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Interior view of RPO car

Chicago & Alton

Courtesy G M & O Historical Society

Another routine trip aboard the working RPO on Chicago & Alton train #7. Despite the chaotic appearance, things are moving swiftly and smoothly as the RPO clerks sort the mail down from Chicago. Note the side arms worn by at least two of them. Perhaps the sack in the middle of the floor is ready to be dropped at Springfield?

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