Rock island railroad

Discover the fascinating history of Rock Island Railroad and its impact on transportation. Learn about the iconic trains and routes that defined this legendary railway.
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As of the date of this post (August 2016), I am 65 years old. When I wake in the morning, I often think, “I feel like the Rock Island.” Those of you younger than a certain age don’t have the slightest idea what I’m talking about. Those older may understand but don’t want to be reminded. When I remember the Rock Island, I recall Oklahoma red dirt country and a train rocking crazily, tracks obscured by tall grass, and the damn thing coming at me with no visible means of support. In the last…