Collision of Two Texas and Pacific "Cannon Balls" in Jefferson, Texas

Description:

Photograph of train crewmen and curious spectators posed beside crushed locomotives near Jefferson, Texas in 1903. Trains met head-on after a mix-up in orders. Engine crewmen jumped before the trains hit.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Marion County - Jefferson
Creation Date: 1903  
Partner(s):
University of Texas at Arlington Library
Collection(s):
Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures
Usage:
Total Uses: 586
Past 30 days: 17
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1903
  • Digitized: May 9, 2008
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Marion County - Jefferson
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Description:

Photograph of train crewmen and curious spectators posed beside crushed locomotives near Jefferson, Texas in 1903. Trains met head-on after a mix-up in orders. Engine crewmen jumped before the trains hit.

Physical Description:

1 photographic print: b&w; 8 x 10 in.

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Texas and Pacific Railway | "Cannon Balls" | collisions | locomotives
Partner:
University of Texas at Arlington Library
Collection:
Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: AR406-4-10-11_1
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth38433
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image