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  1. Rock Island Bridge

    Rock Island Bridge

    BNSF 7820 leads its stack train over the Rock Island bridge on the Columbia river.
  2. Signal Maintainer

    Signal Maintainer

    Rock Island Slater, IA just after sunset
  3. Got bridges

    Got bridges

    Chicago suburbs hot spot Blue Island ILL. Nine class one railroads ,use these bidges and Metra to cross the Cal Sag channel and there is a diamond in the middle. A variety of power and color lots of trains CN/CP/IAIS/ICE/NS/UP/IHB/CSX /BNSF and some short lines.There are also two towers here one...
  4. Rock Island In The Sun

    Rock Island In The Sun

    This beautiful Rock Island RS1 Alco Class S-62 is seen at the Oklahoma Railway Museum. This motor has spent some time down here in my state of Alabama. In 1968 it was sold to Birmingham Rail & Locomotive Co. It was then sold to the Chattahoochee Valley Railway in the same year. The CHV was a...
  5. Rock Island Line Cars

    Rock Island Line Cars

    These fine looking Rock Island Line passenger cars are sitting across from the Russelleville, AR Depot.
  6. Rock Island Trestle

    Rock Island Trestle

    This fine example of a lift trestle is now a walking bridge over the Arkansas River. This is the former Rock Island Line's trestle that crossed the river to access the depot just out of the picture to the right.
  7. Rock Island Depot in Little Rock

    Rock Island Depot in Little Rock

    This fine Rock Island station stands on the East end of town in Little Rock, AR.
  8. Argent, AR Depot

    Argent, AR Depot

    The Rock Island Argent, AR Depot
  9. Lonoke, AR Depot

    Lonoke, AR Depot

    The Rock Island Depot in Lonoke, AR
  10. Carlisle, AR Depot

    Carlisle, AR Depot

    The Rock Island Depot in Carlisle, AR.
  11. Hazen, AR Depot

    Hazen, AR Depot

    The Rock Island depot in Hazen, AR.
  12. Rock Island Doodlebug Ottumwa station

    Rock Island Doodlebug Ottumwa station

    This poor quality photo is of the Rock Island Doodlebug resting at the former Ottumwa, Iowa station (long gone). It ran between Des Moines and Eldon, Iowa where it provided Des Moines passengers with a flag stop connection with the Golden State, Imperial and other California trains. Looks like...
  13. Rock Island Doodlebug Ottumwa

    Rock Island Doodlebug Ottumwa

    Rare photo of the Rock Island Doodlebug which ran between Des Moines and Eldon,Iowa cooling its heels in Ottumwa, Iowa.
  14. Rock Island fright train photo

    Rock Island fright train photo

    An Rock Island fright train photo was on display in union nj.
  15. Broadway Street Tower

    Broadway Street Tower

    One of three towers in Blue Island, this one controls the crossing gates on Broadway Street, which crosses eight sets of tracks owned by three different railroads.
  16. DSC_0739-1

    DSC_0739-1

    DE30 # 403 leads a Jamaica - Oyster Bay train into Mineola Station on October 24th, 2009.
  17. P&W Central Falls

    P&W Central Falls

    Providence and Worcester freight moves parallel to the North East Corridor mainline in Central Falls, Rhode Island on Feb. 10, 2009.
  18. Seaview5

    Seaview5

    Seaview 5, switches the Quonset Industrial Park at Quonset Point, Rhode Island on Jan. 12, 2009
  19. Beachside railcar

    Beachside railcar

    This was found on a lying on a beach on Whidbey Island, WA. The wooden frame lying at an angle seems to have four flanged wheels, as well as a small winch at one end. Several rails can also be seen lying around. I have no idea what exactly this was.
  20. UP Local passing under the old Rock Island Bridge

    UP Local passing under the old Rock Island Bridge

    A "local" which runs from the UP in Dalhart down BNSF's Dalhart Sub to pick up/set out cars in the old RI yard here in Amarillo and return to Dalhart. I like UP's choice of power for this train. the old Rock Island Bridge is now used as a storage track for UP.



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