Indiana Hi-Rail Corporation

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Indiana Hi-Rail Corporation( reporting mark IHRC) was a railroad which operated lines in the U.S. states of Indiana, Illinois and Ohio. It ceased operations after it was declared bankrupt in 1997. [1] The railroad was known for its extensive use of locomotives built by the American Locomotive Company (ALCO).

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  1. "Indiana Hi-Rail Corporation (United States), RAILWAY SYSTEMS AND OPERATORS". Jane's World Railways. September 28, 2000. Retrieved 2008-10-09.