ICRR 4-8-2 2448 front. Louisville, KY. Sept. 1959
ICRR 4-8-2 2613 at Dawson Springs, KY. May 14, 1960. This was an excursion from Louisville to Paducah, Ky and return.
IC Local Carbondale "A passenger local on IC's main line near Carbondale, IL. April, 1967.
ICRR Switcher Carbondale "Switching passenger cars at Carbondale, April, 1967".
ICG GP's Carbondale "In the Orange and white colors, several GP's occupy the ready tracks at Carbondale, IL. Oct.,1979"
ICG (GM&O) 607 "ICG's Former GM&O GP30 607 at Carbondale, IL. Oct., 1979".
IC E8 Carbondale "The City of New Orleans arrives at Carbondale, IL on a spring day in April, 1967."
ICG 8709 "Freshly painted in the final ICG colors, 8709 waits on the ready track at Carbondale, IL. October, 1979."
IC 2448....... "Mountain type 2448 stands on the ready track at Louisville on September 22, 1959. Note the plywood cylinder covers. She's the last of several steamers to be
pulled from storage in the roundhouse. None have operated since January 1, 1958 when IC dieselized the line from
Louisville to Central City, Ky. Now, she's ready to depart to Paducah, dead in tow, to take her place in the Paducah scrap line
and, eventually, for her date with the torch".
ICRR 2-10-2 2807 at Louisville in July, 1957.
ICRR 2-10-2 2736 departing Louisville round house. July, 1957.
ICRR Scrap line...."Paducah shops had created masterpieces in steam during the late 1930's and 1940's. By the late 1950's, the emphasis had changed from construction to
destruction as over 300 locomotives were scrapped there. In May, 1960, part of the huge assembly of retired steamers is
shown. It was like a visit to death row."
IC Louisv Rdy Tk.... "IC management wisely chose geeps to handle its dieselized freight assignments. In an austere but handsome color scheme of black with white accents and the famed green diamond herald on the cab, several newly-built GP9's wait for a call to service on the nightly Paducah-bound freight.
ICRR 454.........."Where 0-6-0's and 0-8-0's had trod only 15 months before, EMD switcher 454 is waiting for its call to yard service in Louisville, Ky. May, 1960.