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MR77100

Illinois Terminal

Post by MR77100 » Fri Mar 12, 2004 3:10 am

How many books are there about the Illinois Terminal? is there one that tells of the final years leading up to the takeover by N&W?

eddiebear

Illinois Terminal

Post by eddiebear » Mon Mar 15, 2004 8:49 am

There are many books on the IT but most of them deal with electric days and just touch on the diesel, freight only IT.
About 1981 TRAINS magazine took a look at IT from the end of electric operation to absorption into N & W. Text, map and photos.

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Post by MikeF » Sat Mar 27, 2004 3:40 pm

There's a new book by Dale A. Jenkins that covers the Illinois Terminal from its beginning up to the N&W merger. Details here:

http://www.illinoistractionsociety.org/ ... Promo.html

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