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Owner: Chicago Burlington & Quincy
Model:EMD AABuilt As:CBQ 9900 (AA)
Serial Number:509Order No:E119
Frame Number:Budd # 94600-50Built:4/1934
Notes:named Pioneer Zephyr, blt by Budd/EMC 4/34 ret 1960
Other locos with this serial:  CBQ 9900(AA)
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CB&Q 9900
Title:  CB&Q 9900
Description:  Chicago Burlington & Quincy Railroad 9900 at Weston, New Jersey on April 17, 1934, photograph by the Budd Company, Chuck Zeiler collection. Number 9900 was released from the Budd's Philadelphia plant on April 10, 1934 and began a nationwide tour. It is seen here on a run out of New York City on the Reading at Weston.
Photo Date:  4/17/1934  Upload Date: 1/29/2014 1:40:13 PM
Location:  Weston, NJ
Author:  Budd Company
Categories:  Station
Locomotives:  CBQ 9900(AA)
Views:  1040   Comments: 2
CB&Q 9900
Title:  CB&Q 9900
Description:  Chicago Burlington & Quincy Railroad 9900 at Denver, Colorado on an unknown day in 1936, photograph by R. H. Kindig, Chuck Zeiler collection.
Photo Date:  12/31/1936  Upload Date: 12/28/2013 2:16:32 PM
Location:  Denver, CO
Author:  R. H. Kindig
Categories:  Station
Locomotives:  CBQ 9900(AA)
Views:  424   Comments: 0
CB&Q 9900
Title:  CB&Q 9900
Description:  Chicago Burlington & Quincy Railroad 9900 and FT 102 at Lincoln, Nebraska on April 10, 1944, photo by unknown photographer, Chuck Zeiler collection. This was the tenth birthday for the Pioneer Zephyr, and it will cut its own cake with a large knife mounted by the cab door.
Photo Date:  4/10/1944  Upload Date: 10/2/2013 4:54:08 PM
Location:  Lincoln, NE
Author:  unknown
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  CBQ 9900(AA) CBQ 102A(FTA)
Views:  893   Comments: 0
CB&Q PIONEER ZEPHYR 9900
Title:  CB&Q PIONEER ZEPHYR 9900
Description:  UNKNOWN DATE
Photo Date:  1/1/1946  Upload Date: 9/4/2004 5:37:50 PM
Location:  Keokuk, IA
Author:  ROBERT ERHOLM
Categories:  Station
Locomotives:  CBQ 9900(AA)
Views:  2335   Comments: 2
CB&Q 9900
Title:  CB&Q 9900
Description:  Chicago Burlington & Quincy Railroad 9900 at Quincy, Illinois on June 24, 1957, photograph by G. E. Lloyd, print by Gordon C. Bassett, Chuck Zeiler collection. There appears to be a baggage car coupled to the rear.
Photo Date:  6/24/1957  Upload Date: 5/5/2014 11:37:20 AM
Location:  Quincy, IL
Author:  G. E. Lloyd
Categories:  Station
Locomotives:  CBQ 9900(AA)
Views:  553   Comments: 1
CB&Q 9900
Title:  CB&Q 9900
Description:  CB&Q Pioneer Zephyr 9900 at Lincoln, Nebraska on an unknown day in July, 1959, photo by Dick Rumbolz, Chuck Zeiler collection. Built April 7, 1934 (ordered June 17, 1933) by Budd (c/n 509), powered by an EMC Winton eight-cylinder Model 201A diesel (original block was s/n 4510, now at the Smithsonian, replaced around 1937 with block s/n 4686) , it is seen here in one of its many configurations during its service life. Originally a three car train (power unit, baggage/coach, coach/observation) it was re-equipped in late-1934 by adding chair car 525, re-equipped again in 1937 with car 500 (40 chair seats and a buffet/pantry/kitchen) replacing 525. Another modification was to move the air horns from behind the intake grills (which were directed downward, to the annoyance of the engine crew) to the roof top. Between 1946-48, the Zephyr (officially re-named the Pioneer Zephyr November 11, 1936) acquired the Mars Light above the headlight. It was regularly assigned to Omaha-Kansas City routes until retired in 1960 and donated to Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry. Between 1994-1998, the Pioneer Zephyr was cosmetically restored to as-built appearance and the Mars Light was removed. The four yellow hash marks seen below the cab window are service marks (one hash mark for each five years of service) applied by the Burlington during the late-1940's. It will shortly receive a fifth hash mark just before retirement.
Photo Date:  7/1/1959  Upload Date: 5/16/2010 10:06:27 AM
Location:  Lincoln, NE
Author:  Dick Rumbolz
Categories:  Roster,Passenger
Locomotives:  CBQ 9900(AA)
Views:  2091   Comments: 2
CB&Q 9900 Pioneer Zephyr
Title:  CB&Q 9900 Pioneer Zephyr
Description:  Chicago Burlington & Quincy Railroad 9900 Pioneer Zephyr at Omaha, Nebraska on an unknown day in March 1960, Kodachrome by Dick Rumbolz, Chuck Zeiler collection. Number 9900 made its last run on March 20, 1960 from Lincoln to Galesburg, then was overhauled at Aurora and towed to Chicago, donated to the Museum of Science and Industry on May 26, 1960. Since its construction in 1934, it had traveled 3,222,898 miles.
Photo Date:  3/1/1960  Upload Date: 11/1/2011 12:58:19 PM
Location:  Omaha, NE
Author:  Dick Rumbolz
Categories:  Winter,Station
Locomotives:  CBQ 9900(AA)
Views:  1262   Comments: 0
CB&Q 9900
Title:  CB&Q 9900
Description:  Chicago Burlington & Quincy Railroad Pioneer Zephyr 9900 at Lincoln, Nebraska on an unknown day in March 1960, Kodachrome by Dick Rumbolz, Chuck Zeiler collection. The four stripes in front of the road number on the side represent 40 years of service, one stripe per ten years.
Photo Date:  3/1/1960  Upload Date: 4/20/2013 3:33:59 PM
Location:  Lincoln, NE
Author:  Dick Rumbolz
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  CBQ 9900(AA)
Views:  499   Comments: 0
CBQ 9900 on display at Museum of Science & Industry
Title:  CBQ 9900 on display at Museum of Science & Industry
Description:  Rear of the original Pioneer Zephyr when displayed outdoors and MSI
Photo Date:  12/29/1980  Upload Date: 12/23/2012 9:59:21 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Jerry Krueger
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CBQ 9900(AA)
Views:  283   Comments: 0
CB&Q 9900
Title:  CB&Q 9900
Description:  Outdoors at Museum of Science & Industry - date is approximate
Photo Date:  8/15/1982  Upload Date: 8/16/2012 11:15:48 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Stephen Borleske
Categories:  Roster,Passenger
Locomotives:  CBQ 9900(AA)
Views:  221   Comments: 0
CBQ 9900 1966
Title:  CBQ 9900 1966
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/1/2004  Upload Date: 1/3/2005 11:28:48 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Jim Sands
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  CBQ 9900(AA)
Views:  1403   Comments: 2
Burlington Zephyr exterior
Title:  Burlington Zephyr exterior
Description:  In black and white, but not out stretching her legs on the Q main like she should be.
Photo Date:  6/20/2004  Upload Date: 4/4/2007 2:51:50 AM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Tristan Garrett
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  CBQ 9900(AA)
Views:  1535   Comments: 1
Burlington Zephyr controls
Title:  Burlington Zephyr controls
Description:  The engineer's control panel on CB&Q 9900, now housed indoors at the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry.
Photo Date:  6/20/2004  Upload Date: 4/4/2007 2:51:07 AM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Tristan Garrett
Categories:  InCab,Passenger
Locomotives:  CBQ 9900(AA)
Views:  707   Comments: 1
Pioneer Zephyr
Title:  Pioneer Zephyr
Description: 
Photo Date:  2/12/2005  Upload Date: 8/6/2006 12:18:28 AM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Marty Myers
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CBQ 9900(AA)
Views:  568   Comments: 0
CBQ 9900
Title:  CBQ 9900
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/10/2005  Upload Date: 12/15/2005 5:49:20 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  John J. Poshepny
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CBQ 9900(AA)
Views:  674   Comments: 0
CBQ 9900
Title:  CBQ 9900
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/10/2005  Upload Date: 12/15/2005 5:48:32 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  John J. Poshepny
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CBQ 9900(AA)
Views:  469   Comments: 0
The Zephyr
Title:  The Zephyr
Description:  Bad lighting I know, but can you guess what this is? If you said the Burlington Zephyr, then you are correct.
Photo Date:  8/20/2006  Upload Date: 8/23/2006 1:19:02 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Chris Henchey
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CBQ 9900(AA)
Views:  441   Comments: 2
CBQ 9900
Title:  CBQ 9900
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/15/2006  Upload Date: 3/7/2010 4:57:18 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Bob Courtney
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CBQ 9900(AA)
Views:  304   Comments: 1
Pioneer Zephyr
Title:  Pioneer Zephyr
Description:  The CB&Q Pioneer Zephyr is all decorated for the holidays as it sits at the Museum of Science and Industry.
Photo Date:  11/23/2006  Upload Date: 9/17/2007 8:00:13 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Robby Gragg
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CBQ 9900(AA)
Views:  360   Comments: 0
Burlington Route's 9900, The Poineer Zephyr
Title:  Burlington Route's 9900, The Poineer Zephyr
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/27/2007  Upload Date: 1/27/2007 5:17:58 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Jonathon Leese
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CBQ 9900(AA)
Views:  427   Comments: 0
Zephyr Cab
Title:  Zephyr Cab
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/27/2007  Upload Date: 1/27/2007 5:22:06 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Jonathon Leese
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CBQ 9900(AA)
Views:  626   Comments: 3
Winton 201
Title:  Winton 201
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/27/2007  Upload Date: 1/27/2007 5:23:44 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Jonathon Leese
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CBQ 9900(AA)
Views:  1408   Comments: 0
The Pioneer Zephyr
Title:  The Pioneer Zephyr
Description:  The Pioneer Zephyr is all decorated for Christmas on this Thanksgiving at the Museum of Science and Industry.
Photo Date:  11/22/2007  Upload Date: 11/23/2007 8:02:49 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Robby Gragg
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CBQ 9900(AA)
Views:  364   Comments: 0
Pioneer Zephyr
Title:  Pioneer Zephyr
Description:  Museum of Science and Industry
Photo Date:  7/29/2008  Upload Date: 8/6/2008 10:23:23 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Bob Vogel
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CBQ 9900(AA)
Views:  311   Comments: 2
Pioneer Zephyr
Title:  Pioneer Zephyr
Description:  Museum of Science and Industry
Photo Date:  7/29/2008  Upload Date: 8/6/2008 10:23:38 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Bob Vogel
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CBQ 9900(AA)
Views:  212   Comments: 1
CBQ 9900 Zephyr
Title:  CBQ 9900 Zephyr
Description:  Museum of Science and Industry
Photo Date:  7/29/2008  Upload Date: 8/6/2008 10:24:13 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Bob Vogel
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CBQ 9900(AA)
Views:  327   Comments: 1
CB&Q 9900
Title:  CB&Q 9900
Description:  The Pioneer Zephyr sits on display at the Museum of Science and Industry.
Photo Date:  9/19/2008  Upload Date: 9/28/2008 8:18:38 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Robby Gragg
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CBQ 9900(AA)
Views:  317   Comments: 1
CBQ 9900
Title:  CBQ 9900
Description:  Museum of Science and Industry
Photo Date:  7/22/2010  Upload Date: 8/26/2010 12:04:22 AM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  CBQ 9900(AA)
Views:  210   Comments: 0
CBQ 9900
Title:  CBQ 9900
Description:  The Zephyr
Photo Date:  7/22/2010  Upload Date: 7/26/2010 10:31:58 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Neil Barratt
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  CBQ 9900(AA)
Views:  363   Comments: 2
CBQ 9900
Title:  CBQ 9900
Description:  CBQ 9900 sits inside the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry
Photo Date:  5/8/2012  Upload Date: 5/8/2012 11:57:49 AM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Jim Tiroch
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CBQ 9900(AA)
Views:  179   Comments: 0
CBQ 9900 & 3 of Us
Title:  CBQ 9900 & 3 of Us
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/30/2012  Upload Date: 9/14/2013 11:56:23 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Andrew Goblirsch
Categories:  Track
Locomotives:  CBQ 9900(AA)
Views:  157   Comments: 0
CBQ 9900 Display inside Museum
Title:  CBQ 9900 Display inside Museum
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/30/2012  Upload Date: 9/3/2014 12:09:16 AM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Andrew Goblirsch
Categories:  Track
Locomotives:  CBQ 9900(AA)
Views:  109   Comments: 0
CBQ 9900
Title:  CBQ 9900
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/5/2012  Upload Date: 10/1/2012 3:10:12 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Matthew Ginkel
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CBQ 9900(AA)
Views:  134   Comments: 0
CBQ 9900
Title:  CBQ 9900
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/5/2012  Upload Date: 10/1/2012 3:11:03 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Matthew Ginkel
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CBQ 9900(AA)
Views:  174   Comments: 0
CBQ 9900
Title:  CBQ 9900
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/5/2012  Upload Date: 10/1/2012 3:13:48 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Matthew Ginkel
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CBQ 9900(AA)
Views:  273   Comments: 0
CBQ 9900
Title:  CBQ 9900
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/5/2012  Upload Date: 10/1/2012 3:16:30 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Matthew Ginkel
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CBQ 9900(AA)
Views:  359   Comments: 0
Not the only Zephyr in Naperville that Day!
Title:  Not the only Zephyr in Naperville that Day!
Description:  Mural of Naperville with the pioneer zephyr at the station.
Photo Date:  9/23/2012  Upload Date: 10/11/2012 2:46:21 PM
Location:  Naperville, IL
Author:  Matthew Ginkel
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CBQ 9900(AA)
Views:  216   Comments: 0
Pioneer Zephyr
Title:  Pioneer Zephyr
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/21/2014  Upload Date: 3/22/2014 7:16:57 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Tim Fennell
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CBQ 9900(AA)
Views:  173   Comments: 0


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