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By:Mary Rae McPherson
Dates:1/1/1982 - 1/1/1990
Album Info:I went back into the old engine terminal in Carbondale's North Yard before many of the old structures were torn down. Much of what is seen is gone today.
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Illinois Central freight station
Title:  Illinois Central freight station
Description:  The ancient freight station in Carbondale before work began to turn it into an open air pavillion. Exact date unknown.
Photo Date:  8/1/1990  Upload Date: 1/8/2009 11:09:03 AM
Location:  Carbondale, IL
Author:  Mary Rae McPherson
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Views:  373   Comments: 0
The Illinois Central freight station
Title:  The Illinois Central freight station
Description:  The ancient freight station in Carbondale before work began to turn it into an open air pavillion. Exact date unknown.
Photo Date:  8/1/1990  Upload Date: 1/8/2009 11:08:03 AM
Location:  Carbondale, IL
Author:  Mary Rae McPherson
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Views:  347   Comments: 0
The Illinois Central freight station
Title:  The Illinois Central freight station
Description:  The ancient freight station in Carbondale before work began to turn it into an open air pavillion. Exact date unknown.
Photo Date:  8/1/1990  Upload Date: 1/8/2009 11:08:25 AM
Location:  Carbondale, IL
Author:  Mary Rae McPherson
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Views:  288   Comments: 0
The Illinois Central freight station
Title:  The Illinois Central freight station
Description:  The ancient freight station in Carbondale before work began to turn it into an open air pavillion. Exact date unknown.
Photo Date:  8/1/1990  Upload Date: 1/8/2009 11:08:43 AM
Location:  Carbondale, IL
Author:  Mary Rae McPherson
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Views:  199   Comments: 0
Tearing down part of the Illinois Central freight station
Title:  Tearing down part of the Illinois Central freight station
Description:  Work has begun dismantling the old freight station, which became an open air pavillion. By some accounts, it was the oldest building in Carbondale with parts of it dating to the 1850s. Exact date unknown.
Photo Date:  1/1/1991  Upload Date: 1/8/2009 11:13:49 AM
Location:  Carbondale, IL
Author:  Mary Rae McPherson
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Views:  271   Comments: 0
The old engine service area in North Yard
Title:  The old engine service area in North Yard
Description:  The old engine service area in Carbondale's North Yard. The coal and sanding towers are in the foreground with the machine shop in the background. Exact date unknown.
Photo Date:  1/1/1991  Upload Date: 1/8/2009 11:14:17 AM
Location:  Carbondale, IL
Author:  Mary Rae McPherson
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Views:  389   Comments: 0
The old car shops in North Yard
Title:  The old car shops in North Yard
Description:  The Carbondale Car Department buildings in North Yard. These buildings were torn down in the late 1990s. Exact date unknown.
Photo Date:  1/1/1991  Upload Date: 1/8/2009 11:15:37 AM
Location:  Carbondale, IL
Author:  Mary Rae McPherson
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Views:  308   Comments: 0
The old car shops in North Yard
Title:  The old car shops in North Yard
Description:  The Carbondale Car Department buildings in North Yard. These buildings were torn down in the late 1990s. Exact date unknown.
Photo Date:  1/1/1991  Upload Date: 1/8/2009 11:16:14 AM
Location:  Carbondale, IL
Author:  Mary Rae McPherson
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Views:  345   Comments: 0
A remnant of the old Johnston City District
Title:  A remnant of the old Johnston City District
Description:  Looking east from atop a stored boxcar parked on a remnant of the Johnston City District. These tracks were removed in the mid 1990s. Exact date unknown.
Photo Date:  1/1/1991  Upload Date: 1/8/2009 10:54:03 PM
Location:  Carbondale, IL
Author:  Mary Rae McPherson
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Views:  381   Comments: 0
A remnant of the old Johnston City District
Title:  A remnant of the old Johnston City District
Description:  Freight cars were stored on a remnant of the Johnston City District after the line had been torn up from Carbondale to Herrin. These tracks came out in the mid 1990s. Exact date unknown.
Photo Date:  1/1/1991  Upload Date: 1/8/2009 10:54:29 PM
Location:  Carbondale, IL
Author:  Mary Rae McPherson
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Views:  286   Comments: 0
A remnant of the old Carbondale District
Title:  A remnant of the old Carbondale District
Description:  This is the end of all that remained of the original alignment of the Carbondale District, originally built as the Carbondale & Shawneetown. Exact date unknown.
Photo Date:  1/1/1991  Upload Date: 1/8/2009 10:55:19 PM
Location:  Carbondale, IL
Author:  Mary Rae McPherson
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Views:  350   Comments: 0
The Murphysboro District wye
Title:  The Murphysboro District wye
Description:  Looking around the north leg of the wye with the coal towers and the machine shop in the background. Exact date unknown.
Photo Date:  1/1/1991  Upload Date: 1/8/2009 10:55:47 PM
Location:  Carbondale, IL
Author:  Mary Rae McPherson
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Views:  266   Comments: 0
The Murphysboro District wye
Title:  The Murphysboro District wye
Description:  Looking west at the west switch of the wye. The south leg coming in from the right was put in in 1984 when it was relocated. Exact date unknown.
Photo Date:  1/1/1991  Upload Date: 1/8/2009 10:56:35 PM
Location:  Carbondale, IL
Author:  Mary Rae McPherson
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Views:  235   Comments: 0
The Murphysboro District wye
Title:  The Murphysboro District wye
Description:  The north leg of the wye is at left, while the original south leg comes in from the right. This track was last used to serve the Southern Illinoisan newspaper. Exact date unknown.
Photo Date:  1/1/1991  Upload Date: 1/8/2009 11:05:00 PM
Location:  Carbondale, IL
Author:  Mary Rae McPherson
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Views:  213   Comments: 0
The old engine service area in North Yard
Title:  The old engine service area in North Yard
Description:  Amtrak 392's power rests with the old machine shop in the background. Exact date unknown.
Photo Date:  1/1/1991  Upload Date: 1/8/2009 11:05:30 PM
Location:  Carbondale, IL
Author:  Mary Rae McPherson
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Locomotives:  AMTK 205(F40PH)
Views:  462   Comments: 0
The old engine service area in North Yard
Title:  The old engine service area in North Yard
Description:  The old engine service area in Carbondale's North Yard. The coal and sanding towers are in the foreground with the other yard structures in the background. Exact date unknown.
Photo Date:  1/1/1991  Upload Date: 1/8/2009 11:05:54 PM
Location:  Carbondale, IL
Author:  Mary Rae McPherson
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Views:  288   Comments: 0
The Murphysboro District wye
Title:  The Murphysboro District wye
Description:  The last remnant of the original south leg of the wye came in at the right. This was the track used by passenger trains headed for Murphysboro and St. Louis, and had much gentler curvature than the relocated south leg. The track at left went to the Southern Illinoisan newspaper. Exact date unknown.
Photo Date:  1/1/1991  Upload Date: 1/8/2009 11:06:24 PM
Location:  Carbondale, IL
Author:  Mary Rae McPherson
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Views:  252   Comments: 0
North Yard's old machine shop
Title:  North Yard's old machine shop
Description:  The old machine shop in Carbondale's North Yard. After the roundhouse was demolished in the early sixties, this building became referred to as the roundhouse. Exact date unknown.
Photo Date:  1/1/1991  Upload Date: 1/8/2009 11:07:07 PM
Location:  Carbondale, IL
Author:  Mary Rae McPherson
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Views:  285   Comments: 0
Tearing down part of the Illinois Central freight station
Title:  Tearing down part of the Illinois Central freight station
Description:  Work has begun dismantling the old freight station, which became an open air pavillion. By some accounts, it was the oldest building in Carbondale with parts of it dating to the 1850s. Exact date unknown.
Photo Date:  1/1/1991  Upload Date: 1/8/2009 11:10:08 AM
Location:  Carbondale, IL
Author:  Mary Rae McPherson
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Views:  399   Comments: 0
North Yard's old machine shop
Title:  North Yard's old machine shop
Description:  The old machine shop in Carbondale's North Yard. After the roundhouse was demolished in the early sixties, this building became referred to as the roundhouse. Exact date unknown.
Photo Date:  1/1/1991  Upload Date: 1/8/2009 11:07:56 PM
Location:  Carbondale, IL
Author:  Mary Rae McPherson
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Views:  274   Comments: 0
North Yard's old machine shop
Title:  North Yard's old machine shop
Description:  The old machine shop in Carbondale's North Yard. After the roundhouse was demolished in the early sixties, this building became referred to as the roundhouse. Exact date unknown.
Photo Date:  1/1/1991  Upload Date: 1/8/2009 11:09:02 PM
Location:  Carbondale, IL
Author:  Mary Rae McPherson
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Views:  236   Comments: 0
North Yard's old machine shop
Title:  North Yard's old machine shop
Description:  The old machine shop in Carbondale's North Yard. After the roundhouse was demolished in the early sixties, this building became referred to as the roundhouse. Exact date unknown.
Photo Date:  1/1/1991  Upload Date: 1/8/2009 11:09:22 PM
Location:  Carbondale, IL
Author:  Mary Rae McPherson
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Views:  252   Comments: 0
The old turntable in North Yard
Title:  The old turntable in North Yard
Description:  The turntable where the Carbondale roundhouse once stood. Exact date unknown.
Photo Date:  1/1/1991  Upload Date: 1/8/2009 11:09:48 PM
Location:  Carbondale, IL
Author:  Mary Rae McPherson
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Views:  306   Comments: 0
The old turntable in North Yard
Title:  The old turntable in North Yard
Description:  The turntable where the Carbondale roundhouse once stood. Exact date unknown.
Photo Date:  1/1/1991  Upload Date: 1/8/2009 11:10:10 PM
Location:  Carbondale, IL
Author:  Mary Rae McPherson
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Views:  271   Comments: 0
A remnant of the old Carbondale District
Title:  A remnant of the old Carbondale District
Description:  This is the end of all that remained of the original alignment of the Carbondale District, originally built as the Carbondale & Shawneetown. Exact date unknown.
Photo Date:  1/1/1991  Upload Date: 1/8/2009 11:10:42 PM
Location:  Carbondale, IL
Author:  Mary Rae McPherson
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Views:  198   Comments: 0
Tearing down part of the Illinois Central freight station
Title:  Tearing down part of the Illinois Central freight station
Description:  Work has begun dismantling the old freight station, which became an open air pavillion. By some accounts, it was the oldest building in Carbondale with parts of it dating to the 1850s. Exact date unknown.
Photo Date:  1/1/1991  Upload Date: 1/8/2009 11:10:37 AM
Location:  Carbondale, IL
Author:  Mary Rae McPherson
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Views:  182   Comments: 0
A remnant of the old Carbondale District
Title:  A remnant of the old Carbondale District
Description:  The track to the left went into the Koppers plant. To the right was the original alignment of the Carbondale District to Marion and Reevesville. The rail ended in the weeds just past the crossing. Exact date unknown.
Photo Date:  1/1/1991  Upload Date: 1/8/2009 11:11:57 PM
Location:  Carbondale, IL
Author:  Mary Rae McPherson
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Views:  358   Comments: 0
A remnant of the old Johnston City District
Title:  A remnant of the old Johnston City District
Description:  Freight cars were stored on a remnant of the Johnston City District after the line had been torn up from Carbondale to Herrin. These tracks came out in the mid 1990s. Exact date unknown.
Photo Date:  1/1/1991  Upload Date: 1/8/2009 11:12:33 PM
Location:  Carbondale, IL
Author:  Mary Rae McPherson
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Views:  268   Comments: 0
A remnant of the old Johnston City District
Title:  A remnant of the old Johnston City District
Description:  Freight cars were stored on a remnant of the Johnston City District after the line had been torn up from Carbondale to Herrin. These tracks came out in the mid 1990s. Exact date unknown.
Photo Date:  1/1/1991  Upload Date: 1/8/2009 11:12:56 PM
Location:  Carbondale, IL
Author:  Mary Rae McPherson
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Views:  228   Comments: 0
The Illinois Central freight station
Title:  The Illinois Central freight station
Description:  The ancient freight station in Carbondale before work began to turn it into an open air pavillion. Exact date unknown.
Photo Date:  1/1/1991  Upload Date: 1/8/2009 11:11:22 AM
Location:  Carbondale, IL
Author:  Mary Rae McPherson
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Views:  199   Comments: 0
The Illinois Central freight station
Title:  The Illinois Central freight station
Description:  The ancient freight station in Carbondale before work began to turn it into an open air pavillion. Exact date unknown.
Photo Date:  1/1/1991  Upload Date: 1/8/2009 11:12:26 AM
Location:  Carbondale, IL
Author:  Mary Rae McPherson
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Views:  172   Comments: 0
The old car shops in North Yard
Title:  The old car shops in North Yard
Description:  The Carbondale Car Department buildings in North Yard. These buildings were torn down in the late 1990s. Exact date unknown.
Photo Date:  1/1/1991  Upload Date: 1/8/2009 11:18:01 PM
Location:  Carbondale, IL
Author:  Mary Rae McPherson
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Views:  230   Comments: 0
An old shed that stood alongside the North Yard roundhouse
Title:  An old shed that stood alongside the North Yard roundhouse
Description:  This shed stood alongside the Carbondale roundhouse. Exact date unknown.
Photo Date:  1/1/1991  Upload Date: 1/8/2009 11:18:17 PM
Location:  Carbondale, IL
Author:  Mary Rae McPherson
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Views:  182   Comments: 0
IC 8707
Title:  IC 8707
Description:  The northbound local passes the old Illinois Central freight station in Carbondale. Exact date unknown.
Photo Date:  2/1/1991  Upload Date: 1/8/2009 11:16:32 PM
Location:  Carbondale, IL
Author:  Mary Rae McPherson
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Locomotives:  IC 8707(GP11)
Views:  387   Comments: 0
The Illinois Central freight station
Title:  The Illinois Central freight station
Description:  The ancient freight station in Carbondale before work began to turn it into an open air pavillion. Exact date unknown.
Photo Date:  2/1/1991  Upload Date: 1/8/2009 11:17:02 PM
Location:  Carbondale, IL
Author:  Mary Rae McPherson
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Views:  236   Comments: 0
North Yard's old machine shop
Title:  North Yard's old machine shop
Description:  The old machine shop in Carbondale's North Yard. After the roundhouse was demolished in the early sixties, this building became referred to as the roundhouse. Exact date unknown.
Photo Date:  2/1/1991  Upload Date: 1/8/2009 11:17:29 PM
Location:  Carbondale, IL
Author:  Mary Rae McPherson
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Views:  224   Comments: 0
The south leg of the Johnston City wye
Title:  The south leg of the Johnston City wye
Description:  Looking south toward the mainline. The track at right went past the machine shop and connected with the turntable alongside the roundhouse. Exact date unknown.
Photo Date:  2/1/1991  Upload Date: 1/8/2009 11:20:00 PM
Location:  Carbondale, IL
Author:  Mary Rae McPherson
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Looking north toward the machine shop in North Yard
Title:  Looking north toward the machine shop in North Yard
Description:  Left to Right: The old machine shop, a south lead from the area of the old roundhouse, yard buildings and the south leg of the wye to the Carbondale and Johnston City Districts. By this time, this track was mainly used to access the Koppers tie treating plant. Exact date unknown.
Photo Date:  3/1/1991  Upload Date: 1/8/2009 11:19:28 PM
Location:  Carbondale, IL
Author:  Mary Rae McPherson
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A remnant of the old passenger yard
Title:  A remnant of the old passenger yard
Description:  A few partly removed tracks were all that remained of the former passenger yard, which was located just south of North Yard on the north edge of Carbondale. Exact date unknown.
Photo Date:  3/1/1991  Upload Date: 1/8/2009 11:20:18 PM
Location:  Carbondale, IL
Author:  Mary Rae McPherson
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A remnant of the old passenger yard
Title:  A remnant of the old passenger yard
Description:  A few partly removed tracks were all that remained of the former passenger yard, which was located just south of North Yard on the north edge of Carbondale. Exact date unknown.
Photo Date:  3/1/1991  Upload Date: 1/8/2009 11:20:49 PM
Location:  Carbondale, IL
Author:  Mary Rae McPherson
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Views:  203   Comments: 0
A remnant of the old passenger yard
Title:  A remnant of the old passenger yard
Description:  A few partly removed tracks were all that remained of the former passenger yard, which was located just south of North Yard on the north edge of Carbondale. Exact date unknown.
Photo Date:  3/1/1991  Upload Date: 1/8/2009 11:21:06 PM
Location:  Carbondale, IL
Author:  Mary Rae McPherson
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Views:  272   Comments: 0
The old car shops in North Yard
Title:  The old car shops in North Yard
Description:  The Carbondale Car Department buildings in North Yard. These buildings were torn down in the late 1990s. Exact date unknown.
Photo Date:  3/1/1991  Upload Date: 1/8/2009 11:21:27 PM
Location:  Carbondale, IL
Author:  Mary Rae McPherson
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Views:  259   Comments: 0
The old car shops in North Yard
Title:  The old car shops in North Yard
Description:  The Carbondale Car Department buildings in North Yard. These buildings were torn down in the late 1990s. Exact date unknown.
Photo Date:  3/1/1991  Upload Date: 1/8/2009 11:21:45 PM
Location:  Carbondale, IL
Author:  Mary Rae McPherson
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Views:  219   Comments: 0
The old car shops in North Yard
Title:  The old car shops in North Yard
Description:  The Carbondale Car Department buildings in North Yard. These buildings were torn down in the late 1990s. Exact date unknown.
Photo Date:  3/1/1991  Upload Date: 1/8/2009 11:22:02 PM
Location:  Carbondale, IL
Author:  Mary Rae McPherson
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Views:  224   Comments: 0
The scale at North Yard
Title:  The scale at North Yard
Description:  The scale once used for weighing cars in Carbondale's North Yard saw use into the 1990s. It was removed around the same time as the car shops. Exact date unknown.
Photo Date:  3/1/1991  Upload Date: 1/8/2009 11:22:22 PM
Location:  Carbondale, IL
Author:  Mary Rae McPherson
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Views:  227   Comments: 0
A remnant of the Murphysboro District
Title:  A remnant of the Murphysboro District
Description:  The Oakland Street crossing, looking west on a remnant of the Murphysboro District. The track was removed not long after. Exact date unknown.
Photo Date:  4/1/1991  Upload Date: 1/8/2009 11:22:50 PM
Location:  Carbondale, IL
Author:  Mary Rae McPherson
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A remnant of the Murphysboro District
Title:  A remnant of the Murphysboro District
Description:  Looking west along a remnant of the Murphysboro District, just west of Oakland Street in Carbondale. The track was removed not long after. Exact date unknown.
Photo Date:  4/1/1991  Upload Date: 1/8/2009 11:23:17 PM
Location:  Carbondale, IL
Author:  Mary Rae McPherson
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Views:  311   Comments: 1
The scale at North Yard
Title:  The scale at North Yard
Description:  The scale once used for weighing cars in Carbondale's North Yard saw use into the 1990s. It was removed around the same time as the car shops. Exact date unknown.
Photo Date:  10/18/1991  Upload Date: 1/8/2009 11:24:26 PM
Location:  Carbondale, IL
Author:  Mary Rae McPherson
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  316   Comments: 0
The scale at North Yard
Title:  The scale at North Yard
Description:  The local switching cars across the mainline from the scale track. The scale shed is at the extreme left.
Photo Date:  10/18/1991  Upload Date: 1/8/2009 11:24:05 PM
Location:  Carbondale, IL
Author:  Mary Rae McPherson
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Views:  361   Comments: 0
IC 9624 passes the old machine shop in North Yard
Title:  IC 9624 passes the old machine shop in North Yard
Description:  A northbound freight passes the old North Yard machine shop in Carbondale. Exact date unknown.
Photo Date:  1/1/1992  Upload Date: 1/8/2009 11:24:49 PM
Location:  Carbondale, IL
Author:  Mary Rae McPherson
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Locomotives:  IC 9624(GP38-2) IC 3120(GP40R) IC 3123(GP40R)
Views:  655   Comments: 0


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