From the Lakes to the Gulf: The Illinois Central Railroad Story
From the Lakes to the Gulf: The Illinois Central Railroad Story : an illustrated history of the "Main Line of Mid-America" Hardcover – 1993
by Alan R. Lind
Excellent condition, looks almost new.
Massive history of the Illinois Central, the Main Line of Mid-America, a railroad that ran across 14 Midwestern and Southern states for over 150 years. This book, by noted railroad historian Alan Lind, captures all the excitement in almost 400 pages of text, vividly illustrated with hundreds of black and white as well as color photos. Also covers IC's Chicago suburban lines. Includes milepost descriptions for the 120 operating districts, dozens of detailed maps, steam and diesel rosters and a chapter on the "new" IC of the 1990s. Decorative end papers with maps. 384 pages.