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  1. CB&Q Calf.Zephyr

    CB&Q Calf.Zephyr

    The CB&Qs California Zephyr ( Silver Solarium )at track speed around the corner at Everett Wa. the tail end of the Snowtrain to Leavenworth Wa. for the tree lighting.
  2. CZ Varnish at Bayshore

    CZ Varnish at Bayshore

    The old California Zephyr dome "Silver Solarium" trails on the rear end of a SP 2472 steam special in December of 2002. The dome observation looked great with the matching train of stainless steel coaches as they roll past Bayshore, California.
  3. CB&Q F7 164, Naperville, IL, July 28, 1965, photo by Chuck Zeiler

    CB&Q F7 164, Naperville, IL, July 28, 1965, photo by Chuck Zeiler

    Chicago Burlington & Quincy F7 164, Naperville, Illinois, July 28, 1965, photo by Chuck Zeiler I was fortunate to be able to read the model plate on the side of the locomotive, identifying it as an F7. Otherwise, I could not tell the difference between a Phase IV F3 and a Phase I F7...
  4. CB&Q Opr Chris Burritt, Barstow, IL, Aug 28, 1966 photo by Chuck Zeiler

    CB&Q Opr Chris Burritt, Barstow, IL, Aug 28, 1966 photo by Chuck Zeiler

    Chicago Burlington and Quincy Relief Telegraph Operator Chris Burritt, inspecting Train 88 as it saws by another freight train at Barstow, Illinois on August 28, 1966, photo by Chuck Zeiler. This is a closeup shot of a photo I posted previously, and the link to another site failed, so I'm...
  5. CB&Q E7 9929A, Naperville, IL, Dec. 1, 1963, photo by Chuck Zeiler

    CB&Q E7 9929A, Naperville, IL, Dec. 1, 1963, photo by Chuck Zeiler

    Chicago Burlington & Quincy E7 9929A, Naperville, Illinois, December 1, 1963, photo by Chuck Zeiler. The E7 was built in September 1947 (c/n 4439), and was traded as credit to GE for a U28B in February 1968. It is pictured on the eastbound Train #2, the Galesburg Local, which made all...
  6. CB&Q E8 9977, Naperville, IL, April 28, 1965, photo by Chuck Zeiler

    CB&Q E8 9977, Naperville, IL, April 28, 1965, photo by Chuck Zeiler

    Chicago Burlington & Quincy E8 9977 at Naperville, Illinois, April 28, 1965, photo by Chuck Zeiler. It is seen here in charge of a westbound suburban train, known as a Dinky to CB&Q employees. It was built September 1953 as CB&Q E-8 #9977 (c/n 18319), it became BN #9977. Around...
  7. CB&Q GP20 904, Naperville, IL, Oct 2, 1965, photo by Chuck Zeiler

    CB&Q GP20 904, Naperville, IL, Oct 2, 1965, photo by Chuck Zeiler

    Chicago Burlington & Quincy GP20 904, Naperville, Illinois, October 2, 1965, photo by Chuck Zeiler. This locomotive was built by EMD during February 1961 (c/n 26575), it became BN 2040, and was retired December 1985. What is commonplace today was unusual in the 1960's. Railroads came to...
  8. CB&Q NE7 13945, Naperville, IL, April  27, 1965, photo by Chuck Zeiler

    CB&Q NE7 13945, Naperville, IL, April 27, 1965, photo by Chuck Zeiler

    Chicago Burlington & Quincy NE7 13945, built at the CB&Q's Aurora, Illinois shops during September 1914, seen here eastbound at Naperville, Illinois, April 27, 1965, photo by Chuck Zeiler. Also pictured is NE7 13973, and an unidentified NE12. They all survived the BN merger, 13945...
  9. CB&Q 235 Silver Chateau Denver CO Aug 20, 1964, photo by Chuck Zeiler

    CB&Q 235 Silver Chateau Denver CO Aug 20, 1964, photo by Chuck Zeiler

    Chicago Burlington & Quincy dome lounge observation 235 "Silver Chateau", on the rear of Train #10, the eastbound Denver Zephyr at Denver, Colorado, August 20, 1964, photo by Chuck Zeiler. This car was one of two built for the 1956 Denver Zephyr (DZ). The order was placed to...
  10. CB&Q E7 9936A, Berwyn, IL, June 27, 1965, photo by Chuck Zeiler

    CB&Q E7 9936A, Berwyn, IL, June 27, 1965, photo by Chuck Zeiler

    Chicago Burlington & Quincy E7 9936A, Berwyn, Illinois, June 27, 1965, photo by Chuck Zeiler. Also seen in the distance is E8 9943A approaching the Berwyn station. This is a fortunate situation in that I generally took the train from Union Station, thus should have been aboard the...
  11. CB&Q F3 116D, Clyde IL, March 26, 1966, photo by Chuck Zeiler

    CB&Q F3 116D, Clyde IL, March 26, 1966, photo by Chuck Zeiler

    Chicago Burlington and Quincy F3 116D, built October 1947 (c/n 4405), seen here inside the Clyde Diesel House, Clyde Illinois, March 26, 1966, photo by Chuck Zeiler. This locomotive was traded as credit for a U28B in December 1966. It was most likely scrapped, but I do not know where. There...
  12. CB&Q GP7 251, Aurora, IL, June 20, 1965, photo by Chuck Zeiler

    CB&Q GP7 251, Aurora, IL, June 20, 1965, photo by Chuck Zeiler

    Chicago Burlington and Quincy Railroad GP7 251 , later Burlington Northern 1607, built in November 1952 (c/n 16712), pictured in the lower coach yard at Aurora, Illinois, June 20, 1965, photo by Chuck Zeiler. It is seen here in charge of the consist for a steam fan trip, sponsored by the West...
  13. CB&Q FT #110D, Naperville, IL, Dec. 28, 1963, photo by Chuck Zeiler

    CB&Q FT #110D, Naperville, IL, Dec. 28, 1963, photo by Chuck Zeiler

    CB&Q FT #110D, Naperville, Illinois, December 28, 1963, photo by Chuck Zeiler. I contributed this image for use in the Burlington Route Historical Society's 1994 calendar, and here is how it was captioned by Ed DeRouin: "Making The Connection - A westbound train, possible 67-A, a...
  14. CB&Q O-1a #4960, Naperville, IL, August 7, 1961, photo by Chuck Zeiler

    CB&Q O-1a #4960, Naperville, IL, August 7, 1961, photo by Chuck Zeiler

    Chicago Burlington & Quincy O-1a #4960, Naperville, Illinois, August 7, 1961, photo by Chuck Zeiler. This is a black and white negative, but I scanned in on the wrong setting, the result was a sepia tone scan. I thought about desaturating the photo, but I kind of like the tone, so I left...
  15. CB&Q depot at Barstow, IL, August 28, 1966, photo by Chuck Zeiler

    CB&Q depot at Barstow, IL, August 28, 1966, photo by Chuck Zeiler

    The Chicago Burlington & Quincy depot at Barstow, Illinois, was located in the middle of a wye, seen here on August 28, 1966, photo by Chuck Zeiler. Also pictured is CB&Q F-3 #160A on Train #88. My friend, Chris Burritt, passed away this week (January 7, 2008), and I started looking...
  16. CB&Q E-8 #9943A, Naperville, IL, May 9, 1965, photo by Chuck Zeiler

    CB&Q E-8 #9943A, Naperville, IL, May 9, 1965, photo by Chuck Zeiler

    Chicago Burlington & Quincy Railroad E-8 #9943A, Naperville, IL, May 9, 1965, photo by Chuck Zeiler. I lived along the Burlington's triple track main line during 1962-1966 in Naperville and I photographed a few trains during that time. One of the memories I have was the shuffle of the...
  17. CB&Q GP-30 977, Naperville, IL, Nov. 29, 1963, photo by Chuck Zeiler

    CB&Q GP-30 977, Naperville, IL, Nov. 29, 1963, photo by Chuck Zeiler

    Chicago Burlington & Quincy Railroad GP-30 977, Naperville, IL, Nov. 29, 1963, photo by Chuck Zeiler. This was the last GP-30 delivered to the CB&Q, built September 1963 (c/n 28299). It became Burlington Northern 2254. By the date of this photo, it was 2 months old. Sorry for the...
  18. CB&Q E-7 #9917B, Naperville, IL, Oct. 10, 1965, photo by Chuck Zeiler

    CB&Q E-7 #9917B, Naperville, IL, Oct. 10, 1965, photo by Chuck Zeiler

    Chicago Burlington & Quincy Railroad E-7 #9917B, built November 1945 (c/n 2941), at Loomis Street, Naperville, Illinois, October 10, 1965, photo by Chuck Zeiler. This locomotive was wrecked at south Council Bluffs, IA 10/15/66, I have no further information. This locomotive displays...
  19. CB&Q E-8 #9938A, Naperville, IL, August 21, 1964, photo by Chuck Zeiler

    CB&Q E-8 #9938A, Naperville, IL, August 21, 1964, photo by Chuck Zeiler

    Chicago Burlington & Quincy E-8 #9938A, Naperville, Illinois, August 21, 1964, photo by Chuck Zeiler. A spotting feature of CB&Q E-8's and E-9's was the silver painted fourth porthole. I never determined a reason for that. Built December 1949 as CB&Q #9938A (c/n 9675), it became...
  20. EMC Builder's Plate, CB&Q NW-2 #9218, photo by Chuck Zeiler

    EMC Builder's Plate, CB&Q NW-2 #9218, photo by Chuck Zeiler

    EMC Builder's Plate, CB&Q NW-2 #9218, photo by Chuck Zeiler Electro-Motive Corporation started in Cleveland, OH in 1922 as the Electro-Motive Engineering Company, and a few years later became the Electro-Motive Company. Its business was gasoline powered railcars, and later EMC struck up a...



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