RailPictures.Net Photo: CRIP 649 Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific (Rock Island) EMD E8(A) at Chicago, Illinois by Bill Edgar
 
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Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific (Rock Island) (more..)
EMD E8(A) (more..)
La Salle St. Station (more..)
Chicago, Illinois, USA (more..)
November 01, 1973
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CRIP 649 (more..)
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Bill Edgar (more..)
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A cold, wet, gloomy November day greets the Rock Island and its commuters at La Salle Street Station, Chicago as E8 649 and another E wait for their next assignment. In addition to running commuter trains, Rock Island had not joined Amtrak and was required to run a Peoria and Quad Cities Rocket pair daily. The gloom pretty well predicts the outlook for this Midwestern granger road.
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