GM&O RS-1 #1122, Glenn Yard, Chicago, IL, February 14, 1965, photo by Chuck Zeiler
This is a closeup of the photo I posted earlier. It helps explain what I said about the road number in the headlight glass in the second line of the photo here...
GM&O F3 883A waits at Chicago Union Station with the usual 3 car train. After the commuters load up, it will depart for points South to Joliet. This route is now the Metra Heritage Corridor. Note the French turbo train on the adjacent track. I rode both and personally preferred the old...
GM&O E-7 #102, Joliet, IL, July 11, 1965, photo by Chuck Zeiler
According to the June 1965 edition of The Official Guide, this was Train #1, "The Limited, Air-conditioned Diesel-Electric" service daily to St. Louis, departing Chicago at 11:15 AM, arriving in Joliet at 11:55...
The newly renovated Gulf, Mobile & Ohio station in downtown Mobile, AL now serves as residence to several small businesses. Unfortunatly, Hurricane Katrina flooded the ground floor with about four to five feet of water, but this will all be fixed up once again.
What once was a shared passenger depot for the GM&O and Southern Railroads now is partly used by the KCS Railroad and some local community groups.
The depot stands on the SE corner of the KCS Artesia Sub & NS Memphis District diamond in downtown Corinth, Mississippi.
Joliet commuter train departing Chicago for Joliet May 22, 1978.
Category: Vintage Passenger Train Photos - Diesel
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