RailPictures.Net Photo: IC 4036 Illinois Central EMD E9(A) at Homewood, Illinois by Tom Nelligan
 
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Illinois Central (more..)
EMD E9(A) (more..)
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Homewood, Illinois, USA (more..)
August 10, 1969
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IC 4036 (more..)
Fastback 51 (more..)
Tom Nelligan (more..)
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In the late 1960s the Illinois Central operated an expedited overnight piggyback service between Chicago and Memphis, trains 50 and 51, known as the Fastback. E-units were the regular power. At dusk, a quartet of E-units led by E9 4036 hustle the southbound Fastback through Homewood, IL, bound for a scheduled 7 AM arrival in Memphis.
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