Illinois Central [Illinois Central Gulf]
Chicago, Illinois (Twenty-First Street Crossing)
June 3, 1973

A former Illinois Central caboose complete with the split rail herald brings up the rear of this transfer run at 21st Street Crossing in Chicago. An Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe RS-1 idles in the background, with just the cab of an unidentified steam locomotive visible at the extreme right. Tracks in the foreground belong to the Pennsylvania, Gulf Mobile & Ohio and Chicago & Western Indiana.

This page posted 1/1/2019. Text and photo ©2019 Lamont Downs.