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Chicago & Alton RR
3040 "Chicago", was built as C&A 680 "Chicago", a parlor observation car. It became Alton RR 3040 "Chicago" and then Gulf Mobile & Ohio 3040 "Chicago". It was rebuilt as a parlor car with closed end. It was sold to Texas Crushed Stone as 3040 "Georgetown". It is available for sale.
M17 was built in January 1928 by St Louis Car, #1461, and Electro-Motive, #249. As Alton RR it became 6011. It removed the passenger section in 1940s. It became GM&O as 2506 in 1947 and retired in 1962.
M20 was built in January 1928 by St Louis Car, #1462, and Electro-Motive, #250 as C&ARR M20. As Alton RR it became 6021. It became GM&O 2509 in 1947 and rebuilt in November 1949. It was retired in 1962.
T2 was built by Brill Car Co in 1924 #22099, as Missouri-Kansas-Texas M-1. It was sold as C&A T-2 and rebuilt as a trailer. As Alton RR it became 6111 amd became GM&O 2556 in 1947.
"Abraham Lincoln", was built by American Car & Foundry for Baltimore & Ohio. It was sold to Alton and became GM&O 5998 "Abraham Lincoln".
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