Illinois Central Color Pictorial: Volume One – This Title is Out of Print


By Clifford J. Downey

Hardcover, 128 pages

This book features IC’s passenger operations during the diesel era. There are 235 color photographs in chapters featuring the Chicago Terminal and Electric MU Suburban trains, the Carbondale Connection, and all trains operating the lines between Chicago and New Orleans, Florida, St. Louis, and Iowa. Each of the six chapters features extensive text describing passenger operations on the various routes. Operations vary from GP9s heading the Land O’Corn, to E-units pulling the famous Green Diamond and the City of New Orleans. This is absolutely one of the most colorful passenger train books published.