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» Illinois Central Gulf (more..)
» Covered Hopper Car (more..)
» NS AGS South District (more..)
» Birmingham, Alabama, USA (more..)
» March 10, 2012
Locomotive No./Train ID Photographer
» ICG 766141 (more..)
» NS A55 (more..)
» Frank Orona (more..)
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With the merger of the Gulf Mobile & Ohio (GM&O) to the Illinois Central on August 10, 1972, a new railroad name would be created, thus the Illinois Central Gulf was born. Along with a new name was a new logo, gone was the split IC lettered cross-sectional rail profile and put in its place was the solid cross-section rail with dot centered on top. While the name would eventually transition back to Illinois Central, the solid rail would remain and take on a new form in the cleverly named “death star” logo in 1988.
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