Title: Illinois Central Color Pictorial Vol. 1: ...
Publisher: Four Ways West
Publication Date: 2005
Book Condition: New
Illinois Central Color Pictorial Volume 1: Passenger Service by Clifford J. Downey. Illinois Central's Passenger Service from the 1940s to the 1970s is the focus of this book. In addition to the Chicago to New Orleans mainline the IC had important routes to Iowa, Indianapolis, Birmingham, Louisville and Shreveport. With numerous branch lines the IC operated 6,700 miles of track. The Foreword begins with a synopsis of the early Passenger Services, the success with the doodlebugs and the decision to order the Green Diamond. From there chapters include the Chicago Terminal and Electric MU Suburban Trains, the Chicago to New Orleans route, Chicago to Florida service, Chicago to St. Louis, Chicago to Iowa and finishes with the Carbondale Connection. Over 250 color photographs with captions, text, advertising reproductions, and system maps inside the covers. Four Ways West Publications, hardcover, 128 pages, 8.5 x 11 x .5 in., all color photographs. Bookseller Inventory # fww490
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