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Illinois Central Railroad, Num 55
The Panama Limited

Chicago IL to New Orleans LA

921 miles.   18 hrs 00 min.

Amenities ...

 Sleeper Cars available. -NO COACHES-  Cafe/Lounge Car.  Dining Car.

First ran in 1912, at which time it consisted of electric lit sleepers, diner, club car, and open rear end observation car. Just two year earlier, in 1910, the Panama Canal opened, thus bringing additional passengers and cargo to New Orleans, bound for the Pacific.

Arrives Connecting Cities Departs
- - - Grand Central Station
Chicago IL
3:15 PM C 
4:10 PM C  Kankakee IL 4:10 PM C 
5:20 PM C  Champaign IL 5:23 PM C 
6:08 PM C  Mattoon IL 6:08 PM C 
6:33 PM C  Effingham IL 6:33 PM C 
7:28 PM C  Centralia IL 7:31 PM C 
8:25 PM C  Carbondale IL 8:34 PM C 
9:44 PM C  North Cairo IL 9:47 PM C 
10:40 PM C  Fulton KY 10:50 PM C 
11:36 PM C  Dyersburg TN 11:36 PM C 
1:07 AM C  Memphis TN 1:20 AM C 
3:10 AM C  Granada MS 3:14 AM C 
5:28 AM C  Jackson MS 5:38 AM C 
6:34 AM C  Brookhaven MS 6:34 AM C 
6:58 AM C  McComb MS 7:01 AM C 
8:00 AM C  Hammond LA 8:00 AM C 
9:15 AM C  New Orleans LA