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Owner: Chicago Burlington & Quincy
Model:BLW 2-8-2Built As:CBQ 4963 (2-8-2)
Serial Number:56812Order No:
Frame Number:27X30 cylinders, 64" driversBuilt:7/1923
Notes:O-1-A, On Display at Union, IL
Other locos with this serial:  CBQ 4963(2-8-2)
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CB&Q 2-8-2 Class O-1-A 4963
Title:  CB&Q 2-8-2 Class O-1-A 4963
Description:  Chicago Burlington & Quincy Railroad 2-8-2 Class O-1-A 4963 at Bevier, Missouri on May 24, 1957, photographer unknown, print by Tom Klinger, Chuck Zeiler collection. Number 4963 was built by Baldwin in July 1923 (c/n 56812) and leased to the Bevier & Southern for a period of time in the late 1950's to early 1960's.
Photo Date:  5/24/1957  Upload Date: 12/9/2014 11:21:02 AM
Location:  Bevier, MO
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  CBQ 4963(2-8-2)
Views:  1144   Comments: 0
CB&Q 2-8-2 Class O-1-A 4963
Title:  CB&Q 2-8-2 Class O-1-A 4963
Description:  Chicago Burlington & Quincy Railroad 2-8-2 Class O-1-A 4963 in a scrap yard on the south side of Chicago, Illinois on August 31, 1986, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler. This was one of the few times it was a good thing to see a steam locomotive in a scrap yard. The following is excerpted from Dick Jensen's story at steamlocomotive.com:

In 1966 Dick Jensen obtained 4963 (along with 5632) as scrap from the CB&Q after the steam excursion program was discontinued. Jensen was evicted from the C&WI roundhouse in 1969, and his equipment was moved to the Erman Howell scrap yard at 83rd street. The 5632 derails during the move into the scrap yard and is scrapped. On March 16, 1991, Richard Jensen, at age 60, passed away. After Richard Jensen's death, the Illinois Railway Museum was able to acquire his 4963, rescuing it from the Chicago-area scrap dealer just before it was scheduled to be cut up. Here are the details. When Northwestern Steel and Wire got rid of its ex GTW 0-8-0s in the early 1980s, the IRM acquired six for its collection (only one was moved to the IRM property). In 1988 the IRM wanted to save 4963 (which sat at that scrap yard until 1990!), and so traded five of the 0-8-0s (8306, 8328, 8372, 8375, and 8379) to the scrap dealer in exchange for 4963. 4963 is now safe at the IRM. It is ironic, that these 0-8-0s which dragged so many fine steamers to their demise in the early 1960s met their end saving a mainline engine from the torch.

Photo Date:  8/31/1986  Upload Date: 9/1/2015 1:26:13 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  CBQ 4963(2-8-2)
Views:  1165   Comments: 0
CB&Q 4963
Title:  CB&Q 4963
Description:  Among the collection at the Illinois Railway Museum.
Photo Date:  9/21/1991  Upload Date: 4/8/2013 10:24:14 PM
Location:  Union, IL
Author:  Stephen Borleske
Categories:  Roster,Steam
Locomotives:  CBQ 4963(2-8-2)
Views:  2791   Comments: 0
CBQ 4963 (ILRM)
Title:  CBQ 4963 (ILRM)
Description:  BALDWIN 2-8-2
Photo Date:  6/29/1992  Upload Date: 12/16/2013 11:36:31 PM
Location:  Union, IL
Author:  Doug Tilley
Categories:  Roster,Yard,Steam
Locomotives:  CBQ 4963(2-8-2)
Views:  1140   Comments: 0
CB&Q #4963
Title:  CB&Q #4963
Description:  Old photo scan: In barn 9 before the skylights were removed.
Photo Date:  7/15/2001  Upload Date: 10/23/2012 6:42:15 AM
Location:  Union, IL
Author:  Tim Fennell
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  CBQ 4963(2-8-2)
Views:  517   Comments: 0
CBQ 4963
Title:  CBQ 4963
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/11/2009  Upload Date: 7/11/2009 9:16:10 PM
Location:  Union, IL
Author:  Matt Petersen
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CBQ 4963(2-8-2)
Views:  536   Comments: 0
CBQ 4963
Title:  CBQ 4963
Description:  Inside the barn we find CB&Q 4963 sitting, waiting for people like you & me to come and take in the sights
Photo Date:  7/15/2010  Upload Date: 7/21/2010 3:43:41 PM
Location:  Union, IL
Author:  Spencer Wagen
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CBQ 4963(2-8-2)
Views:  488   Comments: 0
CBQ 4963
Title:  CBQ 4963
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/17/2010  Upload Date: 8/12/2010 1:49:13 AM
Location:  Union, IL
Author:  Michael Rujak
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CBQ 4963(2-8-2)
Views:  800   Comments: 0
CBQ 4963 on Display in the Shed
Title:  CBQ 4963 on Display in the Shed
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/1/2012  Upload Date: 11/3/2013 9:44:48 PM
Location:  Union, IL
Author:  Andrew Goblirsch
Categories:  Track
Locomotives:  CBQ 4963(2-8-2)
Views:  352   Comments: 0
Milwaukee Road 265
Title:  Milwaukee Road 265
Description:  Built in 1944 by the American Locomotive Company
Photo Date:  7/19/2014  Upload Date: 11/18/2014 1:36:22 PM
Location:  Union, IL
Author:  Nicholas Katz
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Yard,Steam,Track
Locomotives:  MILW 265(4-8-4) CBQ 4963(2-8-2) PRR 4927(GG1)
Views:  847   Comments: 0
CBQ 4963 & MILW 265 Display
Title:  CBQ 4963 & MILW 265 Display
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/20/2014  Upload Date: 11/14/2014 1:05:14 AM
Location:  Union, IL
Author:  Andrew Goblirsch
Categories:  Track
Locomotives:  CBQ 4963(2-8-2) MILW 265(4-8-4)
Views:  438   Comments: 0
CBQ 4963, MILW 265 ,PRR 4927 & ME
Title:  CBQ 4963, MILW 265 ,PRR 4927 & ME
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/20/2014  Upload Date: 10/8/2014 8:36:33 PM
Location:  Union, IL
Author:  Andrew Goblirsch
Categories:  Track
Locomotives:  CBQ 4963(2-8-2) MILW 265(4-8-4) PRR 4927(GG1)
Views:  603   Comments: 0
Burlington #4963
Title:  Burlington #4963
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/5/2016  Upload Date: 9/7/2016 3:29:40 AM
Location:  Union, IL
Author:  Tim Fennell
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CBQ 4963(2-8-2)
Views:  639   Comments: 0
Burlington Route #4963
Title:  Burlington Route #4963
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/7/2017  Upload Date: 10/8/2017 11:50:19 PM
Location:  Union, IL
Author:  Tim Fennell
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  CBQ 4963(2-8-2)
Views:  1438   Comments: 0
Burlington Route #4963
Title:  Burlington Route #4963
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/8/2017  Upload Date: 10/8/2017 11:55:17 PM
Location:  Union, IL
Author:  Tim Fennell
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  CBQ 4963(2-8-2)
Views:  526   Comments: 0
Burlington Route #4963
Title:  Burlington Route #4963
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/8/2017  Upload Date: 10/8/2017 11:55:49 PM
Location:  Union, IL
Author:  Tim Fennell
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  CBQ 4963(2-8-2)
Views:  574   Comments: 0
Burlington Route #4963
Title:  Burlington Route #4963
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/8/2017  Upload Date: 10/9/2017 12:16:50 AM
Location:  Union, IL
Author:  Tim Fennell
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  CBQ 4963(2-8-2)
Views:  921   Comments: 0
CBQ 4963
Title:  CBQ 4963
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/3/2021  Upload Date: 8/22/2021 7:53:52 PM
Location:  Union, IL
Author:  Nicholas Katz
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Yard,Steam,Track
Locomotives:  CBQ 4963(2-8-2)
Views:  222   Comments: 0
CB&Q 2-8-2 4963
Title:  CB&Q 2-8-2 4963
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/15/2022  Upload Date: 6/24/2022 10:30:12 PM
Location:  Union, IL
Author:  Wil Hata
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CBQ 4963(2-8-2)
Views:  138   Comments: 0
CBQ 4963
Title:  CBQ 4963
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/12/2022  Upload Date: 11/9/2022 8:12:53 PM
Location:  Union, IL
Author:  Zachary Walters
Categories:  Roster,Steam,Action
Locomotives:  CBQ 4963(2-8-2)
Views:  99   Comments: 0
MILW 265 and CBQ 4963
Title:  MILW 265 and CBQ 4963
Description:  MILW 265 and CBQ 4963 at IRM.
Photo Date:  7/7/2023  Upload Date: 8/19/2023 3:52:56 PM
Location:  Union, IL
Author:  Mikey Paulsen
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MILW 265(4-8-4) CBQ 4963(2-8-2)
Views:  67   Comments: 0
CBQ 4963
Title:  CBQ 4963
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/12/2023  Upload Date: 8/18/2023 12:01:05 AM
Location:  Union, IL
Author:  Nicholas Katz
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Yard,Steam,Track
Locomotives:  CBQ 4963(2-8-2)
Views:  82   Comments: 0


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