Sun setting behind a water tower. A Roger Puta Photograph
BN 9917 backing into Union Station from coach yard and 9920 with home-bound commuters.
Ex-CB&Q 9948A's engineer gets high ball.
Taken from cab of BN 9922 pulling an outbound Dinkey with an inbound coming at us while on an inspection trip.
Taking commuters home, she was built as CB&Q E9A #9988A.
She was built as CB&Q E9A #9985B.
BN 9907 and 9908 making a run for the suburbs with a Dinkey so called because they were once small compared to the CB&Q's intercity trains. This Dinkey will make very few stops between Chicago and... (more)
During inbound morning rush. This train just "bounced" at Lisle and is making a second run during the rush.
BN 9907 and 9908 pushing into Union Station from the coach yard a commuter train (called a Dinkey because they were once small compared to the CB&Q's intercity trains). This Dinkey will make very ... (more)
As the throttle was opened, BN 9900 blew out soot and moisture which built up while she idled in the station. She inherited a great number (9900)! The Pioneer Zephyr's. She was built as CB&Q E8... (more)
The first car has a generator for the galley cars because the E-unit has no HEP.
Note the galley cars (double deck) required electricity but the E-unit only had a steam generator. Thus the Q added generators to some single level cars. The last car in this train has the gener... (more)