Hold the Panama!

The IC’s president took a personal interest in his road’s top train

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The Panama Limited was for many years the premier, first-class luxury train of the Illinois Central on its Chicago–New Orleans route. All-Pullman in consist, it left Chicago’s Central Station (a.k.a. Twelfth Street) promptly at 5:00 p.m. ...

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