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Route of the Rockets: Rock Island in the Streamlined Era!
Stock #: 14676
Author: G. Stout
Publisher: White River Productions
Detailed coverage of Rock Island's passenger glory years from the Golden Rocket, through the Golden State and the 1950s era Jet Rocket. Includes nearly every Rock Island paint scheme. Over 250 photos, 86 in color.
The streamlined era on the Rock Island lasted 43 years, beginning with the delivery of the first reborn Rockets in 1937 and ending well beyond Amtrak with a "Notice of Embargo" on Trains 5 and 6, and 11 and 12 effective january 1, 1979. During the era, the Rock Island ran an extensive fleet of streamliners in many hues, coming from just about every major car and locomotive builder, and ambraced a diverse array of rolling stock. Hard Cover.
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