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This was abandoned sometime in the 1980s or early 90s. Of course this was several years after the Illinois Central merger.
The line from Tuscaloosa to Maplesville was abandoned by the Illinois Central Gulf in the early 1980's. Southern Ry acquired the segment from Maplesville to Autauga Creek (just south of Prattville) and Seaboard (now CSX) acquired the segment from Autauga Creek to Montgomery. In 2011, the Maplesville to Autuaga Creek segment was acquired by the new Autauga Northern RR.
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This was an old GM & O line to Montgomery. It is still in service just a couple of miles south of Tuscaloosa to serve local industry. The line is active south of Maplesville as NS purchased it to allow access to Montgomery customers. You can follow it pretty well from Google earth. I think it was pulled up in the mid 80's. The GMO ran a section of the Gulf Coast Rebel to Montgomery on this line. The GMO sign is still on the side of the rail bridge as you enter Prattville. The depot in Prattville still stands but boarded up. Hope this helps.
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