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  Litchfield & Madison - steam    
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  #1    2-8-2 #157 in deadline at Edwardsville terminal area;  #157 was last Mikado to be retired.
  #2   ** #157 in deadline at Edwardsville.  Near broadside photo.
  #3    #161 and #157 in deadline.  Rear angle; close.
  #4   ** #161 in deadline at Edwardsville.  Near broadside photo.
  #5    Left 3/4 photo of #157 and #161 in deadline at Edwardsville.
  #6    Left 3/4 of #157 at Edwardsville very near end of service.
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  #7      Left 3/4 rear angle of #157 at Edwardsville;  late photo with all tender changes. 
  #8    ** #161 near yard office at Madison Yard.  Rear 3/4 photo.  1940's
  #9     ** Fireman adding water to tender at Madison.
  #10   ** #161 with train waiting to leave Madison Yard.
  #11   ** Mikado doubleheading with 2-10-2 #201 on Glen Carbon Hill.
  #12 ** Northbound freight at LeClaire Tower area.  Pre-WWII period.
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#13   ** Mikado with southbound coal train at Mine 14 switch.
#14    ** ex-Union Pacific 2-10-2 #201 at Edwardsville;  1947 or 1948
#15   **  2-8-0 switching near yard office area at Madison Yard.
#16   ** 2-8-2 #157 at north end of Edwardsville service track.
#17   ** Mikado backhead, engineer's side (number unknown) 
#18     Valve gear closeup;  2-8-2 #157 at Edwardsville, just before retirement.
  
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#19   ** 2-8-2 #157 at Edwardsville;  last L&M steam in service.  (near dupl. from Jeff Halloin coll.)
#20    4-6-0  #151 new at Baldwin in 1904   
#21  2-8-0  #155;  photo appears to be taken at Madison Yard.
#22 thru #24   Alton & Eastern 0-8-0 #2 new at Alco;  builders card shows 'built for Litchfield & Madison'.
  
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#25   Alco builder's card for L&M Mikados #157 through #159  -  1923.
#26    Alco builder's card for L&M Mikados #160 and #161  -  1931.
#27 and #28   Mikado #160 new at Alco in 1931.
#29   Tender closeup from photo #28 above;  striping on cab and tender.
#30    Alco builder's card for UP #5040 through #5049 in 1923;  #5045 later became L&M #201.
  
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#31   ** Mikado #160 approaching Center Grove Rd south of LeClaire;  well published L&M photo.   
#32   Composite made from 3 LeClaireRail photos.   
  
Photos marked with ** are from L&M / C&NW engineer T.A.Gildersleeve (dec.) and original photographer is unknown.  Any credits or corrections will be made if same can be furnished by someone. 
click thumbnail for L&M steam photos of August Riccono 
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