In the days before the Meridian-Shreveport line became the KCS 'Speedway', a westbound ICG freight rocks-and-rolls along the then lightly-trafficked line at Monroe.
The daily Artesia, MS - Montgomery, AL freight is on a roll through the hilly country south of Tuscaloosa behind a typical mix of ICG types and colors.
Illinois Central Gulf GP8 #7911, SD40A #6020, GP28 #9429 & GP10 #8254 lead an inbound Chicago train into East Thomas Yard. #7911 is former Pittsburg & Lake Erie GP7 #1505 (delivered as P&LE 5732,... (more)
Most of the 16 GP28s built served the IC/ICG. Quite a few are still in service here and there. Not a bad run for an oddball with such a tiny production run.
Bluegrass Railroad Museum's freshly painted ICG GP8 #7738 poses alongside former N&W GP9 #675 at Versailles, KY.
Bluegrass Railroad Museum's former ICG GP8 #7738 idles on a late summer night at Versailles, KY a few weeks following a repaint by the museum's volunteer staff.
ICG's second BiCentennial painted locomotive (the first was destroyed in a tragic crossing accident in MS) leads an exIC exGMO and three brand new units for Sonora Baja California out of the roads... (more)
The Bluegrass Railroad Museum's freshly repainted Illinois Central Gulf GP8 #7738 wheels engine lite across an old wooden trestle at Trackside Farm, just west of Versailles, Kentucky on Labor Day ... (more)
ICG's daily Chicago-Kansas City freight has arrived in Springfield via the ex-IC and is moving through the IC/IT/BO crossing just east of downtown. A couple miles ahead at Brickyard, it will swer... (more)