Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific trains meet at Bridgeport, TX

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Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific trains meet at Bridgeport, TX August 12, 1978

A meet at Bridgeport (milepost 569) between Extra 319 South and Extra 247 North on August 12, 1978. Instead of filling up the airwaves with useless chatter, the train crews practice the ancient art of hollering to communicate their greeting to each other. Tacked onto the rear of Extra 247 North was an SP caboose. Disk 86

Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific train with SP caboose at Bridgeport, TX