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1. Illinois Central Rail-Road Company Offers for Sale Over 2,000,000 Acres, Selected Farming and Wood Lands Illinois Central Rail-Road Company Offers for Sale Over 2,000,000 Acres, Selected Farming and Wood Lands In Tracts of Forty Acres and Upwards, to Suit Purchasers, on Long Credits, & At Low Rates of Interest, Situated on Each Side of Their Rail-Road, Extending All the Way From the Extreme North to the South of the State of Illinois Railroad Land Grants--Illinois; Illinois Central Railroad; Agriculture; Farming This Illinois Central Railroad Company pamphlet is an advertisement for selling land. The first half of the pamphlet contains information on the railroad route; location of lands; prices and terms of payment;...

2. Museum and Santa Fe Railroad Model Museum and Santa Fe Railroad Model Rail transportation; Transportation; Trains; Railroads; Model trains; Colter, May, 1869-1958; Pasadena, California; Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, Illinois; The Museum and Santa Fe Railroad exhibit consists of 1,200 feet of track running through a 3,000 square-foot landscape representing, the Great Plains, the Arizona desert and Grand Canyon, and California....

3. Illinois Central Locomotive, The 'Mississipi' Illinois Central Locomotive, The 'Mississipi' Railroads; Locomotives; Illinois Central Railroad; Steam locomotives; Rail transportation; World's Fair; Columbian Exposition; A Century of Progress; Civil War; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, Illinois; The 'Mississippi' is a relatively small locomotive, even for its day. The locomotive's smokestack is twelve feet high, seven feet wide, and fourteen feet long. Behind the locomotive's engine is a flatcar...

4. First diesel engine of the Chicago and Alton Railroad First diesel engine of the Chicago and Alton Railroad Railroads--Illinois; Rail crossings; Chicago and Alton Railroad; Rail transportation; Railroad tracks; Railroad locomotives; Chicago; St. Louis; Kansas Photograph, b/w

5. 'Piggyback' service, Chicago Great Western Railroad 'Piggyback' service, Chicago Great Western Railroad Railroads--Illinois; Rail crossings; Chicago Great Western Railroad Company; Rail transportation; Railroad tracks; Railroad locomotives Photograph, b/w

6. Amtrak Boarding Site at the Champaign Railroad Station Amtrak Boarding Site at the Champaign Railroad Station Buildings; Champaign, Illinois; Railroad stations; Illinois Central Railroad Champaign Railroad Station.

7. Texas engine #854, Chicago Great Western Railroad Texas engine #854, Chicago Great Western Railroad Railroads--Illinois; Rail crossings; Chicago Great Western Railroad Company; Rail transportation; Railroad tracks; Railroad locomotives Photograph, b/w

8. The Green Diamond, Illinois Central Railroad The Green Diamond, Illinois Central Railroad Illinois Central Railroad; Railroads--Illinois; Rail transportation; Railroad locomotives; Railroad tracks; Railroads; Chicago; St. Louis Drawing, color

9. Chicago and Alton train Chicago and Alton train Railroads--Illinois; Rail crossings; Chicago and Alton Railroad; Rail transportation; Railroad tracks; Railroad locomotives; Chicago; St. Louis; Kansas Photograph, b/w

10. Illinois Central Railroad Illinois Central Railroad Illinois Central Railroad; Railroads; Pamphlet about the Illinois Central Railroad lands that were for sale in Illinois in 1858, contains a description of the lands, advantages of settling in Illinois, various letters in regard to soil, etc.,...

11. Station Theater, Urbana, Illinois Station Theater, Urbana, Illinois Buildings; Urbana, Illinois; Theaters; Theatrical productions; Actors 223 N. Broadway, Urbana.

12. New York Central Steam Locomotive #999; New York Central Steam Locomotive #999; Rail transportation; Railroads; Steam locomotives; New York City; Chicago, Illinois; Columbian Exposition; World records; Speed records The New York Central 999 steam locomotive and fuel car measure approximately sixteen feet tall, ten feet wide, and forty-eight feet long. The driving wheels are seven feet, two inches tall. The locomotive...

13. Champaign County Plat Book Champaign County Plat Book Champaign County, Illinois; Champaign, Illinois; Maps; Plat book; 1930 Champaign County Plat Book

14. Railroad porters, Chicago and North Western Railway Railroad porters, Chicago and North Western Railway Railroads--Illinois; Rail crossings; Chicago and North Western Railway Company; Rail transportation; Railroad tracks; Railroad locomotives Photograph, b/w

15. Welded rail, Chicago Great Western Railroad Welded rail, Chicago Great Western Railroad Railroads--Illinois; Rail crossings; Chicago Great Western Railroad Company; Rail transportation; Railroad tracks; Railroad locomotives Photograph, b/w

16. Illinois Central Railroad, Construction Illinois Central Railroad, Construction McLean County, Illinois; railroads; Railroad construction & maintenance; The construction of three railroads in the 1850s, including this picture of the Illinois Central Railroad, altered the relationship of the corn farm with the world outside McLean County, Illinois.

17. Here's a war job for you Here's a war job for you World War II; War posters, American; World War, 1939-1945--War work--United States; World War, 1939-1945--Transportation--United States; Poster, color, 13.9 x 17.9 in., published by the Railroad Manpower Mobilization Committee

18. Pioneer Zephyr Pioneer Zephyr Railroads; Rail transportation; Trains; Streamline design; Art Moderne; Art Deco; Diesel locomotives; World's Fair; A Century of Progress; Speed records; A streamlined stainless steel high-speed motor three-car train, powered by a 600 horsepower diesel engine. The train is 197 feet long. It weighs ninety-eight tons.

19. Hayes-Custer Building, Normal, Illinois Hayes-Custer Building, Normal, Illinois McLean County, Illinois; Normal, Illinois; Stoves; Furnaces; Coal; Railroad tracks; The Hayes-Custer Company manufactured stoves, gas ranges, and furnaces in Normal. It was located near the railroad tracks.

20. Train Station, Champaign, Illinois Train Station, Champaign, Illinois Buildings; Champaign, Illinois; Railroad stations; Railroad passenger cars; Train Station, Champaign, June 30, 1952.
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