The Silver Pilot and the Nebraska Zephyr were out for some maintenance in preparation for IRM's Diesel Days.
CB&Q SD24 504 pinch hits for the day on the Nebraska Zephyr at the IRM.
This is the face of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy in 1966 – proudly competent and committed to the best possible passenger service. On April 9, the first section of the Denver Zephyr has paused... (more)
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 Burlington E5 from the Illinois Transportation Museum is shown head on while being turned at Spencer on friday morning.
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.
Builder's plates temporarily adorned the sides of the Silver Pilot while she was in Spencer.
CBQ SW7 9255 pulls the Nebraska Zephyr and CNW F7(A) 411 into the UP's Belvidere Yard on in it's way back to the Illinois Railway Museum in Union after Train Festival 2011 in Rock Island. It's her... (more)
The remaining CB&Q searchlights may be getting replaced at an alarming rate, but it's always important to remember that we have the CB&Q 9911-A, the last remaining E5(A) in existence.
CB&Q meets CB&Q! CB&Q E5 9911-A leads the Nebraska Zephyr west through Mendota, passing CB&Q 4978 on display at the Mendota Union Depot Museum.
Running at track speed, IRM's handsome Nebraska Zephyr passenger special cruises away from the rapidly setting sun, nearing Leland, IL.
The Sunday run of the Nebraska Zephyr departs CUS. Making good time, this train will hit Galesburg in just under three hours.
After slowing for a track defect, the Silver Pilot races back to track speed rolling through the TP&W crossing at Bushnell.
Departing Chicago Union Station for the first time since 1968, the CB&Q 9911-A is looking great for the all the photographers lined up on the Roosevelt Road overpass.