The Best Paint Scheme Ever on a Geep?   Contributor's Pick!       
Date: 6/3/1964 Location: Inver Grove, MN Views: 1998 Collection Of:   Marty Bernard
Locomotives: CRIP 1298(GP7)    Author:  Marty Bernard
The Best Paint Scheme Ever on a Geep?
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Name Type Comments Date
Tim Huemmer General I like it! 3/2/2007 7:51:11 AM
David Cenci General Not the best, but in the top 5.....we need more Inver Grove pic's!!!!! 7/31/2007 4:06:32 AM
Ron Moraca General I agree with you, Marty! This was the Rock Island's best livery ever!! 1/15/2009 8:01:43 PM
Wayne Hudak General If only we had the use of a Time Machine! 6/18/2009 6:09:46 PM
Robert Anderson General Another quality Marty shot. In 1968 she showed up in just maroon,but in full dress. 1298 workrd IG several years. These RI transfers were some of the fastest things on rails in the Twin Cities. Reason, the crew was based on the 100mi day. They had 12-16 hrs back then. Turns to the NP,GN and Milw Mpls fruit house were common. 3 100 mile days in 1. We could put them out of Division ST (NP or GN) or Hoffman AV (Milw) 5 mins ahead of a passenger no problem for the short 10 mi hop to Newport(exit joint track to IG). We used to say "if one of these Rocket transfers ever left the track,they wouldn't leave any marks. They would just be airborne". We routinlely did this and before CTC with train order hoops and lever plants. 3/4/2018 4:43:32 PM

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