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IC/GM&O Color Guide to Freight and Passenger Equipment
By James Kinkaid
The varied equipment of the Illinois Central and Gulf Mobile & Ohio railroads is examined through more than 300 color photos. A small chapter on the merged Illinois Central Gulf completes this all-color book. 128 pages, Hardcover.

MS
$59.95
$45.95

Illini Rails
By Robert J. Yanosey
Noted rail official Louis Cerny was a student at the University of Illinois - the Fighting Illini - at Urbana, Illinois in the early 1960s and photographed the early diesels in the area in beautiful action scenes. IC, EJ&E, CB&Q, P&E, EL, ATSF, Soo, Milw, C&NW, C&EI, TP&W, IT, PRR, RI, and many others are chronicled across Illinois and Indiana 1959-1965. 128 pages, Hardcover.

MS
$59.95
$45.95

Illinois Central in Color
By Lloyd E. Stagner
This mid-western giant also had a large presence in the South. This heavily steam laden 128-page book also appeals to diesel lovers as handsome E-units and big Alcos grace the pages throughout! 128 pages, Hardcover.

MS
$49.95
$36.95

Illinois Central Color Pictorial V.1; Passenger Service
By Clifford J. Downey
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. 128 pages, Hardcover.

4way
$59.95
$45.95

Illinois Central Color Pictorial V.2; Cairo, Illinois to New Orleans
By Clifford J. Downey
Following the author’s popular initial all-color IC book, this new volume traces IC’s lines south from Cario, Illinois to New Orleans, Louisiana. The timeframe stretches from the steam era until the merger with the GM&O. Nearly 300 color photographs bring this exciting time right into your living room. Don’t miss all the action! 128 pages, Hardcover.

4way
$59.95
$45.95
Illinois Central Gulf 1972-1988; Train operations in the Midwest
By James Lewnard
Featured in this title by author James Lewnard are hundreds of never before published photos plus maps presented in vivid color. Each photograph is comprehensively captioned. The photographic timeline stretches from the 1972 Illinois Central/Gulf, Mobile &Ohio merger until the “unmerger” in February 1988. The introduction reflects on the policies and decisions that affected the operation of the Illinois Central Gulf as well as changes that were never completed. Also included is a IC transit in the Chicago area and an early Amtrak chapter. Hardcover, All Color, 144 page.
4way
$59.95
$47.95

Illinois Central Gulf Volume 1: Across the System
By John P. Kolberg
This first in a series of Illinois Central Gulf In Color books starts at the merger in August 1972 and continues across the system until the end in early 1988. Included are rare shots of the Bi-Modal Roadrailer operation; locomotives, freight cars, and cabooses in fresh orange paint; action, structures, signals, shops, yards, junctions, and people from across the system. 128 pages, Hardcover.

MS
$59.95
$45.95

Illinois Central Gulf In Color Volume 2: The East St. Louis Terminal
By John Kolberg
This second in a series of Illinois Central Gulf In Color books pays homage to former IC and GM&O operations that were brought together under ICG in August 1972. Included are bird’s-eye views of the yards at Venice, Madison, and East St. Louis; action shots of manifest freights, locals, yard transfers, and yard jobs; beautiful views of IC, GM&O and ICG equipment, structures, signals, junctions, and people from across the terminal; and a look at Peabody Coal operations on the St. Louis District. 128 pages, Hardcover.

MS
$59.95
$45.95

Illinois Central: Main Line of Mid-America
By Donald J. Heimburger
This book highlights IC's extensive steam and diesel, freight and passenger trains, old and new suburban electric commuter cars, and maintenance of way equipment, mainly from the late 1940s through the 1960s. 128 pages, 350 color photos.

Heim
$43.95
$32.50

Illinois Central North of the Ohio River
By Kirk Reynolds
Illinois Central: North of the Ohio River is a 136-page hardcover book published by The Railroad Press. A terrific variety of images from the Illinois Central, including chocolate & orange E-Units, Green Diamond Geeps, orange & white U-Boats and much more, are all in full color! You will even find a black RS2, Cows and Calves, ALCO Century 636’s, the prototype GP40 and GP30’s in two different schemes! It includes extensive historical detail, maps, schedules and operating information. Photographic coverage includes the Chicago Division, Iowa Division, Springfield, East St. Louis, Indianapolis, Gilman, Dubuque and many other strategic locations.

Rave
$45.95

Illinois Central Through Passenger Service In Color
By Greg Stout
Illinois Central's premiere passenger trains connected Chicago with vacation destinations in Florida and New Orleans. Meanwhile, its more workaday trains offered service to St. Louis and points in Iowa, Kentucky, Tennessee and Mississippi. Here is an all-color review of one of the finest passenger operations to be found on any U. S. railroad. 128 pages, Hardcover.

MS
$59.95
$45.95

Illinois Terminal in Color V. 1
By Gordon E. Lloyd
The personal photography of noted traction authority Gordon Lloyd takes the reader on a tour of the IT from 1952 up to the N&W takeover.

MS
$49.95
$36.95

Illinois Terminal in Color V. 2
By William D. Volkmer
Through the camera lens of master traction photographer Eugene Van Dusen the reader is taken across the Illinois Terminal system in the late 1940's, early 1950's. Both freight and passenger operations are viewed in full color. 128 pages, Hardcover.

MS
$54.95
$41.95

Indiana Harbor Belt in Color
By Samuel Beck and Bill Gustason
The unglamorous task of switching and transferring freight from one railroad to another fell to this notable terminal road in the Chicago area. 128 pages, Hardcover.

MS
$59.95
$45.95

Industrial Railroading in Color V. 1
By Stephen M. Timko
This all-color book takes a look behind the fences of industry where standard railroad-size locomotives work (sometimes along with critters). Join us for a look at GP7s, F7s, MU’ed Alco switchers, and many more models working in industrial settings. Over 350 never published photos. 128 pages, Hardcover.

MS
$59.95
$45.95

Industrial Railroading in Color V. 2
By Stephen M. Timko
Look behind the fences of docks, grain elevators, power plants and other industries where standard railroad-size locomotives work. 128 pages, Hardcover.

MS
$59.95
$45.95

Iowa Trollieys in Color
By Ed Ridolph
Cedar Rapids & Iowa City, Charles City Western, Des Moines Rwy., DM&CI, Ft. Dodge, Des Moines & Southern, Iowa Terminal, MC&CL, O&CB, Sioux City Service, Southern Iowa Rwy., and WCF&N – all in vivid color! 128 pages, Hardcover.

MS
$59.95
$45.95

Iowa's Railroads An Album
By H. Roger Grant & Don L. Hofsommer
Explore the pivotal role that railroads played in the urban development of the state as well as the symbiotic relationship Iowa and its rails shared. With more than 400 black-and-white photographs, a solid inventory of depots and locations. 391 pages, Hardcover.

Iup
$45.95