Kris Illinois Central Rolling Stock

Illinois Central was sometimes referred to as the "Main Line of Mid-America" because it operated in the central U.S. Variations noted are from the Kris Model Trains chapter of Greenberg's Guide to Kusan Trains.

Kris Illinois Central 11143 boxcar red boxcar

Illinois Central 11143 boxcar; boxcar red; white lettering and IC logo; sliding boxcar red panel doors; full ladders. Variation (A) in Greenberg's. Photo courtesy of the M. Smith collection.


Kris Illinois Central 11143 boxcar red boxcar with large Illinois Central

Large Illinois Central variation not in Greenberg's. Photo and description courtesy of the B. Batt collection.


Kris Illinois Central 11143 boxcar red boxcar with plug doors

Plug door variation not in Greenberg's. Photo and description courtesy of the B. Batt collection.


Kris Illinois Central 22094 Allison M. Cox boxcar red boxcar

Allison M. Cox variation not in Greenberg's. Photo and description courtesy of the B. Batt collection.


Kris Illinois Central 22094 R. Niedhammer boxcar red boxcar

R. Niedhammer variation not in Greenberg's. Photo and description courtesy of the B. Batt collection.


Kris Illinois Central 22094 boxcar comparison

Comparison of Greenberg's Illinois Central 22094 boxcar variation (F) on bottom and (H) on top. Common characteristics: black lettering; black and white IC logo; full ladders. Differences: variation (F) lower car is light orange and has sliding plug doors. Variation (H) upper car is burnt orange and has sliding panel doors. Photo courtesy of the Blue Room collection.


Kris Illinois Central 22094 burnt orange boxcar with KEEP ALERT

Illinois Central 22094 boxcar; burnt orange; black lettering; black "KEEP ALERT" between ladder rungs on lower right; black and white IC logo; sliding burnt orange panel doors; full ladders. KEEP ALERT variation not in Greenberg's. Photo courtesy of the M. Smith collection.


Kris Illinois Central 22094 white boxcar

Variation (I) in Greenberg's. Photo and description courtesy of the B. Batt collection.


Kris Illinois Central 200156 light boxcar red boxcar

Variation (L) in Greenberg's. Photo and description courtesy of the B. Batt collection.


Kris Illinois Central 200156 orange boxcar

Illinois Central 200156 boxcar; orange; black lettering; black and white IC logo; sliding orange panel doors; full ladders. Variation (M) in Greenberg's. Door color not specified in Greenberg's. Photo courtesy of the G. Clarke collection.


Kris Illinois Central 200156 orange boxcar with black doors

Illinois Central 200156 boxcar; orange; black lettering; black and white IC logo; sliding black panel doors; full ladders. Variation (M) in Greenberg's. Door color not specified in Greenberg's. Photo courtesy of the Blue Room collection.


Kris Illinois Central 200156 tuscan boxcar

Illinois Central 200156 boxcar; tuscan; white lettering and IC logo; sliding tuscan panel doors; full ladders. Variation (P) in Greenberg's. Photo courtesy of the M. Smith collection.


Kris Illinois Central 200156 blue boxcar

Blue plug door variation not in Greenberg's. Photo and description courtesy of the B. Batt collection.


Kris Illinois Central blue boxcar paint samples

Illinois Central blue boxcar paint samples. Variation (Q) in Greenberg's describes road number " ???? Blue; black lettering; sliding rib doors." Photo courtesy of the Blue Room collection.


Kris Illinois Central Dr. S. Brown yellow bank car

Refrigerator car variation (B) in Greenberg's. Photo and description courtesy of the B. Batt collection.


Kris Illinois Central metallic silver refrigerator car

Metallic silver variation not in Greenberg's. Photo and description courtesy of the B. Batt collection.

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