RailPictures.Net Photo: IC 3117 Illinois Central Railroad EMD GP40R at Cedar Rapids, Iowa by B. A. Tiemann
 
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Illinois Central Railroad (more..)
EMD GP40R (more..)
Approaching Council St. N.E. (more..)
Cedar Rapids, Iowa, USA (more..)
July 20, 2007
Locomotive No./Train ID Photographer
IC 3117 (more..)
CN L567 (more..)
B. A. Tiemann (more..)
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Remarks & Notes 
A rare visitor to this out-of-the-way corner of the CN system, GP40R 3117 whistles for the Council St. N.E. crossing in Cedar Rapids on the Iowa Division's 'Louisa Sub.' These weedy rails are the last remnant of the Milwaukee Road's Chicago-to-Omaha double track mainline in eastern Iowa. Sadly, this once-busy line has been reduced to a mile-long industrial spur serving a handful of customers.
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