Burlington Northern commuter trains at Aurora, Illinois, were being powered by both venerable BN EMD E9s and new Metra EMD F40PHM-2 locomotives on February 22, 1992.
This small segment of the former ACL between Albany & Waycross has a temporary "guest exhibit", awaiting transfer to Valdosta & the CPR. Obviously this spent a moment in the SLRG fold, ... (more)
The mighty Cheyenne Frontier Days special is about to roll into the depot in minutes.
A bit of late day switching on a day that saw both of the museum's E-units in service.
2015's version of the Cheyenne Frontier Days/Denver Post special looked like this, arriving in town with revenue freight right along with it. A pretty fluid operation up there.
Racing through Hinsdale A rush hour Burlington Northern “Dinky” express cruises through Hinsdale, Illinois, on the center main on May 28, 1992. Geraniums are blooming in the planter... (more)
The engineer climbs into Milwaukee Road 32A at St. Paul Union depot to start the night's duties. In reality, this was a night photo shoot at the depot as part of Train Days.
Milwaukee Road 32A returned to Union Depot Train Days in 2022.
To date, the operational E9 has made three appearances at Train Days, tied-most with the Hustle Muscle, GN 400.
Thank you to al... (more)
Led by venerable Burlington Northern EMD E9 No. 9913, a westbound BN “Dinky” commuter train storms into Lisle, Illinois, on the afternoon of March 3, 1990.
CMStP&P No. 32A retraces a route it took many times across Minnesota on the Milwaukee Road's main line to the Pacific. This was the "Gourmet Express" excursion from Minneapolis to Bonga... (more)
MILW 33A is in charge of a Hiawatha as it approaches Duplainville, WI in June of 1969. Bob Ferge image from my collection.
E9A bound for its new owner , the Cater Parrot Railnet.
A westbound Burlington Northern/Metra commuter train, led by BN E9 No. 9906, is panned past the park at the station at Highlands, Illinois, on June 18, 1989.
Burlington Northern EMD E9 cab units line up on Metra commuter trains paused for the weekend at Hill Yard in Aurora, Illinois, on the afternoon of June 8, 1991.
Union Pacific’s shiny A-B-A set of EMD E9s power a passenger special into Grimsby, Illinois, on April 26, 1993, just after completion of a complete rebuild at Paducah, Kentucky.