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Date: 03/20/17 02:46
Maroon Monday
Author: MILW86A

Some from the late W.V. St.Peter 

1. 650 at Iowa City, circa 1960.

2. 655 at Rock Island, summer of 1978.


Date: 03/20/17 06:19
Re: Maroon Monday
Author: Bob3985

Wow, 655 sure looks the worse for care. I left the Rock in 1976 for a better future on the UP. I have such beautiful photos of 655 that showed her nice and clean on the Quad Cities Rocket.

Bob Krieger
Cheyenne, WY

Date: 03/20/17 09:54
Re: Maroon Monday
Author: bnsfsd70

Man, I love that Iowa City shot!

- Jeff Carlson

Date: 03/20/17 10:54
Re: Maroon Monday
Author: robj

Thanks, number 2, looks like fans from an excurion, wondering around taking photos, probably on a service track?

Number one, all the cars look like 40's, early 50's but 60 probably close.  First I wondered about Iowa City but the scan is good and you can make out the ty and looked up the station, later photos are usually in the sun and station probably restored to some extent.


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