RailPictures.Net Photo: CRIP 643 Rock Island EMD E8(A) at Council Bluffs, Iowa by Steve Patterson
 
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» Council Bluffs, Iowa, USA (more..)
» May 08, 1965
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There’s not much revenue on Rock Island’s eastbound Train 10, Corn Belt Rocket, originating across the river at Omaha, Nebr. and now leaving Council Bluffs, Iowa with only two coaches and an empty express box car, behind two E units on May 8, 1965, headed for Chicago. The Rockets were long gone, but the railroad struggled along for another 15 years until calling it quits in March, 1980.
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