A railway postal clerk snags a bag from midair on a cross country CB&Q passenger train in the '50s...
In reality, this comes from the time machine known as the Illinois Railway Museum at the ye... (more)
A close up of one of the Chicago, Burlington, & Quincy E5A’s trucks.
CBQ 9911A heads west on the IRM mainline before pulling into the depot.
CBQ 9911A shoves the Nebraska Zephyr west in Union, IL at IRM.
CBQ 9911A departs East Union with the Nebraska Zephyr.
The Nebraska Zephyr departs off station track 1 for its last run of the day while BN1 hold down track 2 in the pouring rain.
What an event! Streamliners at Spencer.
CB&Q 9911A, Silver Pilot shows off its nose in one of the sheds at the Illinois Railroad Museum at Union, IL. The unit is the locomotive that is used to run the Nebraska Zephyr that is part of the... (more)
Departing the station for her last time this year, the 9911A heads east for Kishwaukee Grove.
Shovel Noses - 2:
Though the two locomotives had many similarities, the two pre-war E-units on display at ... (more)
IRM's Nebraska Zephyr rolls through the Illinois countryside, giving riders a taste of what it was like to ride a streamlined passenger train in the 1950s.
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)
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.