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Gateway Division NMRA 2004 Annual Model and Photo Contest

Gateway Division NMRA 2004 Annual Model and Photo Contest

NMRA conventions and train show events feature a model and photo contest where entries are displayed to be viewed and enjoyed by other model railroaders and the general public. Any NMRA member may enter models and photos into these contests....
CB&Q E8 Restoration

CB&Q E8 Restoration

Gateway Division members John Lee and David Lotz began their efforts in 2001 to cosmetically restore one of the ex-CB&Q E units at the Museum of Transport with the goal of having it unveiled at the Burlington Route Historical Society Meeting Sept. 13, 2002....
Mark Twain Zephyr in later years at Burlighton, Iowa

The CB&Q Mark Twain Zephyr

The largest fleet of named streamliners in the United States were the Burlington's Zephyrs. Competing in markets against the famed Eagles, Chiefs, 400's, Cities and Hiawathas on almost every route, the polished Zephyrs covered almost every route on the mainline of the Burlington and f...