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I imagine they had interchanges with all of the local railroads, including the Santa Fe, the D&RGW, and the Midland Terminal. The Rock Island roundhouse is now used by the local trolley museum, and it's located on a siding that connects directly to the Union Pacific mainline (the old D&RGW right of way).

This youtube shows (10:00) some unusual local freight traffic, looking west towards the very end of the Rock Island line. The roundhouse is in the trees at the far end.

by asdf on Tue May 8th, 2012 at 11:16:31 AM EST
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