A photo excursion organized by the NHRS Memphis Chapter and Iowa Pacific has the first stop in a day in a farmers field between Courtland and Pope in Mississippi.
On the Little Tallahatchie River Bridge, an engine posing as Illinois Central 4035 has stopped for a night photo shoot. This is actually Iowa Pacific engine 515 which was built in 1953 for the Chi... (more)
Iowa Pacific 515 leads an excursion train near Hebron, IL in June of 2014. Nice to see a matched consist.
The Hoosier State heads north through Dolton with its matching trainset.
A On-Time Hoosier State doesn't waste time leaving Union Station.
Ready to leave Saratoga Springs. E8's SLRG 518 & SLRG 515, in matching Illinois Central-inspired paint schemes, are getting ready to leave Saratoga Springs in the morning, headed for North ... (more)
Coming into Dyer, Indiana station - the Amtrak conductor emerged from the cab to ride up front into the station and waves to his fanclub.
'The City of Grenada' arrives into its namesake town after just crossing the Yalobusha River behind a pair of Iowa Pacific Holdings E8(A)'s masquerading as Illinois Central locomotives. The excurs... (more)
A pair of Iowa Pacific's E's lead a passenger extra onto WSOR tracks in Fox Lake, IL.
Sponsored by the Memphis chapter of the NRHS and Iowa Pacifc, a reincarnation of Illinois Centrals 'City of New Orleans' speeds south through the small town of Oakland,MS behind a pair of reletter... (more)
A pair of Iowa Pacific E8A locomotives #515 & #518 power the Illinois Central "City of Grenada" Photo Charter excursion from Batesville to Grenada, MS. They are seen here passing through... (more)
The "City of Grenada" prances through the piney woods of northern MS with SLRG E8(A) #515 masquerading as "IC 4035". Many thanks to the Memphis Chapter NRHS and Iowa Pacific Holdings for hosting t... (more)
Sponsored by the NRHS Memphis Chapter and Iowa Pacific Holdings, the "City of Grenada" crosses the Long Creek through-truss bridge, north of Pope, Mississippi, during the first photo run... (more)
A pair of Iowa Pacific E8A locomotives #515 & #518 power the Illinois Central "City of Grenada" Photo Charter excursion from Batesville to Grenada, MS. They are seen here heading South t... (more)