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Illinois Central: Monday Mornin Rails: Life Along the Main Line of Mid-America Jim Boyd

Illinois Central: Monday Mornin Rails: Life Along the Main Line of Mid-America

Jim Boyd

Published August 1st 2001
ISBN : 9780944119136
Hardcover
128 pages
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 About the Book 

In Steve Goodmans song The City Of New Orleans, he listener is taken on a musical journey aboard an Illinois Central train from Wisconsin to the Gulf of Mexico. In Illinois Central-Monday Mornin Rails, author Jim Boyd takes us on a photographic journey through the evolution of Illinois Central Railroad.Not a corporate history or a roster book, Illinois Central-Monday Morning Rails is a collection of nearly 200 color photos capturing a rapidly changing railroad during its peak years -- from 1951 to 1972 -- and its locomotive evolution from steam to diesel.