Texas Almanac, 1952-1953 Page: 13
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It's a big state and does things in a big way. To win
its favor one must have the capacity for rendering serv-
ice on a big scale. Enter, Rock Island Lines.
Note how this railroad reaches utip from the Gulf Ports of Gal-
Note: In Texas the veston, Texas City and Houston ... moves north through Dallas
TWIN STAR ROCKET and Fort Worth into Oklahoma... extends east to Memphis and
and the TEXAS ROCKET west to the Panhandle and beyond . .. north to Kansas City
are as popular with . . . from Kansas City to St. Louis, Colorado . . . to the Twin
travelers as the ROCKET Cities, Chicago.
FREIGHTS are with
FREIGHTS are w It's not to be wondered at that Texans route their products
zippers. ROCKET FREIGHT . . . that shipments to the Lone Star state
and its Gulf Ports move via Rock Island.
For freight information consult nearest representative.
Rock Island Lines
SROAD OF PLANNED PROGRESS
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Texas Almanac, 1952-1953, book, 1951; Dallas, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth117137/m1/15/: accessed June 27, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association.