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The Pioneer Zephyr 1934 From www.railphotoexpress.biz 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. The train featured extensive use of stainless steel, was originally named the Zephyr, and was meant as a promotional tool to advertise passenger rail service in the United States. The constru
The Denver Zephyr was a passenger train operated by the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad between Chicago, Illinois, and Denver, Colorado. Regular service for the route began May 31, 1936. The trainsets were refurbished in the winter of 1948-49 and operated in DZ service until October 1956 (Wikipedia).