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This poor quality photo is of the Rock Island Doodlebug resting at the former Ottumwa, Iowa station (long gone). It ran between Des Moines and Eldon, Iowa where it provided Des Moines passengers with a flag stop connection with the Golden State, Imperial and other California trains. Looks like...
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