CBQ 5629 (4-8-4) was built in 1940 at the Burlington shops in Iowa and was one of 15 engines of its class designed for fast freight and passenger service. Notice the attempt to streamline the nos... (more)
My father rode a fan trip out of Chicago pulled by CB&Q 4-8-4 #5632 in the early 1960s. Here the train meets an eastbound freight led by the incredible combination of CB&Q F3(A) - GN FT(A) - GN F... (more)
Interestingly, this wide-vision caboose is a former Great Northern car, but it is nicely painted in Chicago, Burlington & Quincy’s red stripe over silver scheme. The caboose sits just outside th... (more)
A close up of one of the Chicago, Burlington, & Quincy E5A’s trucks.
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.
Two Burlington Route (CB&Q) GP20's with (3) Union Pacific GP30's lead an eastbound freight at Sidney, Nebraska on September 02,1969. Photo from my slide collection, no photographer listed on slide... (more)
CB&Q 504 idles outside the diesel shop.
Racing into a searchlight sunset. With the sun having just dipped behind the costal overcast, Amtrak 14 races northbound toward its next stop of Oakland as it thunders past a still-active, ... (more)
CB&Q 9911, the last EMD E5 left in existence, powers away from the huge crowd of onlookers (not pictured) at IRM Diesel Days.
CB&Q 504 and the caboose train wait out the night at the East Union depot during IRM's "Diesel Days" event.
5629 Steam engine at the Colorado Railroad Museum
Backing Illini Railroad Club fantrip over trestle north of Grand Ridge, IL A Roger Puta Photograph
A Roger Puta Photograph