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Illinois Central Railroad, Num 54
The Panama Limited

New Orleans LA to Chicago IL

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
- - - New Orleans LA 3:15 PM C 
4:14 PM C  Hammond LA 4:14 PM C 
5:00 PM C  McComb MS 5:03 PM C 
5:24 PM C  Brookhaven MS 5:24 PM C 
6:17 PM C  Jackson MS 6:27 PM C 
8:24 PM C  Granada MS 8:27 PM C 
10:25 PM C  Memphis TN 10:35 PM C 
12:05 AM C  Dyersburg TN 12:05 AM C 
12:55 AM C  Fulton KY 1:10 AM C 
2:07 AM C  North Cairo IL 2:10 AM C 
3:15 AM C  Carbondale IL 3:15 AM C 
4:15 AM C  Centralia IL 4:25 AM C 
5:18 AM C  Effingham IL 5:18 AM C 
5:45 AM C  Mattoon IL 5:45 AM C 
6:40 AM C  Champaign IL 6:40 AM C 
8:00 AM C  Kankakee IL 8:00 AM C 
9:15 AM C  Grand Central Station
Chicago IL