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[!IAIS GP10 #476 / 7976!]
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[!IAIS GP8 #476 / 7976!]
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* IAIS 7976 suffered an engine failure early on (before 1987) and was set aside at Council Bluffs for parts. It would have been renumbered 476 if it had been repaired.
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* IAIS 7976 suffered an engine failure early on (before 1987) and was set aside at Council Bluffs for parts. It would have been renumbered 476 if it had been repaired. Per former CMO [[Fred Cheney]], the failure was seized pistons that broke their connecting rods and damaged the block, caused by someone failing to properly align the "P" Pipes (piston cooling pipes) after changing several power assemblies.

* Also per former CMO [[Fred Cheney | Cheney]], the engine was kept around as a possible platform for conversion to a Caterpillar 3606 prime mover. This project never got off the ground
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(:menulocation Motive Power:400s:476:)
[!IAIS GP10 #476 / 7976!]
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(:table width='555px':)
(:cellnr width='305px':)(:rosterimg IAIS476:)
(:cell width='250px' align='right':)
||class=miniheader cellspacing=2 cellpadding=2 width=245px
||!UNIT DETAIL ||||||
|| class=firstrow cellspacing=2 cellpadding=2 width=245px bgcolor=#f0f0f0
||[-'''Model:'''-] || [-[[Wikipedia:EMD_GP8 | GP8]]-] ||
||[-'''Built:'''-] || [-Mar 1953 (EMD)-] ||
||[-'''Rebuilt:'''-] || [-Oct 1969-] ||
||[-'''Horsepower:'''-] || [-1600-] ||
||[-'''Frame #:'''-] || [-6496-9-] ||
||[-'''Builders #:'''-] || [-17735-] ||
||[-'''IAIS Acqd:'''-] || [-Jan 1985-] ||
||[-'''IAIS Paint:'''-] || [-Never-] ||
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||class=miniheader cellspacing=2 cellpadding=2 width=550px
||!IAIS 476 / 7976 HISTORY ||||||
|| class=firstrow cellspacing=2 cellpadding=2 width=550px
||! Rept Marks ||! From ||! To ||!Notes ||
|| IAIS 476 || [-n/a-] || [-n/a-] ||[-Never renumbered from 7976-] ||
|| IAIS 7976 || [-Jan 1985-] || [-Aug 2001-] || ||
|| ICG 7976 || [-Oct 1969-] || [-Jan 1985-] ||[-Rebuilt to GP8 at Paducah and renumbered to 7976-] ||
|| IC 8976 || [-Mar 1953-] || [-Oct 1969-] ||[-Built as GP7-] ||
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'''Notes:'''
* IAIS 7976 suffered an engine failure early on (before 1987) and was set aside at Council Bluffs for parts. It would have been renumbered 476 if it had been repaired.

* 7976 was scrapped in Aug 2001 to provide parts to repair [[IAIS 400]] after the [[Coralville wreck]].
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