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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.. » Unknown
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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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