Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad (CRIP)

CRIP GP7R 4491
Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad (CRIP) "Rock Island" GP7R, Paducah rebuild, 4491 is resting in Kansas City, KS on an unrecorded date in or around 1975. The photographer of this photo is likely Bob Black.

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Steve Sloan's Trains : Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad (CRIP)

The Rock Island

The Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad (CRI&P, RW, the Rock Island) (reporting marks CRIP, RI, ROCK) was a Class I railroad in the United States. It was also known as the Rock Island Line, or, in its final years, The Rock.

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CRIP 4491, EMD, GP7R

According to sources, including Rock Island Diesel Locomotives by Louis A. Marre, CRIP 4491 was built in 1952 by EMD as a model GP7, builders number 15055, WAB 471.
Among owners and numbers reportedly associated with this locomotive include PNCX, NW 3471, WAB 471, CNW 4153, DBGX 4153.
CRIP 4491 GP7R in Kansas City
Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad (CRIP) "Rock Island" GP7R, Paducah rebuild, 4491 is resting in Kansas City, KS on an unrecorded date in or around 1975. The photographer of this photo is likely Bob Black.

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