The daily train to Artesia passes the lead to the big Union Camp (at the time) mill south of Prattville, the mill that under new ownership is about the only reason this line still see service in 2... (more)
It is just about dusk on a hazy summer day as one of ICG's ex-GM&O RS-1s works the east/south end of the yard. Thankfully, only of a few of the old Alcos were defiled with orange and white paint.
One of IC/ICG's rare GP28s - it's orange paint faded almost to pink - leads the daily train to Artesia, MS out of the yard. My best non-railfan buddy was with me on this trip, and he and the crew... (more)
The morning haze hasn't yet lifted as a Birmingham-bound ICG freight - running on SL-SF rails - comes up the grade into Dora.
ICG EMD SW14 1484, rebuilt from IC EMD SW9 9470, is seen at the Markham Illinois yard in 1980.
The Bluegrass Scenic Railroad and Museum's restored ICG GP8 7738 eases across a wooden trestle over a private drive near Tyrone, between Milner and Young's High Bridge on their portion of the form... (more)
The BGRM's restored Illinois Central Gulf GP8 7738 crosses Steele Road near the west switch of Milner Siding, headed back to Versailles after a trip out to Young's High Bridge.
The Bluegrass Scenic Railroad & Museums's restored Illinois Central Gulf GP8 7738 crosses the wooden trestle at Trackside Farm, just west of Versailles, KY. on the former Southern LL Branch.
A trio of rush hour commuter trains pass at Van Buren Street Station.
A two car local approaches Van Buren Street Station.
ICG local heads north out of South Joliet Yard.
Train 30 gets underway on its 180-mile trek to Artesia. Paducah rebuilds bookend an ex-IC GP40 and a repainted ex-GM&O GP35.
In the twilight of their service lives, four RS-1s - including one repainted in orange and white - congregate at West End Yard. In a few months, ICG will bring in a motley crew of old geeps to ta... (more)
Northbound local returning to Mexico, MO from Fulton, MO.