'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)
The Hoosier State heads north with an almost matched consist of Illinois Central orange and chocolate. Almost matched, with one notable exception...
After a final check of the train, the crew of the "City of Grenada" photo charter/excursion prepares to board after all passengers are settled in.
A grouping of Iowa Pacific's E8 fleet was showing lots of Illinois Central heritage as they sat around the Bensenville facility awaiting their next move.
Iowa Pacific Holdings 515 leads an excursion train into Janesville, WI on it's way to Madison, WI.
A pair of Iowa Pacific's E's lead a passenger extra onto WSOR tracks in Fox Lake, IL.
The engineer of The City of Grenada passenger special communicates with NRHS Memphis Chapter President Terry Redeker about the next move for the train.
Southbound "City of Grenada" at Scobey, MS. Iowa Pacific Holdings and the Memphis Chapter of the NRHS did a fantastic job hosting this memorable event, and Mother Nature did her part too... (more)
The "City of Grenada" leans around the curve at Tillatoba with a disguised SLRG 515 in command. Curve elevation is apparent in many spots along the former IC Grenada District, reminding ... (more)
The "City of Grenada" makes several runbys at Oakland, MS with a "disguised" SLRG 515 in command.
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)
Iowa Pacific's Grenada Railway Polar Express returns to the platform in Batesville with one of Ed Ellis's beautiful E8s leading the way.