TTI 260, a former CB&Q U28B, basks in the sun at the Illinois Railway Museum. CSX recently donated this unit to the museum and it will eventually be painted into CB&Q red.
Three General Electric locomotives take the spotlight in IRM's yard 5 during Diesel Day's.
From the left: TTI 260 (GE U28B), BN 5383 (GE U30C), and UP 1848 (GE B40-8)
TTI 260 gets christened at the Illinois Railway Museum during their Diesel Days event.
TTI U28B 260 makes a debut run on the caboose train, passing the semaphores at East Switch.
For the first time in many years, TTI (IRMX) 260 makes it debut, running the caboose train at the Illinois Railway Museum.
IRM's newest addition, the TTI 260, sits next to the BN 5383 and UP 1848 at IRM. The 260 will eventually be painted into its original CB&Q Chinese red paint scheme to match the museum's existing S... (more)
A special line-up in yard five for IRM's Diesel Days. A group of three General Electric locomotives is headed up by the newest arrival, the TTI 260.
The U28B is moved to the diesel shop for inspections to begin. Much thanks goes to CSX for donating the locomotive to IRM.
The latest addition to the Illinois Railway Museum's diesel fleet. TTI 260, sublettered for transport, was graciously donated to the museum by CSX Transportation. The locomotive was built as Chi... (more)
One of two U28Bs lettered for the NYC; others were P&LE
The nasty March weather is fitting for the condition of Rock Island 265, a GE U28B locomotive. The unit is waiting ist next assignment at the Rock Island engine facility at Inver Grove Heights, MN... (more)
P&LE GE motors round the curve at Water street on the Elgin Joliet & Eastern Porter Line in 1980.
The NYC 2500 is transformed into the P&LE 2800 at the Lake Shore Railway Museum for the annual Night at the Museum event.
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