[Little Texas and Pacific Sunshine Special]

Description:

Photographic postcard of the Little Texas and Pacific Sunshine Special train ride at the Longview Amusement Park in Longview, Texas. There are many men, women and children watching as three men gas the train up. J. B. Shores, Director of Public Relations for the Texas and Pacific Railroads, takes a turn at the locomotive controls. Burke Campbell created the Longview Amusement Park in the 1940's.

Creator(s): Culpepper, Cody B.
Location(s): United States - Texas - Gregg County - Longview
Creation Date: 1940~  
Partner(s):
Longview Public Library
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2010
Usage:
Total Uses: 54
Past 30 days: 2
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Photographer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1940~
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Gregg County - Longview
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
1940~  
Description:

Photographic postcard of the Little Texas and Pacific Sunshine Special train ride at the Longview Amusement Park in Longview, Texas. There are many men, women and children watching as three men gas the train up. J. B. Shores, Director of Public Relations for the Texas and Pacific Railroads, takes a turn at the locomotive controls. Burke Campbell created the Longview Amusement Park in the 1940's.

Note:

"Burke Campbell's little T&P Sunshine Special, J. B. Shores Director of Public Relations Texas & Pacific Ry. at Controls. Longview Amusement Park, Longview, Tex."

Physical Description:

1 postcard : b&w ; 10 x 14 cm.

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): amusement parks | Longview Amusement Park | Little Texas and Pacific Sunshine Special Train
Contributor(s):
Partner:
Longview Public Library
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2010
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: GC0210
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth191340
Resource Type: Postcard
Format: Image