Beautifully done full color pictorial history of the Rock Island Railroad from 1965-1980 as the railroad valiantly struggled to stay alive. Invaluable for the modeler as it shows the full range of RI equipment: F units, E units, rebuilds, rarities, leased power, mix and match paint schemes, first generation Geeps, and passenger cars. With rosters and maps. 128 pages.
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Book Description Morning Sun Books. hardcover. Book Condition: New. Complete the saga of the Rock Island as it begins a non-stop ride to oblivion. Vintage cab units and recycled Geeps were not enough to curb the tide as the road valiantly fought the inevitable. Organized chronologically, 1965 was the maroon with stripes era followed by the bright red and yellow and then on to the Rock era of blue. Includes a number of Tucumcari to Memphis photographs. Morning Sun Books, hardcover with dust jacket, 128 pages, 8.5 x 11 x .5 in., all Color photographs with captions. Bookseller Inventory # msb1084
Book Description Morning Sun Books, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. New. 100% Money Back Guarantee! Ships within 1 business day, includes tracking. Carefully packed. Serving satisfied customers since 1987. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000015903
Book Description Morning Sun Books, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M1878887394
Book Description Morning Sun Books, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P111878887394
Book Description Morning Sun Books. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1878887394 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.1716910