GP11 8702

A. L. Goodman III

 
    Illinois Central, and later Illinois Central Gulf, was having so much success rebuilding geeps that they started buying units that were from other railroads.  UP 282 was built in September 1954 was rebuilt into GP11 8702.  8702 was released in June of 1979.  It was later repainted into the new IC black and white scheme.  It was retired on November 19th, 1999.  It was sold to the Ohio Central Railroad for use on the Columbus and Ohio River on May 22nd, 2000, being renumbered CUOH 8702.

Notes:  Note the lack of a "GP11" tag.  Tags weren't applied until the 8710 unit.

Date in Solid Orange: June 23rd 1979 - ??

 

 

THE PHOTOS

8702aDanBohannon.jpg (40248 bytes)

Location:

East St. Louis, Illinois

Photographer:

Dan Bohannon

Date:

Unknown
Quality:  40k
 
8702fDanBohannonCedarHillMO.JPG (51724 bytes)

Location:

East St. Louis, Illinois

Photographer:

Dan Bohannon

Date:

Unknown
Quality:  51k
 
8702gDanBohannonCedarHillMO.JPG (32235 bytes)

Location:

East St. Louis, Illinois

Photographer:

Dan Bohannon

Date:

Unknown
Quality:  32k
 
8702hDanBohannonCedarHillMO.JPG (52988 bytes)

Location:

East St. Louis, Illinois

Photographer:

Dan Bohannon

Date:

Unknown
Quality:  52k
 
8702b.jpg (78263 bytes)

Location:

Starkville, Mississippi

Photographer:

A. L. Goodman III

Date:

Unknown
Quality:  77k
 
8702c.jpg (64712 bytes)

Location:

Starkville, Mississippi

Photographer:

A. L. Goodman III

Date:

Unknown
Quality:  64k
 
8702dCampbellRiceUnionCityTN.jpg (63674 bytes)

Location:

Union City, Tennessee

Photographer:

Campbell Rice 

Date:

Unknown
Quality:  63k
 
8702eChadCowan.jpg (30053 bytes)

Location:

Unknown

Photographer:

Chad Cowan 

Date:

1986
Quality:  30k