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"