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Sunset Models Rock Island Rockets - Reservation

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Stand By Only:


The Texas Rocket (STAND BY ONLY)

Fort Worth, Texas to Houston, Texas  

    

Articulated 2 car set:             
- 32 seat Baggage-dinette-coach #402 Dream Lake           
- 76 seat coach #302 Mesa Verde Non Articulated Car


Non Articulated: 

- 28 seat coach, lounge, observation car #452 Centennial


The Rocky Mountain Rocket (STAND BY ONLY), Kansas City, Missouri to Denver, Colorado



Articulated 2 car set:             
- 32 seat Baggage-dinette-coach #403 Bear Lake             
- 76 seat coach #303 Mount Evans

        
Non Articulated: 
- 28 seat coach, lounge, observation car #453 Pikes Peak

Rock Island Rockets

MSRP $2499.95 ----- Our Price $TBA (4 Car Set)

MSRP $2199.94  ----- Our Price $TBA (3 Car Set)

The Peoria Rocket

Chicago, Illinois to Peoria, Illinois


Articulated 3 car set:
- 32 seat Baggage-dinette-coach #400 Joliet
- 60 seat coach #306 Ottawa
- 76 seat coach #300 La Salle


Non Articulated:
- 32 seat, 1 drawing room, parlor, buffet, observation car #450 Peoria  


The Des Moines Rocket

Chicago, Illinois to Des Moines, Iowa

     

Articulated 3 car set:         
- 32 seat Baggage-dinette-coach #401 Norman Judd         
- 60 seat coach #307 Grenville Dodge         
- 76 seat coach #301 Henry Farnam

    
Non Articulated:
- 32 seat, 1 drawing room, parlor, buffet, observation car #451 L M Allen  

 In the midst of bankruptcy , the Rock Island gambled on a new set of streamlined lightweight passenger trains to return them to profitability.

Leading each train set was a new TA Diesel from EMC. They also introduced the attractive ROCKET paint scheme of Maroon, Crimson and

stainless steel. Reserve the Diesel and set of 3 or 4 Aluminum Cars. Full Interior Detail, LED Lighting etc.