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Question 1: A line also connected Chicago with ________ (1870).
Cedar Rapids, IowaSioux City, IowaDubuque, IowaDes Moines, Iowa

Question 2: IC lines crisscrossed the state of Mississippi and went as far as New Orleans, Louisiana to the south and ________ in the east.
Jeffersontown, KentuckySt. Matthews, KentuckyLouisville, KentuckyShively, Kentucky

Question 3: 201, a 2-4-4 tank locomotives that participated in the "Wheels A-Rolling" pageant at the ________.
Northern Pacific RailwayChicago Railroad FairChicago, Burlington and Quincy RailroadIllinois Central Railroad

Question 4: Illinois Central GP11 #8733 preserved at the ________ in Monticello, Illinois.
Monticello Railway MuseumIllinois Railway MuseumChicago Terminal RailroadCrab Orchard and Egyptian Railroad

Question 5: 764, a 651 class ________ donated to the Museum of Transportation, St. Louis, Missouri in 1956.
4-6-42-8-24-6-02-8-0

Question 6: Preserved on static display at ________.
Crab Orchard and Egyptian RailroadWisconsin and Southern RailroadMonticello Railway MuseumIllinois Railway Museum

Question 7: A 2500 class ________ preserved on static display in the Age of Steam Memorial in Centralia, Illinois.
4-6-24-8-44-8-24-6-4

Question 8: President ________ signed a land grant for the construction of the railroad, making the Illinois Central the first land-grant railroad in the United States.
Millard FillmoreGrover ClevelandJohn TylerMartin Van Buren

Question 9: A 2500 class ________ preserved on static display at McComb, Mississippi.
4-8-24-6-24-8-44-6-4

Question 10: Its main line went from ________, at the southern tip of the state, to Galena, in the northwest corner.
Cairo, IllinoisQuincy, IllinoisSpringfield, IllinoisAlexander County, Illinois







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