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Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad

Index Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad

The Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad was a railroad that operated in the Midwestern United States. [1]

113 relations: Ak-Sar-Ben Zephyr, American Civil War, American Royal Zephyr, Amtrak, Aurora, Illinois, Batavia, Illinois, Berwyn, Illinois, Billings, Montana, Black Hawk (CB&Q train), BNSF Railway, Burlington and Missouri River Railroad, Burlington Northern Railroad, Burlington Refrigerator Express, Burlington Trailways, Burlington, Iowa, Burlington-Rock Island Railroad, California Zephyr, Cambridge University Press, Centralized traffic control, Charles Elliott Perkins, Charles F. Kettering, Cheyenne, Wyoming, Chicago, Chicago and Aurora Railroad, Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad, Classification yard, Cody, Wyoming, Colorado, Colorado and Southern Railway, Concord, Illinois, Denver, Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad, Denver Zephyr, Diesel locomotive, Dome car, Downers Grove, Illinois, Dumpster, E. H. Harriman, Electro-Motive Diesel, Empire Builder, Fort Worth and Denver Railway, Galena and Chicago Union Railroad, Galveston, Texas, General Electric, General Motors, General Pershing Zephyr, Great Depression, Great Northern Railway (U.S.), Hannibal and St. Joseph Railroad, Hinsdale, Illinois, ..., Houston, Illinois, Illinois General Assembly, Illinois Zephyr, Iowa, James J. Hill, John Murray Forbes, Kansas, Kansas City Zephyr, Kansas City, Missouri, Kearney, Nebraska, Kentucky, Lincoln, Nebraska, Lisle, Illinois, Mainstreeter, Mark Twain Zephyr, Massena, Iowa, Midwestern United States, Minneapolis–Saint Paul, Mississippi River, Missouri, Montana, Naperville, Illinois, Nebraska, Nebraska Zephyr, New Mexico, North Coast Limited, Northern Pacific Railway, Northern Securities Co. v. United States, Northern Securities Company, Ozark State Zephyr, Pacific coast, Pacific Junction, Iowa, Paducah, Kentucky, Pioneer Zephyr, Plattsmouth, Nebraska, Pony Express, Quincy, Illinois, Railroad classes, Ralph Budd, Saint Paul, Minnesota, Sam Houston Zephyr, Silver Streak Zephyr, South Dakota, Spokane, Portland and Seattle Railway, St. Joseph, Missouri, Streamliner, Supreme Court of the United States, Texas, Texas Zephyr, The Shoshone, Trailways Transportation System, Train, Twin Cities Zephyr, Union Pacific Railroad, West Chicago, Illinois, Western Pacific Railroad, Western Star (train), Wisconsin, World War I, Wyoming, Yellowstone National Park, Zephyr Rocket. Expand index (63 more) »

Ak-Sar-Ben Zephyr

The Ak-Sar-Ben Zephyr was a streamlined passenger train operated by the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad (CB&Q) between Lincoln, Nebraska and Chicago, Illinois, United States.

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American Civil War

The American Civil War (also known by other names) was a war fought in the United States from 1861 to 1865.

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American Royal Zephyr

The American Royal Zephyr was a streamlined passenger train service operated by the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad between Chicago and Kansas City.

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Amtrak

The National Railroad Passenger Corporation, doing business as Amtrak, is a passenger railroad service that provides medium- and long-distance intercity service in the contiguous United States and to three Canadian cities.

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Aurora, Illinois

Aurora, a suburb of Chicago, is a city predominantly in Kane County and DuPage County, with portions extending into Kendall and Will counties.

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Batavia, Illinois

Batavia is a city in DuPage and Kane counties in the U.S. state of Illinois.

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Berwyn, Illinois

Berwyn is a suburban city in Cook County, Illinois, coterminous with Berwyn Township, which was formed in 1908 after breaking off from Cicero Township.

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Billings, Montana

Billings is the largest city in the U.S. state of Montana, and the principal city of the Billings Metropolitan Area with a population of 169,676.

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Black Hawk (CB&Q train)

The Black Hawk was a named passenger train operated by the Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy Railroad between Chicago, Illinois, and Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota, Photograph of timetable posted on flickr.com by David Wilson.

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BNSF Railway

The BNSF Railway Company is the largest freight railroad network in North America, followed by the Union Pacific Railroad (UP) in second place, its primary competitor for Western U.S. freight.

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Burlington and Missouri River Railroad

The Burlington and Missouri River Railroad (B&MR) was an American railroad company incorporated in Iowa in 1852, with headquarters in Omaha, Nebraska.

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Burlington Northern Railroad

The Burlington Northern Railroad was a United States-based railroad company formed from a merger of four major U.S. railroads.

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Burlington Refrigerator Express

Burlington Refrigerator Express (BREX) was a railroad refrigerator car leasing company that was formed on May 1, 1926 as a joint venture between the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad (CB&Q) and the Fruit Growers Express Company.

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Burlington Trailways

Burlington Trailways is an inter-city bus company based in West Burlington, Iowa.

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Burlington, Iowa

Burlington is a city and the county seat of Des Moines County, Iowa, United States.

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Burlington-Rock Island Railroad

The Burlington-Rock Island Railroad came into existence on July 7, 1930 through the reorganization of its predecessor the Trinity and Brazos Valley Railway Company (T&BV), nicknamed the "Boll Weevil Line." Like its predecessor, the BRI was jointly owned by the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad (CB&Q) and the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad (Rock Island), with each company owning half of the railroad.

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California Zephyr

The California Zephyr (the CZ, or "Silver Lady") is a passenger train operated by Amtrak between Chicago and the San Francisco Bay Area (at Emeryville), via Omaha, Denver, Salt Lake City, and Reno.

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Cambridge University Press

Cambridge University Press (CUP) is the publishing business of the University of Cambridge.

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Centralized traffic control

Centralized traffic control (CTC) is a form of railway signalling that originated in North America.

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Charles Elliott Perkins

Charles Elliott Perkins (November 24, 1840 — November 8, 1907) was an American businessman and president of the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad.

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Charles F. Kettering

Charles Franklin Kettering (August 29, 1876 – November 25, 1958) sometimes known as Charles "Boss" Kettering was an American inventor, engineer, businessman, and the holder of 186 patents.

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Cheyenne, Wyoming

Cheyenne is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Wyoming and the county seat of Laramie County.

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Chicago

Chicago, officially the City of Chicago, is the third most populous city in the United States, after New York City and Los Angeles.

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Chicago and Aurora Railroad

The Chicago and Aurora Railroad was an early predecessor of the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad that built a line from West Chicago to Mendota via Aurora, Illinois.

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Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad

The Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad (CRI&P RW, sometimes called Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railway) was a Class I railroad in the United States.

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Classification yard

A classification yard (American and Canadian English) or marshalling yard (British, Hong Kong, Indian, Australian and Canadian English) is a railway yard found at some freight train stations, used to separate railway cars onto one of several tracks.

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Cody, Wyoming

Cody is a city in Northwest Wyoming and the county seat of Park County, Wyoming, United States.

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Colorado

Colorado is a state of the United States encompassing most of the southern Rocky Mountains as well as the northeastern portion of the Colorado Plateau and the western edge of the Great Plains.

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Colorado and Southern Railway

The Colorado and Southern Railway was an American Class I railroad in the western United States that operated independently from 1898 to 1908, then as part of the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad until it was absorbed into the Burlington Northern Railroad in 1981.

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Concord, Illinois

Concord is a village in Morgan County, Illinois, United States.

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Denver

Denver, officially the City and County of Denver, is the capital and most populous municipality of the U.S. state of Colorado.

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Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad

The Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad, often shortened to Rio Grande, D&RG or D&RGW, formerly the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad, was an American Class I railroad company.

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Denver Zephyr

The Denver Zephyr was a streamlined passenger train operated by the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad between Chicago, Illinois, and Denver, Colorado.

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Diesel locomotive

A diesel locomotive is a type of railway locomotive in which the prime mover is a diesel engine.

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Dome car

A dome car is a type of railway passenger car that has a glass dome on the top of the car where passengers can ride and see in all directions around the train.

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Downers Grove, Illinois

Downers Grove is a village in DuPage County, Illinois, United States.

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Dumpster

A dumpster is a type of mobile garbage bin designed to be brought and taken away by a special truck, or to a bin that a specially designed garbage truck lifts, empties into its hopper, and lowers, on the spot.

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E. H. Harriman

Edward Henry "Ned" Harriman (February 20, 1848 – September 9, 1909) was an American railroad executive.

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Electro-Motive Diesel

Electro-Motive Diesel (EMD) is an American manufacturer of diesel-electric locomotives, locomotive products and diesel engines for the rail industry.

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Empire Builder

The Empire Builder is an Amtrak long-distance passenger train that operates daily between Chicago andvia two sections west of SpokaneSeattle and Portland. Introduced in 1929, it was the flagship passenger train of the Great Northern Railway and its successor, the Burlington Northern, and was retained by Amtrak when it took over intercity rail service in 1971. The end-to-end travel time of the route is 45–46 hours for an average speed of about, though the train travels as fast as over the majority of the route. It is Amtrak's busiest long-distance route.

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Fort Worth and Denver Railway

The Fort Worth and Denver Railway, nicknamed "the Denver Road," was a Class I American railroad company that operated in the northern part of Texas from 1881 to 1982, and had a profound influence on the early settlement and economic development of the region.

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Galena and Chicago Union Railroad

The Galena and Chicago Union Railroad (G&CU) was a railroad running west from Chicago to Clinton, Iowa and Freeport, Illinois, never reaching Galena, Illinois.

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Galveston, Texas

Galveston is a coastal resort city on Galveston Island and Pelican Island in the U.S. state of Texas.

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General Electric

General Electric Company (GE) is an American multinational conglomerate incorporated in New York and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts.

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General Motors

General Motors Company, commonly referred to as General Motors (GM), is an American multinational corporation headquartered in Detroit that designs, manufactures, markets, and distributes vehicles and vehicle parts, and sells financial services.

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General Pershing Zephyr

The General Pershing Zephyr was the ninth of the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad's ''Zephyr'' streamliners, and the last built as an integrated streamliner rather than a train hauled by an EMD E-unit diesel locomotive.

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Great Depression

The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s, beginning in the United States.

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Great Northern Railway (U.S.)

The Great Northern Railway was an American Class I railroad.

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Hannibal and St. Joseph Railroad

The Hannibal and St.

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Hinsdale, Illinois

Hinsdale is a village in Cook and DuPage counties in the U.S. state of Illinois.

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Houston

Houston is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Texas and the fourth most populous city in the United States, with a census-estimated 2017 population of 2.312 million within a land area of.

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Illinois

Illinois is a state in the Midwestern region of the United States.

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Illinois General Assembly

The Illinois General Assembly is the bicameral legislature of the U.S. state of Illinois and comprises the Illinois House of Representatives and the Illinois Senate.

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Illinois Zephyr

The Illinois Zephyr, running since 1971, is a 258-mile (415 km) passenger train operated by Amtrak, that runs between Chicago and Quincy, Illinois.

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Iowa

Iowa is a U.S. state in the Midwestern United States, bordered by the Mississippi River to the east and the Missouri and Big Sioux rivers to the west.

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James J. Hill

James Jerome Hill (September 16, 1838 – May 29, 1916), was a Canadian-American railroad executive.

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John Murray Forbes

John Murray Forbes (February 23, 1813 – October 12, 1898) was an American railroad magnate, merchant, philanthropist and abolitionist.

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Kansas

Kansas is a U.S. state in the Midwestern United States.

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Kansas City Zephyr

The Kansas City Zephyr was a streamliner passenger train service operated by the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad (CB&Q) between Chicago and Kansas City.

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Kansas City, Missouri

Kansas City is the largest city in the U.S. state of Missouri.

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Kearney, Nebraska

Kearney is a city in and the county seat of Buffalo County, Nebraska, United States.

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Kentucky

Kentucky, officially the Commonwealth of Kentucky, is a state located in the east south-central region of the United States.

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Lincoln, Nebraska

Lincoln is the capital of the U.S. state of Nebraska and the county seat of Lancaster County.

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Lisle, Illinois

Lisle is a village in DuPage County, Illinois, United States.

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Mainstreeter

The Mainstreeter was a passenger train on the Northern Pacific Railway between Chicago, Illinois, and the Pacific Northwest from 1952 to 1971.

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Mark Twain Zephyr

The Mark Twain Zephyr was an early four-unit articulated trainset that was similar to the Pioneer Zephyr in style.

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Massena, Iowa

Massena is a city in Cass County, Iowa, United States.

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Midwestern United States

The Midwestern United States, also referred to as the American Midwest, Middle West, or simply the Midwest, is one of four census regions of the United States Census Bureau (also known as "Region 2").

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Minneapolis–Saint Paul

Minneapolis–Saint Paul is a major metropolitan area built around the Mississippi, Minnesota and St. Croix rivers in east central Minnesota.

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Mississippi River

The Mississippi River is the chief river of the second-largest drainage system on the North American continent, second only to the Hudson Bay drainage system.

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Missouri

Missouri is a state in the Midwestern United States.

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Montana

Montana is a state in the Northwestern United States.

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Naperville, Illinois

Naperville is a city in DuPage and Will counties in the U.S. state of Illinois, and a suburb of Chicago.

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Nebraska

Nebraska is a state that lies in both the Great Plains and the Midwestern United States.

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Nebraska Zephyr

The Nebraska Zephyr was a streamlined passenger train operated by the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad (CB&Q, commonly known by the shorter name of "Burlington") between Chicago, Illinois, Omaha, Nebraska and Lincoln, Nebraska.

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New Mexico

New Mexico (Nuevo México, Yootó Hahoodzo) is a state in the Southwestern Region of the United States of America.

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North Coast Limited

The North Coast Limited was a named passenger train operated by the Northern Pacific Railway between Chicago and Seattle via Bismarck, North Dakota.

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Northern Pacific Railway

The Northern Pacific Railway was a transcontinental railroad that operated across the northern tier of the western United States, from Minnesota to the Pacific Northwest.

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Northern Securities Co. v. United States

Northern Securities Co.

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Northern Securities Company

The Northern Securities Company was a short-lived American railroad trust formed in 1901 by E. H. Harriman, James J. Hill, J.P. Morgan and their associates.

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Ozark State Zephyr

The Ozark State Zephyr was a streamlined passenger train operated by the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad (CB&Q) and the Alton Railroad (the "Alton") between St. Louis and Kansas City in Missouri, home of the Ozarks.

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Pacific coast

A country's Pacific coast is the part of its coast bordering the Pacific Ocean.

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Pacific Junction, Iowa

Pacific Junction is a city in Mills County, Iowa, United States.

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Paducah, Kentucky

Paducah is a home rule-class city in and the county seat of McCracken County, Kentucky, United States.

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Pioneer Zephyr

The Pioneer Zephyr is a diesel-powered railroad train formed of railroad cars permanently articulated together with Jacobs bogies, built by the Budd Company in 1934 for the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad (CB&Q), commonly known as the Burlington.

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Plattsmouth, Nebraska

Plattsmouth is a city and county seat of Cass County, Nebraska, United States.

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Pony Express

The Pony Express was a mail service delivering messages, newspapers, and mail.

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Quincy, Illinois

Quincy, known as Illinois's "Gem City," is a city in and the county seat of Adams County, Illinois, United States, located on the Mississippi River.

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Railroad classes

In the United States, railroads are designated as Class I, II, or III, according to size criteria first established by the Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC) in 1911, and now governed by the Surface Transportation Board.

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Ralph Budd

Ralph Budd (August 20, 1879 – February 2, 1962) was an American railroad executive.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota

Saint Paul (abbreviated St. Paul) is the capital and second-most populous city of the U.S. state of Minnesota.

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Sam Houston Zephyr

The Sam Houston Zephyr was a named passenger train operated by the Burlington-Rock Island Railroad, a subsidiary of both the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad and the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad.

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Silver Streak Zephyr

The Silver Streak Zephyr was a train service of the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad in the American midwest.

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South Dakota

South Dakota is a U.S. state in the Midwestern region of the United States.

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Spokane, Portland and Seattle Railway

The Spokane, Portland & Seattle Railway (SP&S) was a United States-based railroad incorporated in 1905.

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St. Joseph, Missouri

St.

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Streamliner

A streamliner is a vehicle incorporating streamlining in a shape providing reduced air resistance.

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Supreme Court of the United States

The Supreme Court of the United States (sometimes colloquially referred to by the acronym SCOTUS) is the highest federal court of the United States.

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Texas

Texas (Texas or Tejas) is the second largest state in the United States by both area and population.

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Texas Zephyr

The Texas Zephyr was a named passenger train operated by the Colorado & Southern Railway and the Fort Worth & Denver Railway (both subsidiaries of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad).

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The Shoshone

The Shoshone was a named passenger train of the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad and its subsidiary the Colorado and Southern Railway.

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Trailways Transportation System

The Trailways Transportation System is a US-based network of approximately 70 independent bus companies that have entered into a brand licensing agreement.

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Train

A train is a form of transport consisting of a series of connected vehicles that generally runs along a rail track to transport cargo or passengers.

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Twin Cities Zephyr

The Twin Cities Zephyr was a streamlined passenger train on the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad (CB&Q), running between Chicago and the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul in Minnesota.

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Union Pacific Railroad

The Union Pacific Railroad (or Union Pacific Railroad Company and simply Union Pacific) is a freight hauling railroad that operates 8,500 locomotives over 32,100 route-miles in 23 states west of Chicago and New Orleans.

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West Chicago, Illinois

West Chicago is a city in DuPage County, Illinois, United States.

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Western Pacific Railroad

The Western Pacific Railroad was a Class I railroad in the United States.

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Western Star (train)

The Western Star was a named passenger train operated by the Great Northern Railway between Chicago and the Pacific Northwest via Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota.

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Wisconsin

Wisconsin is a U.S. state located in the north-central United States, in the Midwest and Great Lakes regions.

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World War I

World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.

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Wyoming

Wyoming is a state in the mountain region of the western United States.

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park is an American national park located in Wyoming, Montana, and Idaho.

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Zephyr Rocket

The Zephyr Rocket was an overnight passenger train operated jointly by the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad ("Burlington Route") and the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad ("Rock Island Lines") between Saint Louis, Missouri and the Twin Cities of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota, with major intermediate stops in Burlington, Cedar Rapids, and Waterloo, Iowa.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chicago,_Burlington_and_Quincy_Railroad

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