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Gary Morris's Collection
 
6/27/2017
 
 
 
 
 
By:Gary Morris
Dates:10/15/1976 - 12/15/1979
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Rock Island #291
Title:  Rock Island #291
Description:  At New South Yard in Houston -- #291 was a U33B
Photo Date:  9/15/1976  Upload Date: 3/8/2009 3:51:21 PM
Location:  Houston, TX
Author:  Gary Morris
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  CRIP 291(U33B)
Views:  368   Comments: 1
Rock Island engines
Title:  Rock Island engines
Description:  At New South Yard in Houston, a couple of GE engines #242 was a U28B, #291 was a U33B
Photo Date:  9/15/1976  Upload Date: 3/8/2009 3:51:22 PM
Location:  Houston, TX
Author:  Gary Morris
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  CRIP 242(U28B) CRIP 291(U33B)
Views:  537   Comments: 1
RI U30C in Texas
Title:  RI U30C in Texas
Description:  Southbound on the Ft. Worth & Denver between Waxahachie and Corsicana
Photo Date:  10/15/1976  Upload Date: 2/11/2007 5:18:00 PM
Location:  Waxahachie, TX
Author:  Gary Morris
Categories:  Signal,Action
Locomotives:  CRIP 4592(U30C)
Views:  938   Comments: 2
Rock Island U30C
Title:  Rock Island U30C
Description:  A couple of mostly clean units -- U30C #4599 and GP40 #4704 at South Yard in Houston
Photo Date:  10/15/1976  Upload Date: 11/2/2008 3:31:39 PM
Location:  Houston, TX
Author:  Gary Morris
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  CRIP 4599(U30C)
Views:  1788   Comments: 2
"Hidden" E units
Title:  "Hidden" E units
Description:  There really are a couple of E units behind all the steam on an inbound RI commuter train at LaSalle St station.
Photo Date:  12/15/1976  Upload Date: 2/11/2007 5:18:01 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Gary Morris
Categories:  Winter,Signal,Passenger,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  208   Comments: 0
RI 655
Title:  RI 655
Description:  Inbound to La Salle St. Station with cars built in the 20's. In the background a tower can be seen above the E unit. The still marked for the Erie RR freight station is on the left. Between this building and the one on the far left was where the trackage from Dearborn station ran. The RI engine in the yard was ex-RS3 #456. It was re-engined by EMD in 1957-58 -- just like the MKT did.
Photo Date:  12/15/1976  Upload Date: 2/11/2007 5:17:59 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Gary Morris
Categories:  Winter,Yard,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  CRIP 655(E8A)
Views:  586   Comments: 1
ATSF CF7 and RI units
Title:  ATSF CF7 and RI units
Description:  Santa Fe CF7 #2583 (rebuilt in 1973 - scrapped after a wreck in 1984) passes light by a couple of Rock Island engines (#4586 - U30C) at the entrance to the Houston Belt & Terminal shops.
Photo Date:  8/15/1977  Upload Date: 6/28/2009 2:25:31 PM
Location:  Houston, TX
Author:  Gary Morris
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CRIP 4586(U30C)
Views:  538   Comments: 1
RI 630
Title:  RI 630
Description:  #630 is headed to the yard after delivering the evening commuter run. The Rock Island main -- rough!
Photo Date:  9/15/1977  Upload Date: 2/11/2007 5:17:58 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Gary Morris
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  CRIP 630(E6A)
Views:  870   Comments: 3
RI 641
Title:  RI 641
Description:  Late in the evening, #641 is ready to head to the yard after delivering the evening commuter run.
Photo Date:  9/15/1977  Upload Date: 2/11/2007 5:17:58 PM
Location:  Joliet, IL
Author:  Gary Morris
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  CRIP 641(E7A)
Views:  329   Comments: 1
Rock Island #4902
Title:  Rock Island #4902
Description:  #4902 (blt '47) passes the tower with a few RI boxcars
Photo Date:  9/15/1977  Upload Date: 3/8/2009 3:51:22 PM
Location:  Joliet, IL
Author:  Gary Morris
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CRIP 4902(NW2)
Views:  267   Comments: 0
Rock Island commuter
Title:  Rock Island commuter
Description:  An E8 and E7 lead a 12 car commuter train to the end of the evening run at Joliet,Ill. The cars were built in the 20's.
Photo Date:  9/15/1977  Upload Date: 3/8/2009 3:51:23 PM
Location:  Joliet, IL
Author:  Gary Morris
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  CRIP 649(E8A)
Views:  230   Comments: 1
RI 435
Title:  RI 435
Description:  On the north side of town working a string of cars from the yard.
Photo Date:  7/15/1978  Upload Date: 2/11/2007 5:17:57 PM
Location:  Fort Worth, TX
Author:  Gary Morris
Categories:  Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  CRIP 435(GP7)
Views:  862   Comments: 2
RI 766
Title:  RI 766
Description:  NW2 #766 and GP-7 #4425 at the RI Little Rock shops in the waning days of the Rock.
Photo Date:  12/15/1979  Upload Date: 2/11/2007 5:17:56 PM
Location:  Little Rock, AR
Author:  Gary Morris
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  CRIP 766(NW2)
Views:  810   Comments: 1


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