New Exhibit: Illinois Central Railroad: Last Days of Steam
Selected photographs created by former Southern Illinoisan photographer Ben Gelman are on display in the exhibit Illinois Central Railroad: Last Days of Steam.
Gelman captured images of the railroad’s last operating steam engines in Carbondale and Murphysboro in early 1959 for a Southern Illinoisan article in the March 1, 1959 issue. Some photographs depict the Carbondale roundhouse and turntable.
The exhibit is located in the case behind Delyte’s coffee shop.