Rock Island Railroad In Arkansas

Author: Michael E. Hibblen
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 1439659893
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For nearly 80 years, the Rock Island was a major railroad in Arkansas providing passenger and freight services.

Rock Island Railroad

Author: John Kelly
Publisher: Enthusiast Books
ISBN: 9781583882658
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The popular Rock Island Railroad stretched from Chicago to Arkansas, Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Texas with passenger and freight service, and included the Peoria ...

The Grand Western Railroad Game

Author: Robert S. Farnsworth
Publisher: Dorrance Publishing
ISBN: 1480927074
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According to the announcement, “The Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railway
has arranged with Messrs. Speyer & Co. for the extension of the $6,000,000
secured gold notes maturing April 1, 1908, for one year at 6 percent per annum.
These notes are secured by the deposit of first mortgage of the Rock Island,
Arkansas & Louisiana Railroad Company. The present holders will be offered the
right to extend their notes on favorable terms, and any note holders who do not
wish to avail ...

The Rock Island Line

Author: Bill Marvel
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 0253011310
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INDEX Adair, Iowa, 35, 37 Adapto freight system, 137 Aerotrain, 122, 126, 127,
129 “Al Capone” coaches, 128 Allegheny Corporation, 99 Allen, B. F., 36
Amarillo, Texas, 59 American Car 86 Foundry, 126, 137 American Locomotive
Works, 72, 79, 82 American Sheet Steel Company, 58 Amtrak, 131 Anandarko,
Oklahoma, 56 Apache, Oklahoma, 80 Arkalon, Kansas, 95 Arkansas-Oklahoma
Railroad, 159 Association of American Railroads, 88 Atalissa, Iowa, 19 Atchison,
Kansas, 36, 40 ...

Financial Condition Of The Rock Island Railroad

Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce. Subcommittee on Surface Transportation
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In other words, cessation of rail service to our Chico facility turns a winner into a
loser for Gifford-Hill and a whole area of construction activity. At Brinkley,
Arkansas. Gifford-Hill has a PVC (plastic) Pipe plant which has done its share in
improving the economy and employment for this Arkansas community. The raw
materials used to make PVC pipe — PVC Resin — is moved into the plant by rail
from Texas City. Texas. Cessation of service by Rock Island Railroad would
cause a ...

Kiplinger S Personal Finance

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The boy was deputy editor Fred Frailey. As he grew, his fascination with trains
grew, too, surviving the family's move to Sulphur Springs, Tex. (through which,
Fred quickly learned, passed the Cotton Belt and the Louisiana & Arkansas
railways); college at the University of Kansas in Lawrence (Union Pacific, Santa
Fe and Rock Island Lines); and several years as a labor reporter in Chicago (
every rail fan's paradise). Fred has served as Boswell to a famous freight train,
and the result last ...

Railway Age

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ROCK ISLAND bridge over the Cimarron river at Dover, Okia., at peak of flooding.
DEBRIS is cleared away from piers on Frisco span across Arkansas river with
crane to reduce lateral pressure. NEAR DOVER, Okla., the raging Cimarron river
washed out the Rock Island line shown here being reconstructed. Oklahoma
Publishing Company Photo BULLDOZER is moved out onto Rock Island span
over Cimarron river at Dover, Okla. One toppled into river. WASHOUT of Rock
Island line ...

Early Settlers Of The Panhandle Plains

Author: Norman Wayne Brown and Sarah Bellian Foreword by Chuck Parsons
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 1467130680
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Cattle markets were in the northeastern United States, and the most efficient and
economical means to get them there was by rail. Many of the ranchers on the
Panhandle Plains ... (SCM.) The Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railway, which
operated from 1852 to 1980, laid tracks in 14 states. In 1887, an act of Congress
granted the ... This wagon train, made up of a survey crew, traveled across
Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas around 1902. When the tracks reached the site
a few miles ...