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City of New Orleans

City of New Orleans
Southbound Illinois Central's City of New Orleans no. 1 stops at Effingham, Illinois, approximately 198 miles south of Chicago, where it departed. The Effingham station is designed to serve both the IC and Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania railroad tracks are in the foreground.
Alternate Title Age of Streamliners: 41
Source Richard Neumiller, Peoria, Illinois
Coverage Spatial, Effingham, Illinois; Temporal, 1955
Rights Richard Neumiller
Date Created 1955-08-25
Creator
Resource Type
Format
Classification
Extent 35 mm
Depicted Railroad
Location Effingham, Illinois
Train Type Passenger
Equipment, Locomotive Locomotive: 4007, E7A A1A-A1A 2000 HP
Builder, locomotive Electro-Motive Division, General Motors
Creator Description Richard Neumiller, a native of Peoria, Illinois, took his first railroad slides at the Chicago Railroad Fair in 1950. His photographic activity increased while at Knox College in Galesburg, where he graduated in 1953. He served on the Peoria city council from 1973 to 1984, and as mayor of Peoria in 1984-85. He retired from the Central Illinois Light Co. in 1996, but remains active as a photographer.
Collection Richard Neumiller Age of Streamliners Collection
Institution
Image ID IC-8
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