IC E9A #101, built as CB&Q 9977 rests away at Kokomo, IN late last night in storage, and now owned by Iowa Pacific awaiting sale in a bankruptcy auction.
Once a proud warrior of the rails, IC 101 sits through yet another night of stargazing.
IC 101 rests in Kokomo after a long month of running the Polar Bear Express.
IC 101 charges out of Kokomo, Indiana leading ITM's Polar Bear Express train.
IC 101 approaches Lincoln, Indiana as it goes over Deer Creek.
IC 101 smokes out of Kokomo, Indiana on the last run of the ITM Polar Bear Express for the year.
IC 101 (EMD E8) sits in the small TP&W yard in Logansport, Indiana. A small group of outstanding citizens very recently took off the IPH logo and uncovered the IC logo.
Standing the test of time, the depot at Weyerhauser has seen many different railroads in its day, and fortunately appears to have a good future. The beautiful E9's were running on the Santa Train ... (more)
Reading the Illinois Central E unit was to lead the 2013 CN Holiday train I thought I should get out to see this train never knowing how long the 101 would remain. I spent the full day from Gilma... (more)
Lots of buzz over the newly repainted CN #102... besides the fact that it never leads the overly large and out of place CN logo still keeps these two gorgeous motors as the classiest in the fleet ... (more)
Back home after the Santa Train Run.
IC E9 101 sits in Clifton with the 2013 CN Santa Train.
The engineer of CNIC's Santa Train works power out of Gibson City, with the carbon build up in Illinois Central E9 101 wafting back along the train as it heads for its next stop in Melvin, Saturda... (more)
To the kids getting to see Santa inside the coaches, Im sure the train seemed larger than life!
On the first day the refurbished Barron Sub is officially opened IC 101 brings a Santa Train west over the line.