RailPictures.Net Photo: CB&Q 4960 Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Steam 2-8-2 at Chicago, Illinois by John West
 
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Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (more..)
Steam 2-8-2 (more..)
I'm guessing Mendota, or thereabouts (more..)
Chicago, Illinois, USA (more..)
April 01, 1962
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CB&Q 4960 (more..)
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John West (more..)
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This Illini Railroad Club special operated to Savanna via Denrock doubleheaded with the 4960 and 5632, and returned via the mainline with only the 5632. I was just passing though Chicago when I noticed the flier posted at Union Station, and made some last minute changes in plans and fortunately they still had seats available. My one and only CB&Q steam trip......roundtrip for all of $10! Perhaps a viewer can help me pinpoint the location. All the interlocking gear should be a clue. And yes the train is backing up.....somebody got in front of me for the actual runby.
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