"The Pride Of Armourdale" rests between assignments at the Armourdale, KS service track.
KANSAS CITY KS Sept 29 1979 -- Rock Island SW! 538 has seen better days much like its parent road. Complete shutdown of the Rock was only months away as this little switcher awaits its fate at Arm... (more)
KANSAS CITY KS Sept 29 1979 -- Rock Island SW1500 946 makes its way around Kansas City only months before total shutdown of the line.
Westbound #5, the Rock Island Quad Cities Rocket, pulls into Joliet Union Station with two coaches and a very dirty E unit on the point.
WB Rock Island Train on the main at Blue Island
639 waits at Blue Island engine terminal.
653 waits at Blue Island Round House with a mate.
Westbound waits to double to its train.
Passenger E's wait at the Blue Island Engine Terminal
Rock Island West Bound holds the main waiting to double to their train.
Rock Island train to Chicago with two private cars stops at La Salle/Peru Station
ENID OK Sept 1974 -- This Rock Island caboose awaits its next assignment. Note POOL on side.
EL RENO OK April 13 1980 -- Rock Island GP7R sits on one of the engine facility leads awaiting its post-bankruptcy fate.
EL RENO OK Jan 5 1976 -- Rock Island F9A 4166 takes a ride on the turntable.
EL RENO OK Jan 5 1976 -- Rock Island GP40 4712 leads a mixed freight leaving the yard eastbound.