Cabooses in Illinois

    Cabooses:  Once on the end of every train are now a rarity.  Here are a few of the remaining IC/G in the state of Illinois.

 

Caption:  IC 199003 in Lena, Illinois, April 2006.  Photo courtesy of James Aurand.
Status:  Inactive
Builder:  ACF - Rebuilt by International Car
Year:  1946
Notes:  Ex-Alton C3046, ex-GM&O 2603, ex-GM&O 2721, ex-ICG 199003, and ex-CC 199003.
 
Caption:  IC 199006 across from the depot in Rantoul, Illinois in 2005.
Status:  Inactive
Builder:  ACF - Rebuilt by International Car
Year:  1946
Notes:  Ex-Alton C3050, ex-GM&O 2606, ex-GM&O 2725, and ex-ICG 199006.
 
Caption:  CC 199049 on the RIP track in Mattoon, Illinois.
Status:  Inactive
Builder:  ACF - Rebuilt by International Car
Year:  1946
Notes:  Once on the roster of the GM&O as 2989, it is now somewhere in Charleston, Illinois.
 
Caption:  ICG 199305 basks in the sun in Sullivan, Illinois in 2004.
Status:  Inactive
Builder:  International Car
Year:  1976
Notes:  None
 
Caption:  IC 9365 at Paxton, Illinois in 2005.
Status:  Inactive
Builder:  ICRR in Centralia, Illinois.
Year:  1972
Notes:  Owned by the Illinois Central Railroad Historical Society.
 
Caption:  IC 199408 at Champaign, Illinois.
Status:  Active
Builder:  ICRR in Centralia, Illinois.
Year:  1972
Notes:  None
 
Caption:  IC 199418 sits in Kankakee, Illinois.
Status:  Active
Builder:  ICRR in Centralia, Illinois.
Year:  1972
Notes:  None
 
Caption:  ICG 199419 in Rantoul, Illinois.
Status:  Active
Builder:  ICRR in Centralia, Illinois.
Year:  1972
Notes:  None
 
Caption:  IC 9425 sits in Carbondale, Illinois in an interesting paint scheme.
Status:  Inactive
Builder:  ICRR in Centralia, Illinois.
Year:  1972
Notes:  None
 
Caption:  IC 9426 at Centralia, Illinois on July 16th, 2005.  Photo courtesy of Lance Thackrey.
Status:  Inactive
Builder:  ICRR in Centralia, Illinois.
Year:  1972
Notes:  Now at the Homewood rail display just north of the depot in Homewood, Illinois.
 
Caption:  ICG 199432 is seen here in Effingham, Illinois.
Status:  Active
Builder:  ICRR in Centralia, Illinois.
Year:  1972
Notes:  None
 
Caption:  IC 9446 sits next to an ex-PD&E depot in Grayville, Illinois.  
Status:  Inactive
Builder:  ICRR in Centralia, Illinois.
Year:  1972
Notes:  None
 
Caption:  ICRR 199484P is now privately owned and meticulously maintained.
Status:  Inactive
Builder:  ICRR in Centralia, Illinois.
Year:  1970
Notes:  None
 
Caption:  IC 199500 is used to cross numerous busy roads in Mattoon, Illinois.
Status:  Active
Builder:  Darby
Year:  1968
Notes:  None
 
Caption:  CC 9502 is seen here in Reevesville, Illinois.
Status:  Active
Builder:  Darby
Year:  1968
Notes:  None
 
Caption:  ICG 199555 looking larger than life.  Photo courtesy of John Poshepny
Status:  Inactive
Builder:  ICRR in Centralia, Illinois.
Year:  1969
Notes:  Is at the Lemont, Illinois Safety Village.
 
Caption:  ICG 199570 is wearing a beautiful livery at the Monticello Railway Museum.
Status:  Inactive
Builder:  ICRR in Centralia, Illinois.
Year:  1969
Notes:  None
 

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