Photograph, Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad, Engine #911
Photograph, Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad, Engine #911


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Collection Tier:
Tier 2

Photographs
Transportation ➔ Photograph, Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad, Engine #911

Identifier:
2018.5.4
Description:
This is a black and white photograph of a steam locomotive numbered 911, pulling cars. The "Rock Island" logo is visible on the side of the locomotive.

The Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad operated from 1852 - 1980, chiefly west of the Mississippi River, servicing the following states: Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, and Texas.;Identifying information on back of photograph:
  • Typed: "C.R.I.&P. #911"
  • Stamped using black ink: "Rock Island"
  • Stamped using red ink: "HEIER INDUSTRIAL & R.R. PHOTO / P.O. BOX 423 / WEST CHICAGO, ILLINOIS"
Date:
20th century
Materials:
Photographic Print
Dimensions:
4"" h 5 1/16"" w
Source:
In Memory of Nelson G. McBride
Rights:
Links:
https://www.american-rails.com/chicago-rock-island-and-pacific.html
http://home.covad.net/scicoatnsew/rilogo.htm
Maker/Donor
Mary Susan McBride
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