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Meet at Edwards, Illinois

CB&Q steam meeting diesel
Exterior, overview photo showing a meet between a steam-powered passenger excursion and a diesel-powered freight train on the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad at Edwards, Illinois on June 2, 1963. The westbound passenger special is powered by CB&Q #4960, a 2-8-2 Mikado-class, while the freight is led by FTA #110D, built by EMD. For more on CB&Q's steam excursions, see record 1874.
Alternate Title Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Steam Excursion Meeting Diesel Freight Train (editor's title)
Source Richard Neumiller, Peoria, Illinois
Coverage Spatial, Edwards, Illinois; Temporal, June 3, 1963
Rights Richard Neumiller
Date Created 1963-06-03
Resource Type
Extent 35mm
Depicted Railroad
Equipment, Locomotive 2-8-2 O1A class #4960; FTA #110D
Builder, locomotive Baldwin and Electro-Motive
Creator Description Richard Neumiller, a native of Peoria, Illinois, took his first railroad slides at the Chicago Railroad Fair in 1950. His photographic activity increased while at Knox College in Galesburg, where he graduated in 1953. He served on the Peoria city council from 1973 to 1984, and as mayor of Peoria in 1984-85. He retired from the Central Illinois Light Co. in 1996, but remains active as a photographer.
Collection Richard Neumiller Collection
Image ID cbq155
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