In its final year of operation, Rock Island train #6, the Rock Island-Chicago Quad Cities Rocket, makes its stop at Joliet, IL. Just two cars trail E8 655. Along with the Peoria Rocket, this train... (more)
The Rock Island Lines Silvis Shop main bay was divided in half. East was called the ramp. This is where running repairs and FRA inspections were done. West was the back shop where heavy repairs an... (more)
The Peoria Rocket arrives at Joliet Union Station greeted by the fireman waving from a freight headed east.
"Quad City Rocket" at La Salle Street Station in Chicago. Verne Brummel (photographer) / Dave Cramer (photo editing). Visit our websites at - ... (more)
Peoria Rocket makes the station stop at Joliet on its way to Chicago.
Rock Island 655 prepares to depart Des Moines with Easbound train.