Wabash Railroad Historical Photos


Select The Bluebird northbound to Chicago at Millikin University in Decatur, IL. - from Wabash Railroad publicity photos

Select The Bluebird crossing over Lake Decatur. - from Wabash Railroad publicity photos

Select Looking south, the Bluebird at Decatur, IL on it's inaugural trip on February 26, 1950. Note the gates in the lower right that protected the IC tracks. Also the wooden tower in the NW corner of the crossing was razed and replaced by a brick structure (WABIC tower) in the SW corner. - from Wabash Railroad publicity photos

Select The City of St. Louis on it's maiden run in Forest Park, St. Louis, heading toward Union Station. - from Wabash Railroad publicity photos

Select The City of St. Louis in Forest Park, St. Louis in 1958 or 1959. - from Vince Andrzejewski collection

Select The City of Kansas City departing Union Station, St. Louis in February 1959. - from Vince Andrzejewski collection

Select The City of Kansas City.

Select The City of Kansas City in Forest Park, St. Louis.

Select Restored Wabash F7 #1189 owned by the Monticello Railway Museum in Decatur, IL.

Select The Cannonball departing Union Station, St. Louis in 1958 or 1959. - from Vince Andrzejewski collection

Select The City of St. Louis at Mexico, MO.

Select The Banner Blue at Bement, IL, crossing under the Illinois Terminal RR tracks in August, 1951.

Select J-2 class 4-6-2 #1678 at Fort Erie, Ontario in June 1948. Built in 12/1916, scrapped in 10/1951. - from F.J. Bechtel collection

Select 4-4-0 #574. Built in 1882, scrapped in 1913.

Select 4-6-2 Baldwin J-1 #675 in St. Louis in the around 1950. Built in 1912, scrapped in 1951.


Old Turntable Photos

Select Turntable at Decatur, IL (Jun 1926) - from Wabash Railroad MOW photos

Select Turntable at Bluffs, IL (Jun 1926) - from Wabash Railroad MOW photos

Select Turntable at Forrest, IL (July 1926) - from Wabash Railroad MOW photos

Select Turntable at Tilton, IL (July 1926) - from Wabash Railroad MOW photos

Select Turntable at Vandeventer Ave. in St. Louis, MO (Oct 1926) - from Wabash Railroad MOW photos

Select Turntable at Springfield, IL (Jul 1926) - from Wabash Railroad MOW photos


Misc. Car Photos

Select Wabash baggage - mail car #452 at St. Louis, MO (Jul 1967) - source unknown

Select Wabash dome observation car #1601 - source unknown

Select Wabash open-vestabule observation car #400 in Chicago at Dearborn Station - source unknown

Select Wabash #417 - source unknown


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