Trains of Texas - Rock Island" showcases te passenger operations of the
Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific in Texas from the early 1900s all
the way up to the discontinuance of the Golden State in February 1968.
Fifteen chapters are featured in this 148 page book which includes 14
different passenger train operations. Trains include the Graham Branch
doodlebug, the ACR motorcar, the Short Line Flyer, Arizona Limited,
Texas Rocket, Choctaw Rocket, Memphis-Californian, Oklahoma Rocket, Fort
Worth to El Reno RDCs, the Choctaw Rockette, Twin Star Rocket, the
Imperial, Cherokee and the Golden State. All chapters are arranged in
date order of the Rock Island discontinuing these trains. Contains both B&W and color images, rare advertising and
vintage newspaper articles.