C&EI FP7 1601 Editors Pick!        
Chicago & Eastern Illinois FP7 1601 at 47th Street in Chicago, Illinois on October 31, 1965, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler. Number 1601 was built in August 1949 (c/n 7536) on EMD Order E1076, renumbered to C&EI 934, becoming L&N 671 sometime after February 2, 1968.

This is combined Train 93-5, The Georgian (#93) and The Humming Bird (#5), departing Dearborn Station daily at 3:45 PM, arriving at Evansville, Indiana at 9:55 PM, where it is handed over to the L&N and continues on to Nashville, Tennessee. At Nashville, it is broken into individual trains, with #93 continuing on to Atlanta, Georgia and #5 continuing on to New Orleans, Louisiana. The June 1965 edition of The Official Guide lists a Sleeping Car included for #93 (4 Section, 4 Roomette, 5 Double Bedroom), as well as a Sleeping Car for #5 (10 Roomette, 6 Double Bedroom), a Club Lounge, a Dining Car, and unreserved seat Coaches.

Date: 10/31/1965 Location: Chicago, IL   Map Show Chicago on a rail map Views: 2962 Collection Of:   Chuck Zeiler
Locomotives: CEI 1601(FP7A)    Author:  Chuck Zeiler
C&EI FP7 1601
Picture Categories: Roster,Yard,Signal,Passenger This picture is part of album:  Monon and C&EI
User Comments
Name Type Comments Date
Robert Farkas General So very rare - thanks for posting this. 6/11/2011 9:14:40 PM
Phil S General Fantastic! 6/19/2011 10:38:51 AM
Dave Abeles General Amazing. What an interesting image! Also great is the PRR cabin and stock car moving in the opposite direction on the freight in the background. 7/8/2011 8:46:24 AM
William H. Davis Jr. General Great shot 7/9/2011 1:21:22 AM
Fred Goff General Great Photo. 7/11/2011 10:11:34 AM
Fred Stuckmann General Great shot Chuck, congrats. 7/11/2011 7:35:53 PM
Jim Matuska General Very nice photo and album!!! Thank you for sharing! 7/12/2011 12:39:27 PM
Zach Pumphery General Sweet railroad, and awesome scan! 7/15/2011 12:31:23 AM
Bernie Feltman General Nice photo, Chuck 8/7/2011 4:12:13 PM

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