SOME LINKS THAT YOU MAY LIKE
Canadian National to acquire Illinois Central: Short coverage on the CN/IC merger announcement.
Guide to the Illinois Central Archives in the Newberry Library: A PDF file listing IC archives in the Newberry Library.
Hattiesburg History: A brief history of the IC.
How They Built the Railroads: A short essay on about the Illinois Central and the land grant that it received. Ignore the 1950 date, should be 1850.
IC passenger service in Champaign-Urbana Illinois: History of IC passenger service in Champaign-Urbana Illinois.
Illinois Central Historical Society: Preserves the History of the Illinois Central Railroad.
Illinois Vignettes: Several stories about the early IC.
Lincoln and the Illinois Central Railroad: Short review of the Lincoln/IC link.
Military Expedition From Chicago To Cairo: A report of the movements of a civil war unit over the IC.
Railroad Archives: Short history of the IC.
Railroads in Southern Illinois: Information about the IC, with emphasis on Southern Illinois.
The Illinois Central Railroad: A brief history of the IC.
Water Valley Casey Jones Railroad Museum: Museum about Casey Jones.