Illini Terminal GP9

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EMDGP30

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Saw this today in Litchfield, Illinois

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NM_RailNut

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Nope. the Illini Terminal Railroad is a Respondek Railroad Corporation switching operation that serves an industrial park just off of the BNSF mainline in Litchfield. The locomotive is a former Rock Island GP9 that was rebuilt into a GP10 by ICG and was restored and repainted by the Illinois Terminal Historical Society. It's owned by Respondek, which also has a SD40-2 that was painted in a later Illinois Terminal scheme in 2010 and was later relettered for Illini Terminal; it is assigned to Respondek's Port Harbor Railroad operation in Granite City, Ill. Those aren't the only Respondek units painted in IT colors, either.
 




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