Illinois Central Railroad: Map, Logo, History, Timetables
The Illinois Central whose slogan was the "Main Line of Mid-America" ran from Chicago to New Orleans on an odd north-south main line.
ICG - Matteson, IL by d.w.davidson on Flickr. Illinois Central Gulf TOFC (Trailer On Flat Car) train Matteson, Illinois May 1980 Photo by D.W. Davidson
Chicago & North Western Railroad: Map, Logo, Photos, Roster
The Chicago & North Western Railway was a famous Midwestern granger that reached as far west as Lander, Wyoming. In 1995 it was purchased by Union Pacific.