Former CNW E8 now painted SP pulls Dinner Train on CP is a free online Railroad Discussion Forum and Railroad Photo Gallery for railroaders, railfans, model railroaders and anyone else who is interested in railroads. We cover a wide variety of topics, including freight trains, passenger and commuter railroads, rail news and information, tourist railroads, railway museums and railroad history.


SE Wisconsin Railfan
WOW, I know thats alot of initials but its true. Over the weekend the Arizona Eastern E8 former CNW, now painted in SP Black Widow pulled a Dinner train over the CP former Milwaukee Road Tracks.

Here are some shots from Sunday Feb 19th AZER #6070 led Brunch Train from Chicago to Sturtevant and back. The weather was great, except for the clouds during the northbound trip. Everything cleared up for the southbound departure from Sturtevant.

Northbound Brunch Train with AZER #6070 just south of Hwy 158 by kschmidt626, on Flickr

Showing off a little bit of exhaust AZER #6070 is northbound by kschmidt626, on Flickr

Former CNW E8 now painted in a Southern Pacific Black Widow Scheme AZER #6070 by kschmidt626, on Flickr

AZER #6070 backs from the wye back to the main Sturtevant by kschmidt626, on Flickr

Southbound Amtrak Hiawatha with #90221 passes Dinner Train by kschmidt626, on Flickr

Departing southbound for Chicago AZER #6070 cranks up the old prime mover by kschmidt626, on Flickr

To see more shots check out Flick

Keith Schmidt


Steam Chaser
I can't wait to chase this in late April! By then it will probably be in IC colors though. I can't complain, both the black widow and the orange and brown are great schemes. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section. - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.

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