Chicago Burlington & Quincy Railroad E9A type diesel locomotive #9913 on display in Miami, FL. Picture was taken while on a trip from Buffalo to Miami (on the 'Lakeshore Limited' & 'Silver Meteor'... (more)
I was passing through Chicago on my way from a Navy school in South Carolina to my ship in Long Beach. In Union Station I saw an add for this trip and fortunately last minute tickets were availabl... (more)
This steel caboose, acquired in 2000 by the Minnesota Transportation Museum. During restoration at the Jackson Street Roundhouse shops it was determined that 13500 was most likely the CB&Q's first... (more)
Two CB&Q E units lead the California Zephyr out of Chicago on Oct. 8, 1968. Stainless steel adorns the sides of 9969 and partner. The Zephyr would not last until Amtrak’s birth.
A unique scene of vintage railroading share the spotlight at Spencer, NC...many of these locomotives never shared trackage when they were in service.
Amtrak's Empire Builder eastbound through Fall River,WI. on its way from Seattle to Chicago.
One can almost smell and hear the story of this impressive engine
CB&Q Train 20 arrives Kansas City, Mo. on Feb. 22, 1967 after its 4-hour, 195-mile run from Omaha. E-7 9928B hardly had to break a sweat handling the four cars. In this year CB&Q had three pair... (more)
My father-in-law took this photograph when he was a young man living on a farm near Haigler, Nebraska, which is located on the Burlington Route near the Nebraska-Kansas-Colorado borders. Before h... (more)
The friendly C&S engineer waves as five SD-9s struggle to lift southbound Train 75 out of Walsenburg, Colo. on Feb. 25, 1968. No. 75 has just collected refrigerator cars full of San Luis Valley ... (more)
IRM's Nebraska Zephyr creeps through the siding at Bettendorf for a meet with a southbound freight.
One MU cover open, one missing. Come on guys.
Became BN #97.
Early F units usually came in set of 4, i.e., ABBA. The CB&Q found that for most trains on its mostly flat railroad ABA sets were sufficient so the ABBAs were broken into ABs with another newer A ... (more)