Cold and awaiting an eventual return to service, ex-Chicago Burlington & Quincy Mike 4960 sits beside the Moore's Potato Chip plant in Bristol, VA in the summer of 1985. This famed engine launched... (more)
To celebrate the centennial of the opening of its Chicago to Aurora, Illinois line, the Chicago, Burlington, & Quincy very temporarily painted its queen of fan trips, Northern 5632, gold. The scen... (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)
Not normally seen outside, this 1923 built Baldwin sits on the steam leads while her normal indoor storage building was used for the filming a movie.
The fresh looking SD24 sits, staged, ready to pull the RPO / coach train later in the day.
The Burlington E5 from the Illinois Transportation Museum is shown head on while being turned at Spencer on friday morning.
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.
Looking out of the roundhouse stall at the beautiful slant nose as she waits her turn to spin on the table.
Builder's plates temporarily adorned the sides of the Silver Pilot while she was in Spencer.
A gathering of noses--from Streamliners at Spencer, preview day.
CB&Q 9911-A and the Nebraska Zephyr wait to depart east out of the IRM depot.