1401 was retired in 1926 when the IC electrified the route. The rest of the fleet retired in 1935 from yard service; some were sold to other railroads. in 1934, it was renumbered back into 201 where it took part at the Chicago Worlds Fair for many years until 1949. in 1975, the locomotive was sold to a private owner and displayed in front of the depot in Owatonna, Minnesota. it was later donated to the Illinois Railway Museum in 2002.
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