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233 was built by St Louis Car in 1906, #560, as "Missouri" and was rebuilt in 1909 as an office car. It was rebuilt in 1940 with an arch roof, was air conditioned, and the windows were covered. It was sold to the Illini Railroad Club in April 1957 and is now preserved at the Illinois Railway Museum since 1968.

234 was built by Danville Car in August 1908, #504, as "Champaign", a party car trailer. Shortly afterwards it was motorized as an office car. On May 28, 1927, it was demotorized and renamed "Sangamon" and used as a parlor car. It was later returned to office car service. On March 2, 1936, it was rebuilt with an arch roof, the arch windows were covered, it was motorized, and it was numbered 234. Soon afterwards it returned to trailer status. It was sold on February 1, 1956 to the Illini Railroad Club and is now preserved at the Illinois Railway Museum since 1968.

240 was built by American Car & Foundry in July 1907, #5080.  It was sold for scrap to Hyman Michael on November 30, 1950.

241 was built by American Car & Foundry in July 1907, #5080.  It went to the National Museum of Transport on July 25, 1950.

248 was built by American Car & Foundry in July 1907, #5080.  It was rebuilt with arch roof and the windows covered.  It was sold for scrap to Purdy Co on August 26, 1952.

261 was built by Danville Car in 1911 as Chicago Ottawa & Peoria 261   It was transferred to IT in 1924 and upgraded in 1930.  It was sold for scrap to Hyman Michaels Co on November 13, 1950.

274 was built by St Louis Car in 1913. It was air conditioned and the arch windows were covered.

276 was built by St Louis Car in 1913. It was air conditioned and the arch windows were covered. It was sold for scrap to Compressed Steel Co on March 13, 1956.

277 was built by St Louis Car in 1913, #966. It was rebuilt in October 1951 with new seats and other modernized features. It was sold to the Illinois Railway Museum on March 9, 1956.

278 was built by St Louis Car in 1913.  It was rebuilt in May 1927 and sold for scrap to Hyman-Michaels Co on May 19, 1954.

282 was built by St Louis Car in 1913.  It was transferred as CO&P 282 in October 1913 and returned as ITS 282 in A[ro; 1022.  It was rebuilt as a parlor car in 1924 and restored as coash in July 1929.  It was sold for scrap to Hyman Michaels Co on May 16, 1956.

285 was built by St Louis Car in 1914.  It was rebuilt as a parlor car in 1024 amd retistpred as coach in December 1928.  It was air conditioned in August 1938 and new seating in December 1952.  It was sold for scrap to Hyman Michaels Co on May 16, 1956.

301 was built by St Louis Car in 1948.  It was sold in 1956 to Biermann Iron & Metal but not scrapped until the 1980s.

302 was built by St Louis Car in 1948.  It was sold in 1956 to Biermann Iron & Metal but not scrapped until the 1980s.

353 was built by American Car Co in 1907.  It was rebuilt 1909 and retired in January 1929.

504 "Peoria" was built by American Car & Foundry in 1910, #5575, a sleeping car. It was given the number 504 in 1937 and was converted to bunk car, 049 on December 16, 1949. It was purchased by Terry Cassidy and me on August 16, 1960, and stored at East Peoria until we sold it to Bob Johnston in 1965 just before my move to Texas. It was then moved to IRM where the exterior was restored.

518 was built by St Louis Car Co in 1911, #884.  It was rebuilt as 0100, instruction car, and sold as Illini Railroad Club 518 on June 29, 1960.  It was sold to IRM in 1968.

1200 was built by McGuire-Cummings in 1910 as an express motor with 20 seats at the rear. In 1919 it was rebuilt with a small baggage section at the front and the trucks were changed from Curtis to Baldwin.

1201 was built by McGuire-Cummings in 1910 as an express motor with 20 seats at the rear. In 1919 it was rebuilt with a small baggage section at the front and the trucks were changed from Curtis to Baldwin.

1202 was built by McGuire-Cummings in 1910 as an express motor with 20 seats at the rear. In 1919 it was rebuilt with a small baggage section at the front and the trucks were changed from Curtis to Baldwin. It was renumbered 202 on December 28, 1953, and sold for scrap in 1956.

1203 was built by McGuire-Cummings in 1910 as an express motor with 20 seats at the rear. In 1919 it was rebuilt with a small baggage section at the front and the trucks were changed from Curtis to Baldwin. It was renumbered 203 on December 28, 1953, and sold for scrap in 1956.

 

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