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)
"Illinois Central 4035" crosses the Little Tallahatchie River with an all-IC consist heading south. The train was assembled for the "City of Grenada" charter hosted by the Memp... (more)
Iowa Pacific's Grenada Railway Polar Express returns to the platform in Batesville with one of Ed Ellis's beautiful E8s leading the way.
Iowa Pacific #515 was disguised as Central of Georgia #812 for a short time Friday, Thanks to the NRHS Memphis Chapter and Iowa Pacific Holdings for the great weekend
A pair of Iowa Pacific E8A locomotives #515 & #518 power the Illinois Central "City of Grenada" Night Photo shoot. They are seen here posing over Little Tallahatchie River.
The two unit... (more)
The City of Grenada passenger excursion train sits staged in Batesville, Mississippi on a cool January night. This was likely a common scene back in the 1950's and 1960's for this community!