Stainless steel on a classic streamliner, taken at the Streamliners at Spencer event.
The Zephyr's second weekend excursion is underway out of CUS. It will take a lightning rod trip down the BNSF mainline.
NCTM's "Streamliners" event would not be complete without the Illinois Railway Museum's CB&Q E-5 "Silver Pilot" No. 9911-A! The locomotive, sans her "Nebraska Zeph... (more)
What an event! Streamliners at Spencer.
We're riding in a gon on the rear of a CB&Q steam excursion from Chicago to Dubuque. We've cleared the mainline in the center siding at Murphy named after the then president of the CB&Q. Approachi... (more)
The Nebraska Zephyr splits the semaphores at Olson Road.
The conductor is giving the Nebraska Zephyr a final check as Chicago Burlington & Quincy 9911A is preparing to pull the lunch train at the Illinois Railway Museum. CB&Q 9911A is the only remainin... (more)
Raindrops on steam trains and whiskers on diesels
Restored black kettles and silver streamliners
Brown color ballast multiple trains
These are a few of my favorite things!
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)
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.