Category: baton rouge

KCS, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1960

KCS, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1960

Northbound Kansas City Southern Railway local passenger train no. 10 leaves Baton Rouge, Louisiana, after crossing Mississippi River in May 1960. Photograph by J. Parker Lamb, © 2016, Center for Railroad Photography and Art. Lamb-02-071-04

A few passengers were out on the open platform of Illinois…

A few passengers were out on the open platform of Illinois Central Gulf office car 1 as it was leaving New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal on an industrial development special bound for Baton Rouge. The two locomotives were the railroad’s second Bicentennial GP38 1776 (ex-9503) and GP38-2 9615, the JOHN A. LOGAN.

4/6/1976