Iowa Pacific E-Units stored in Batesville, Mississippi until Christmas Train season. The Ex-Wisconsin & Southern E9 had just arrived on the Grenada Railways southbound road freight from Memphis wh... (more)
SLRG 515 sits in storage in Batesville, MS.
With The Train to Christmas Town done, SLRG 515 & 518 sit waiting to be moved to wherever IP can afford to send them next.
Christmas 2018. With a cloud of exhaust overhead, The Train to Christmas Town departs for Pope, MS.
SLRG 515 gives its best steam locomotive impression as the Train to Christmas Town departs Batesville, MS.
The Train to Christmas Town sits waiting to be crewed for the 3:00 P.M. departure.
SLRG 515 backs up to the platform to wait for passengers to arrive for The Train to Christmas Town.
On a beautiful fall day, GMTX 2126 sits among the Batesville Indian mounds, just north of Batesville, MS. I would assume the train had likely been held here all weekend to keep the tracks clear fo... (more)
SLRG 515 blows white smoke as it departs the Batesville Square with the Train to Christmas Town.
The Train to Christmas Town spews exhaust as it departs Batesville, MS heading southbound to Pope, MS.
The Grenada Railway's Train to Christmas Town is seen pulling up to the platform at Batesville to board a trainload of excited passengers for the magical journey to "Christmas Town.&qu... (more)
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)
You can almost hear Steve Goodman or Arlo Guthrie singing in the background as IPH and NRHS Memphis Chapter recreate a small portion of the famed "City Of New Orleans", with 515 dressed ... (more)
"Illinois Central 4035" poses on the Little Tallahatchie River Bridge under a starry starry night on the evening before the IC-painted consist was used on the "City of Grenada"... (more)