Illinois Central Gulf GP11's #8709, 8711 & 8716, awaiting their call to power freight to Tuscaloosa (AL), Artesia (MS) and beyond,          
Illinois Central Gulf GP11 #8709 was built January 1956 as Illinois Central GP9 #9130. In 1979 unit completed Paducah Rebuild Program and was last reported stored at Woodcrest Shop in July 2000
Date: 10/15/1985 Location: Montgomery, AL   Map Show Montgomery on a rail map Views: 712 Collection Of:   Bernie Feltman
Locomotives: ICG 8709(GP11) ICG 8711(GP11) ICG 8716(GP11)    Author:  Bernie Feltman
Illinois Central Gulf GP11's #8709, 8711 & 8716, awaiting their call to power freight to Tuscaloosa (AL), Artesia (MS) and beyond,
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Roberto Alaniz General One of my favorite railroads I never got to photograph. Great shot! 7/18/2012 6:26:15 PM
Olaf Junges General Very nice photo! 7/19/2012 6:13:14 AM
Jim Vivian General Always liked the slate gray even though too few units got the treatment. 7/19/2012 2:31:09 PM
Charles Stookey General Nice shot of these three attractive engines. 7/19/2012 9:59:48 PM
Charles Burgess General Great shot of rare painted units! 7/20/2012 11:13:56 PM
Jim Bruce General Nice Shot!!! Love that paint and those GP11s!! 3/16/2014 7:45:47 PM
Jim Adkins General About 1966 at the age of 10, my grandfather who was agent at Dixon, Illinois, procured a ride for me on the 9130. I sat in the engineer's seat for a short time and blew the whistle at several crossings in Dixon. What a thrill! 10/28/2015 9:32:40 AM

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