CAPTION:  Illinois Central's deluxe all-pullman "Panama Limited" running daily between Chicago - St. Louis and New Orleans against a back
drop of Chicago's magnificent Michigan Avenue skyline.

Postcard courtesy  Chuck Zeiler

CAPTION: MEMPHIS, TENN. Down in Dixie, the financial, industrial, commercial and social capital of the lower Mississippi Valley, is the greatest inland cotton market in the world, the world's largest hardwood lumber producing market and the great distribution center of the Middle South, located on the east bank of the Mississippi River, about midway between the Great Lakes and the Gulf of Mexico.

Published by Bluff City News Co. , Memphis, Tenn.


Published by The Hugh C. Leighton Co., Manufacturers, Portland, Me.,U.S.A.  Printed in Frankfort /Main, Germany

CAPTION:A "Boat-tail" observation in the famous chocolate and orange colors of the Illinois Central. Observation 3305 was photographed June 22, 1968.

Photo: John S. Ingles Collection

Published by Audio Visual Designs, P.O. Box 24, Earlton, N.Y.

CAPTION:None (Postmarked 1909)

Published by United Post Card & Novelty Co., Chicago, Ill.

CAPTION: ILLINOIS CENTRAL GULF 1776. One of eight locomotives in a Bicentennial lineup, ICG 1776 was unique with its yellow nose. This was the second Bicentennial 1776 for the ICG as the first met with an unfortunate grade crossing accident. Chicago, Ill. July 31,1975.

Click Here to Read the Official Railroad Accident Report on the original ICG 1776

Photo by Ray Lackemeyer

Published by Audio Visual Designs. P.O. Box 24, Earlton. N.Y. 12058


CAPTION: GULF AND MISSISSIPPI 8025 - Illinois Central Gulf sold off some lines in Tennessee, Alabama and Mississippi and are now operated under the Gulf and Mississippi banner. Former ICG GP10 sports a close match to the last Gulf Mobile & Ohio colors at Columbus, Miss., January 20, 1986.

Photo by John C. Benson

Published by Audio Visual Designs, P.O. Box 24, Earlton, N.Y. 12058


CAPTION: Illinois Central Railroad EMD E-6 # 4001, Springfield, Illinois, April 30, 1971. Last Run, "Governor's Special"

Photo Courtesy: Richard R. Wallin

Published by Alleghany Publishers, Covington, VA

Copyright Mary Jayne's Railroad Specialities, Inc.

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