Rock remnant  Contributor's Pick!       
After the Rock Island went bust in 1980, much of it returned to nature, but a few parts took on a second life where there was enough traffic to support operation. One such place was on the Choctaw Route in western Oklahoma, where segments of the Rock and some other roads castoffs became part of an operation called FarmRail. A couple of their ex Illinois Central diesels sit near the old Rock station in Elk City.
Date: 12/27/2007 Location: Elk City, OK   Map Show Elk City on a rail map Views: 190 Collection Of:   Tom Beckett
Locomotives: FMRC 8255(GP10) FMRC 8126(GP10)    Author:  Tom Beckett
Rock remnant
Picture Categories: Roster This picture is part of album:  Rosterville
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Mike Maskel General NICE SHOT 6/23/2018 9:12:05 AM
Steve Coraggio General Great roster shot of former Rock Island engines, and history!!!!!! 7/14/2018 9:59:45 AM

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