The cab unit line up at IRM during the Diesel Days event. From front to rear, CB&Q 9911-A (EMC E5A), C&NW 411 (EMD F7A), METX 308 (EMD F7A), IPH 515 (EMD E8A), BN 3 (EMD E8A) and BN 1 (EMD F9A Re... (more)
As the sunset fades, the CB&Q 9911-A and Nebraska Zephyr pose for photographers.
The CB&Q 9911-A and the Nebraska Zephyr sit posed for a night photo shoot during the 2011 "Train Festival" event.
During Diesel Day's the coach train was powered by the CB&Q 9911-A (EMC E5A), SLRG 102 (EMD E9B), and BN-3 (EMD E9AM) for a trip. Here the train has reversed from station to the main to complete... (more)
The Silver Pilot and the Nebraska Zephyr were out for some maintenance in preparation for IRM's Diesel Days.
The "Silver Pilot" and the "Nebraska Zephyr" complete a switching move during a thunder storm.
Night operations are underway for "showcase weekend" at IRM. Here the 9911-A and the Nebraska Zephyr are poised on station track two as a set of North Shore cars pass on the mainline.
During this year's Showcase weekend, the CB&Q 993 was added to the Nebraska Zephyr's consist. The 993 is a baggage car built in 1951 by the CB&Q Havelock shops. Here the CB&Q 9911-A (EMC E5A) lead... (more)
Departing the station for her last time this year, the 9911A heads east for Kishwaukee Grove.
Museum Showcase weekend at IRM featured the Frisco 1630 with a 11 car train, a train set representative of a 1950's C&NW scoot powered by an RSD5, many electric passenger cars, and this, the sole ... (more)
The Burlington E5 from the Illinois Transportation Museum is shown head on while being turned at Spencer on friday morning.
Odd girl out... The UP 949 is out numbered by slant noses as she is flanked by CBQ 9911A and the ACL 501.
The Illinois Railway Museum's CB&Q 9911A sits over a pit track inside the roundhouse in Spencer. The cab tours were held here in the roundhouse.
Not the normal view out the engineer's side... The night shoot is well under way in the south yard. This night the E-units were featured together.
Looking out of the roundhouse stall at the beautiful slant nose as she waits her turn to spin on the table.