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The CB&Q General Pershing Zephyr w/ the Chicago Midland 2-8-2 "Mikado Type" 551 in the background.

A rather dramatic contrast in styles showing the original steam engine that the American railroad was built on and the sleek streamliners which replaced them.

CB&Q 9908
“SILVER CHARGER”
EMD/ D 1,000 hp
Baggage space at rear end
A1A-2
Date Built: 1939

CI&M 551
Model: Steam 2-8-2
Order #:
Serial #: 7330
Frame #:
Date Built: 1928
Lineage: Delivered New
Notes: Built by Lima
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RAFIQUEAHMED Featured By Owner May 26, 2013
very intresting vintage railway
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JP-Barthe Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2012  Professional Photographer
A superb work, well done.
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SMT-Images Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for the kind words.
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Salemik Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2012
Both are really nice. I've not seen one like the one on the left before.
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SMT-Images Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks!
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janvandyk Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2012
interesting view. well done
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SMT-Images Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you!
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turtlephotography Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2012
good work
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SMT-Images Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you!
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TTLee Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2012
this reminds of an old warner bro cartoon here it is [link]
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SMT-Images Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
HA! I love old looney toons! Thanks for sharing that link!
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TTLee Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2012
welcome
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Wordworker Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2012  Professional Writer
Solid pairing!
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SMT-Images Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
indeed!
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DDL-Photography Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2012  Professional General Artist
Great picture! The sepia tone really sets the mood for these old girls!
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SMT-Images Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks!
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HerrDrayer Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Is this the National Transportation museum in St. Louis?
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SMT-Images Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Yes it is!
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Eisenmann87 Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Very nice picture.
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SMT-Images Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you!
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