September 2012

CB&Q SW7 #9255 at IRM

September 16, 2012

Chicago Burlington & Quincy SW7 #9255 was built in May, 1950 and saw many year of service for her parent. After spending time on a short line in Iowa known as the Davenport and Rock Island, she came to the Illinois Railway Museum and was restored to her original paint.  She continues to serve patrons […]

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Amtrak’s Fallen THREE RIVERS

September 4, 2012

Amtrak’s THREE RIVERS, named for the three rivers that enter Pittsburgh, was begun on September 10, 1995 to replace a portion of the historic BROADWAY LIMITED. Running from the steel city to New York City, the train was extended over the rest of the route of the BROADWAY along the ex-B&O Willard Sub to Chicago […]

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