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Charles Knox Freericks's Collection
 
7/28/2017
 
 
 
 
 
Owner: Illinois Central
Model:Lima 4-8-2Built As:IC 2953 (2-10-2)
Serial Number:6190Order No:1021
Frame Number:Built:7/1921
Notes:Displayed at Centralia, IL ex-2-10-2 #2953
Other locos with this serial:  IC 2500(4-8-2)
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IC 2500 "Mountain" Class Engine
Title:  IC 2500 "Mountain" Class Engine
Description:  One of only two remaining 2500 class "Mountains" from the Illinois Central Railroad is preserved on static display at Centralia's Fairview Park. The locomotive is maintained by the Age of Steam Memorial non-profit organization. It is veiwed here from West Broadway prior to the building of a roof to protect it. The 2500 series were built at the IC Paducah shops from older IC 2-10-2 boilers originally built by Lima. #2500 was delivered in 1938. She was saved from the scrapper in 1962. Behind her, there is a USAF T-33 or T-bird trainer based on the Lockheed F-80. Image is Tri-X Pan, taken with a Pentax K1000.
Photo Date:  2/1/1980  Upload Date: 7/26/2008 11:18:57 PM
Location:  Centralia, IL
Author:  Charles Knox Freericks
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Locomotives:  IC 2500(4-8-2)
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