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(via Chicago, 24 FEB'68 | Illinois Central westbound freight hits… | Flickr)

Caption: “Illinois Central westbound freight hits the diamonds of the NYC/Rock Island, out of LaSalle Street Station, at 16th Street Tower (out of view to the left).  A pair of GP9’s are providing the power, as the somber black GP9 is practically the only diesel seen on IC freights.”

Chicago

February 24, 1968

Photo by Paul Enenbach

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(via Chicago, 9 AUG'70 | The kinds of trains that little switcher… | Flickr)

Caption: “The City of New Orleans beginning its journey to its namesake city while passing the 27th Street Roundhouse that the Illinois Central used to service its passenger fleet.”

Chicago

August 9, 1970

Photo by Paul Enenbach

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