B&O E6 1411 Editors Pick!        
B&O E6 1411 at 63rd Street, Chicago, Illinois, October 10, 1965, photo by Chuck Zeiler. This locomotive was built as number 60 in June 1941 (c/n 1328) on EMD Order E388A, renumbered to 1411. It is seen here eastbound heading Train #6, The Capitol, stopping at the 63rd Street Station, having departed Grand Central Station at 4:30 PM. It will arrive at the Washington DC Union Station at 9:30 AM if all goes well.

The June 1965 edition of the Official Guide lists the following equipment for The Capitol, the daily Trains 5 and 6 (note; the first car number listed is the westbound car number, the second number is the eastbound car number):

Current Release Movies in the Movie Coach and Dining Car between Baltimore, Washington and Chicago. Sleeping Car 54, 64 - 10 Roomettes, 6 Double Bedrooms. Slumbercoach Car SC1, SC2 - 24 Single Rooms, 8 Double Bedrooms (Only coach ticket plus small room charge required). Coach - Lounge Car (Buffet). Reclining Seat Coach (Lounge Rooms) Car 256, 266 (Coach space reserved in advance without charge). Strata Dome (Coach) Lounge Car 257, 267 (24 Dome Seats) Between Washington and Chicago. Strata Dome Lounge Car 500, 600 - 5 Roomettes, 1 Single Bedroom, 3 Compartments (Each Compartment contains two lower berths). Sleeping Cars 52, 53, 62, 63 - 10 Roomettes, 6 Double Bedrooms. Lounge (Buffet) Car 50, 60 (5 Double Bedrooms). Dining Car.
Date: 10/10/1965 Location: Chicago, IL   Map Show Chicago on a rail map Views: 2760 Collection Of:   Chuck Zeiler
Locomotives: BO 1411(E6A)    Author:  Chuck Zeiler
B&O E6 1411
Picture Categories: Roster,Passenger This picture is part of album:  Baltimore & Ohio Railroad
User Comments
Name Type Comments Date
William H. Davis Jr. General Nice shot 2/4/2010 3:46:50 PM
Andy Guthrie General Very nice shot, and interesting catch of a slant-nose rebuilt with stainless brake grills. Insides of an E8 maybe? I know SOU did that with a few E6's... 2/5/2010 11:26:24 AM
Bernie Feltman General Good shot, Charles 2/28/2010 11:10:34 AM
Jim Gavin General Great shot !! 3/2/2010 12:56:20 AM
Jim Matuska General Very nice! 3/2/2010 7:12:02 AM
Fred Stuckmann General Great shot, thanks for the research too. 3/20/2010 10:09:13 PM
Ron Moraca General REMARKABLE PHOTO, CHUCK!!!!!! 4/28/2011 12:53:25 AM
Chris Lubinski General B&O had some of cleanest style and clean lines looking E-6's around! 10/19/2015 12:03:44 AM

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