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[Photograph 2012.201.B1073.0599]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Green and white Katy locomotives like these idling in Oklahoma City's harter Yard replaced blue and white Rock ISland diesels on some lines."
Date: June 4, 1980
Creator: Klock, Roger
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1073.0596]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Repair wokers at the El Reno Rock Island station are just a few approximately 1,000 El Reno workers who stand to lose their livelihoods if the 128 year old dies."
Date: February 29, 1980
Creator: Argo, Jim
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1119.0118]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Here's proof that the Rock Island track soon will be taaken up and trains routed through the city on brank new line far sout of the business."
Date: unknown
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1119.0134]

Description: Caption: "On the wrong track, these two runaway Rock Island frieght cars coasted through a derail east of Oklahoma City Saturday tipping a load of scrap metal at a precarious angle, twisting car bodies, uprooting track and putting the wheels off the rail."
Date: July 11, 1953
Creator: Green, Richard
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1073.0594]

Description: Caption: "Weeds grow up around a file of Rock Island Railroad cars near the Banner Grain Elevator in Canadian County. The cars have been idle since the railraod went out of business in late March."
Date: May 2, 1980
Creator: Southerland, Paul B.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1119.0142]

Description: Caption: "The name and fame of Oklahoma will be perpetuated on the sides of one of the delux, reclining chair cars of the streamlined, Diesel powered "Choctaw Rocket" of the Rock Island Lines, which train will be on public exhibition at the Rock Island passenger station in Oklahoma City on Friday."
Date: November 25, 1940
Creator: Kaufmann & Fabry Co.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1119.0143]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "In front of the faithful "Old Beck" are the seven men who perhaps know her best F. H. Grimes, shops night foreman; "gus" Shock, engineer, Robert Archer, fireman who's put more oil in "Old Beck" than any other man, George pretty, superintendent of shops at Shawnee, J.A. Gordon, machinist who's nursed her along for years and S. Myton, longtime conductor on the Asher line in its hey day, and L Sterret, switchman."
Date: February 1, 1942
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society