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Fellow Train Dispatcher and Photographer Blair Kooistra asked me if I would be interested in accompanying him on a trip to photograph the "City of Grenada" photo special. This trip was sponsored by the Memphis NRHS Chapter and would sport two E8A locomotives and 10 passenger cars wearing the famous Illinois Central "Chocolate-and-Orange" color scheme.
I had not considered it before, but a road trip along the Meridian Speedway to photograph this train...I was in!
Along the we we shot a few KCS trains between Doyline and Monroe. We were also treated to some action on the LNW at Gibsland: