The Empire Builder at full stride on the Q’s three track thoroughfare.
CB&Q E5 9911-A waits for its next run at the IRM depot.
Another image from a post card size film negative by an unknown photographer taken in the 1930s. I am guessing that this veteran 2-8-0 is a CB&Q loco, it has Burlington Route on the tender. More i... (more)
Here are the controls of CB&Q 3006 sitting on display in Galesburg.
The Pioneer Zephyr, America's first streamlined diesel passenger train, sits at the Museum of Science and Industry decorated for Christmas.
CB&Q E5 9911-A and its 4 matching passenger cars pinch-hitting for the Nebraska Zephyr trainset look pretty good in Black and white pulling out to the main.
The three C's: CBQ Signal bridge, clouds, and crepuscular rays.
Burlington SW7 9255 sits at IRM waiting to get on to the mainline.
Burlington E5A 9911-A, IRM's most popular diesel, passes by newly repainted CNW 411 as it is dedicated at the depot.
From this angle it almost looks like a real live locomotive, rather than just a static display. Wouldn't you just love to see this out on the high iron!
One of the best preserved examples of a CB&Q Mikado in its original form is getting repainted at the small railroad museum in Mendota, Illinois.
157 years after the charter of the Aurora Branch Railroad, where the CB&Q all began, this tie plate sits as a silent testament to the deterioration of Class I branch lines across the United States... (more)
Burlington E5A 9911-A, the pride of all of IRMs engines, gets ready to depart the depot with a coach train.
Not much room for the engineer on the Pioneer Zephyr