Rock Island Encounter

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Rock Island Encounter
Posted by DrJohn on Thursday, April 7, 2011 5:26 PM

Thank you for printing my letter reguarding Dan Sabin's columns. In my letter, I indicated that the 2nd unit in the consist was an E-unit.  You edited it to cab unit.  This unit was painted in bright passenger type colors and not the drab Rock Island red. Thus I stated it was an E-unit as I thought it odd that such a colorful passenger unit would be on a freight train.  Just wanted to let you know why I chose to describe it as such

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