Texas Almanac, 1947-1948 Page: 20
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2U TEXAS ALMANAS -1947-19418
Rock Island's famous streamlined fleet of ROCKETS is ever ready to serve you with
the finest daily transportation on mile-a-minute schedules... at NO extra fare.
Transcontinental service, too; the new, better-than-ever "GOLDEN STATE" offers
the fastest service in history between Chicago-Los Angeles without extra fare.
This streamlined fleet is supplemented by many fine, fast, conventional-type trains,
including the IMPERIAL and popular CALIFORNIAN, economy train to Los Angeles
and San Diego.
Fast Freight Service f o
The ROCKET FREIGHTS... setting the pace with swift schedules, deliver your
shipments in a hurry! The new, Diesel-powered R-F service cuts running time
between terminal points, likewise speeds service to intermediate points. Specify
ROCKET FREIGHT on your next shipment-your Rock Island freight representative
will be glad to give you full details.
For, For information on travel or freight shipping
.... 'p everywhere, consult
sFRANK O'KANE, Assistant Freight Traffic Manager
The ROK FIO 806 Transportation Bldg., Fort Worth 2, Texas
s ' a . . Phone 2-5271
Sy lws T. W. BOWDRY, General Passenger Agent
o,- Fo600 Transportation Bldg., Fort Worth 2, Texas
ROCK ISLAND LINES
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Texas Almanac, 1947-1948, book, 1947; Dallas, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth117136/m1/22/: accessed January 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association.