Blowing a little smoke as The City of Grenada does one of its several run-by's in Oakland, Mississippi
A photo excursion organized by the NHRS Memphis Chapter and Iowa Pacific has the first stop in a day in a farmers field between Courtland and Pope in Mississippi.
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)
IC's Panama Limited departs New Orleans for Chicago.
IC's Panama Ltd. stops at the Fontainbleau Hotel on the east side of New Orleans. This stop was carded as Carrolton Ave. 437PM..
'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)
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.
The "City of Grenada" passes the post office in Oakland, Miss., on the excursion sponsored by the Memphis Chapter NRHS. The trainset was provided by Iowa Pacific Holdings.
"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)
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.