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.

The Great American Mosaic An Exploration Of Diversity In Primary Documents 4 Volumes

Author: Gary Y. Okihiro
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1610696131
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Jeff's face was a picture of agony and despair. ... After the train crossed the
Arkansas line, Mitchell, who had purchased a first-class ticket, was ordered to the
black section in the second-class coach. ... the line of the Chicago, Rock Island &
Pacific Railway Company from Chicago to Hot Springs, Arkansas, in violation of
the ...

Smoke Over Oklahoma

Author: Augustus J. Veenendaal
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press
ISBN: 080615795X
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The Railroad Photographs of Preston George Augustus J. Veenendaal. 6 Local
tradition maintains that this is the first Frisco train ... With the opening of the
Unassigned Lands in 1889 the Rock Island jumped on the bandwagon and
extended this line south to Minco, just north of Chickasha, ... Many place-names
along the line in Missouri and Arkansas are a vivid reminder of the Dutch
financial presence.

The Great Heart Of The Republic

Author: Adam Arenson
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674052889
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As all-expenses rail-and-steamboat packages for New York's wealthy transferred
at Rock Island, no such tours left from St. Louis. ... as the specter of a railroad
train falling off a bridge— in some images, the cars clearly marked “Pacific RR”—
propelled nervous passengers to purchase policies from the nearest ... When the
husband of the protagonist ar- rives home, quite alive, she dies of “the joy that

Financial Condition Of The Rock Island Railroad

Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce. Subcommittee on Surface Transportation
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There is a commanding necessity for 5 to 6 day per week rail .service by Rock
Island for our stone plant and three others in the ... within economical distance to
the stone deposits so our rail shipping is '"locked in" to the Rock Island Railroad.
... PVC (plastic) Pipe plant which has done its share in improving the economy
and employment for this Arkansas community. ... be a bankruptcy situation as it
would throw a federal court and trustee intervention into an already complicated

Railway Age

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DEBRIS is cleared away from piers on Frisco span across Arkansas river with
crane to reduce lateral pressure. ... Oklahoma Publishing Company Photo
BULLDOZER is moved out onto Rock Island span over Cimarron river at Dover,

Bell Ranch

Author: David A. Remley
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A forty-eight page monograph with pictures and maps, Seventy Years was written
to honor the Rock Island's ... AR, Mar. 31, 1902, p. 7. Box 29, RRVC. The arrival
of the first train in Santa Rosa on the Rock Island is remembered in Otto Goetz, ...

The Road To France The Transportation Of Troops And Military Supplies 1917 1918

Author: B. Crowell
Publisher: Рипол Классик
ISBN: 1178156923
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Another inefficiency brought about by railroad competition for business was the
operation of cars over much longer routes than ... As an illustration, the Chicago,
Rock Island & Pacific Railroad handles freight between Chicago and Little Rock,
Arkansas. ... The fact was that American rail transportation was an industrial tool
too unwieldy for us to handle as we were ... All worked well normally; but in an
emergency America presented the anomalous picture of a nation equipped with
the ...

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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Many of the ranchers on the Panhandle Plains drove to the railheads in the new
town of Colorado, located to the south in Mitchell ... The Chicago, Rock Island &
Pacific Railway, which operated from 1852 to 1980, laid tracks in 14 states. ...
This wagon train, made up of a survey crew, traveled across Arkansas, Oklahoma
, and Texas around 1902. ... Four town and Country This 1882 image is the