Main.IAIS6988 History

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IAIS 6988Jun 2006PresentMay actually be owned by RRDC, but lettered IAIS
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IAIS 69882014presentDonated by RRDC/Iowa Interstate to the Central States Steam Preservation Association
IAIS 6988Jun 20062014May actually be owned by RRDC, but lettered IAIS
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  • For Train Festival 2011?, 6988 received an "Americanization", removing some of the more Chinese features of the engine to make it closer to a standard American design. Amongst the changes were a single headlight, US whistle, removal of the shroud around the exhaust stack, and changing all red parts to black.
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  • During the summer of 2011, both engines were modified to connect with tank car IAIS 8000 as an auxilliary water tender.
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  • During the summer of 2011, both engines were modified to connect with tank car IAIS 8000 as an auxilliary water tender.
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  • During the summer of 2011, both engines were modified to connect with tank car IAIS 8000 as an auxilliary water tender.
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(:rostertbl IAIS6988Misc:)

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(:rostertbl2 IAIS6988Misc:)

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  • Unlike IAIS 150-155, 156 & 157 went to Mid-America Car in Kansas City, MO, for SmartStart? installation and painting before delivery to Iowa Interstate.
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  • IAIS 6988 and 7081 were brought to the US by Railroad Development Corp. to test the market for modern imported steam in the United States. See the QJ page for more information.
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(:menulocation Motive Power:Steam:6988:)

IAIS QJ 2-10-2 #6988

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UNIT DETAIL
Model:QJ 2-10-2
Built:1985 (Datong)
Rebuilt:n/a
Frame #:n/a
IAIS Acqd:Jun 2006
IAIS Paint:n/a

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IAIS 6988 HISTORY
Rept MarksFromToNotes
IAIS 6988Jun 2006PresentMay actually be owned by RRDC, but lettered IAIS
China Rwys 698819852006Worked on the Jitong Railway

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Notes:

  • Unlike IAIS 150-155, 156 & 157 went to Mid-America Car in Kansas City, MO, for SmartStart? installation and painting before delivery to Iowa Interstate.

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Standard Roster Shots

(:rostertbl IAIS6988:)

Additional Roster / Detail Shots

(:rostertbl IAIS6988Misc:)

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