CRIP 4373 Editors Pick!        
HENNESSEY OK June 18 1979 -- Rock Island GP38-2 4373, and U33B 298 head south with a grain train. EMD built the 4373 in November 1978. Upon shutdown of the Rock Island it went to Grand Trunk Western as 5855 and then to Duluth, Winnipeg and Pacific as 5856. (Roster information from and
Date: 6/1/1979 Location: Hennessey, OK   Map Show Hennessey on a rail map Views: 2074 Collection Of:   Charles Stookey
Locomotives: CRIP 4373(GP38-2)    Author:  Charles Stookey
CRIP 4373
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User Comments
Name Type Comments Date
Bernie Feltman General Very nice photo, Charles !! Looks like a B30 trailing 2/17/2012 9:43:09 AM
Patrick Curtis General The trailing unit is Rock Island 298, a U33B. 2/19/2012 5:44:53 PM
Charles Stookey General Thanks for the ID Patrick. I have changed the caption. 2/19/2012 7:09:33 PM
Ken Roble General Very nice Charles, looks like a good healthy train! Did you shoot rolling stock? Since there was no internet back then, as a railfan did you know if the RI was in trouble or was not apparent till the very end? 2/20/2012 3:40:19 AM
Jim Satterwhite General Another well deserved red ribbon, Charles. Thanks for sharing "The Rock". Now if you have some Katy out of Western Oklahoma then my day will be complete. 5/9/2012 4:46:42 PM
John Danielson General Great shot! I've always thought that scheme was so cool. 5/9/2012 8:35:52 PM
Kris Rumbut General Wow that rolling stock looks so fresh. Still a good share of it floating around out there, 5/10/2012 3:04:35 AM
Doug Wooten General Nice shot!!! :) 5/10/2012 7:20:01 AM
Charles Burgess General An absolutely excellent, top notch, perfect photo of THE ROCK. Love it! 5/11/2012 7:59:01 PM
Jim Matuska General Very nice photo indeed! 5/15/2012 6:05:27 PM
David Abeles General Wow - neat consist here! Almost a CRIP calendar shot! Thanks for sharing. 5/25/2012 2:28:23 PM
Bob Courtney General Sweet! 9/11/2012 9:43:31 AM

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