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Near St. Louis in St. Louis County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

#1575

Illinois Terminal

 

1918

 
#1575 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 22, 2019
1. #1575 Marker
Inscription.  Built by the IT Railroad in its Decatur, IL shops, the 1575 is a Class B electric freight B+B locomotive equipped with four GE 69-C motors. It weighs 120,000 lbs. and has tractive effort of 30,000 lbs. Donated in 1968 by the St. Louis Car Division of General Steel Industries.
 
Erected by Museum of Transportation.
 
Location. 38° 34.275′ N, 90° 27.782′ W. Marker is near St. Louis, Missouri, in St. Louis County. Marker can be reached from Barrett Station Road east of Old Dougherty Ferry Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3015 Barrett Station Road, Saint Louis MO 63122, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. SL-SF#3000 (here, next to this marker); TTOX #130059 (here, next to this marker); #113 (a few steps from this marker); #E-2 (a few steps from this marker); URTX #37144 (a few steps from this marker); #1582 (a few steps from this marker); MCHX #117 (a few steps from this marker); #6117 (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Louis.
 
Categories.
#1575 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 22, 2019
2. #1575 Marker
Railroads & Streetcars
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on April 28, 2019. This page originally submitted on April 28, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 27 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 28, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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