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In 1945, the Office of Defense Transportation ordered the removal of railroad sleeping cars which operated short distances, so that the cars could be used for long-distance troop transport. This affected Rock Island sleepers between Chicago, the Quad Cities and Des Moines. This flyer explains changes in RI schedules and services.

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