Rock Island's "Blue Shadow"

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  1. rockislandmike

    rockislandmike Active Member

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    In late 1979, the Rock Island of my world decided to invest some money and promote their intermodal service. Besides a significant advertising budget and public relations tour, they purchased a dozen GE U33C locomotives, and painted them in a special paint scheme for the service. Dubbed "blue shadows", these units are painted black with white and blue accents. Here one is in being tested in West Herington KS.

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  2. Clerk

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    Michael. I kind of like that color scheme. It is different