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Owner: Chicago Rock Island & Pacific
Model:EMD E6ABuilt As:CRIP 628 (E6A)
Serial Number:1064Order No:E305
Frame Number:E305-A2Built:6/1940
Notes:6/40
Other locos with this serial:  CRIP 628(E6A)
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CRIP E6A #628 - Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific (Rock Island)
Title:  CRIP E6A #628 - Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific (Rock Island)
Description:  Built by EMD in June of 1940, this sharp diesel was at its height of service in this photo pulling an impressive string of passenger cars heading to Chicago. Of the five E6A's that were delivered at the same time, only #630 remained on the Rock Island roster by 1974. Don't know the final dispostion for #628. The day in October of 1949 listed for this photo is approximate. No photographer listed unfortunately for this great action shot. The loco is new to this site.
Photo Date:  10/1/1949  Upload Date: 5/2/2014 11:35:05 AM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  Roster,Scenic,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  CRIP 628(E6A)
Views:  435   Comments: 7


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