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Owner: Chicago Burlington & Quincy
Model:EMD E5ABuilt As:CBQ 9914A (E5A)
Serial Number:1301Order No:E377
Frame Number:E377-A1Built:6/1941
Notes:named Silver Arrow, to C&S 9955, traded 3/15/68
Other locos with this serial:  CBQ 9914A(E5A) CS 9955(E5A)
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CB&Q E5 9914A
Title:  CB&Q E5 9914A
Description:  Chicago Burlington & Quincy Railroad E5 9914A, named Silver Arrow, on Train # 39, the Exposition Flyer, at Princeton, Illinois on October 3, 1941, photograph by L. E. Griffith, print by Gordon C. Bassett, Chuck Zeiler collection. The Exposition Flyer was inaugurated on June 11, 1939 in conjunction with the D&RGW and WP providing service between Chicago and Oakland ( San Francisco ) California, a precursor of the California Zephyr service. The train name was derived the Golden Gate International Exposition, held in San Francisco in 1939 and 1940, and replaced the CB&Q's Aristocrat, the D&RGW's Panoramic, and the WP's Scenic Limited trains. The Exposition Flyer continued to operate on the CB&Q through World War II, often operating in multiple sections due to war time traffic.
Photo Date:  10/3/1941  Upload Date: 6/18/2015 12:33:20 PM
Location:  Princeton, IL
Author:  L. E. Griffith
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  CBQ 9914A(E5A)
Views:  618   Comments: 0
CB&Q E5 9914A
Title:  CB&Q E5 9914A
Description:  Chicago Burlington & Quincy Railroad E5 9914A, named Silver Arrow, at Hazeltine, Colorado on June 14, 1949, photographer unknown, print by Tom Klinger, Chuck Zeiler collection. Number 9914A was built in June 1941 ( c/n 1301 ), was sold to the C&S on September 20, 1961, becoming C&S 9955, retired March 15, 1968 and traded to EMD. The training B unit was either 9906B or 9907B, one of the two EA B-units built for the original Denver Zephyr, that Zephyr is seen trailing the power in this photo.
Photo Date:  6/14/1949  Upload Date: 6/11/2014 12:36:53 PM
Location:  Hazeltine, CO
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  CBQ 9914A(E5A)
Views:  681   Comments: 1
CBQ 9914BA (Silver Swift and Silver Arrow) Being Swift and Straight
Title:  CBQ 9914BA (Silver Swift and Silver Arrow) Being Swift and Straight
Description:  After 9912B CB&Q bought no passenger diesel B units except for the F3Bs for the California Zephyr. Date of this photograph unknown. It was purchased years ago.
Photo Date:  1/1/1955  Upload Date: 6/1/2007 8:20:01 PM
Location:  Somonauk, IL
Author:  Unknown
Categories:  Signal,Passenger
Locomotives:  CBQ 9914B(E5A) CBQ 9914A(E5A)
Views:  1757   Comments: 3


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