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  Partner: Irving Archives
 Collection: Charles and Catherine Schulze Collection
[J. O. Shulze Playing with a Fox Puppy]

[J. O. Shulze Playing with a Fox Puppy]

Date: 1902~
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of J. O. Schulze, the leader of a Chicago, Rock Island & Gulf Railway survey crew, playing with the crew's pet fox, c. 1902. He is sitting on the ground outside of a tent and has the fox in his lap. The crew worked in Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texas. In Texas, they worked a stretch of line between Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas. J. O. Schulze and Otis Brown, another crew member, remained behind and established the town of Irving along the tracks between Dallas and Fort Worth in 1903.
Contributing Partner: Irving Archives
Railroad Survey Crew Members Pose by Tents, c. 1902

Railroad Survey Crew Members Pose by Tents, c. 1902

Date: 1902~
Creator: unknown
Description: Five members of a Chicago, Rock Island & Gulf survey crew pose in front of a tent in their camp, c. 1902. The crew worked in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. In Texas, they worked a ten-mile stretch between Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas. They camped on Britain family land in the vicinity of modern-day Nursery Road and the Rock Island railroad track. Two of the crew members remained behind when the rest moved on to the next job. They purchased 80 acres of land from the English and founded the town of Irving along the tracks between Dallas and Fort Worth in 1903.
Contributing Partner: Irving Archives
Railroad Survey Crew Members Pose with Survey Instruments, c. 1902

Railroad Survey Crew Members Pose with Survey Instruments, c. 1902

Date: 1902~
Creator: unknown
Description: Members of a Chicago, Rock Island & Gulf survey crew posing with their instruments, c. 1902. The crew worked in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. In Texas, they worked a ten-mile stretch between Dallas and Fort Worth. Two crew members remained behind and founded the town on Irving along the tracks in 1903.
Contributing Partner: Irving Archives
Railroad Survey Crew Members Sitting Near a Bridge, c. 1902

Railroad Survey Crew Members Sitting Near a Bridge, c. 1902

Date: 1902~
Creator: unknown
Description: Five members of a Chicago, Rock Island & Gulf survey crew pose by a bridge, c. 1902. The crew worked in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. In Texas, they surveyed a ten-mile stretch between Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas. Two of the crew members remained behind and founded the town of Irving along the tracks in 1903.
Contributing Partner: Irving Archives
Railroad Survey Crew Members Sitting on a Flat Car, c. 1902

Railroad Survey Crew Members Sitting on a Flat Car, c. 1902

Date: 1902~
Creator: unknown
Description: Members of a Chicago, Rock Island & Gulf Railway survey crew pose on a flat car, c. 1902. The crew worked in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. In Texas, they worked a ten-mile stretch between Dallas and Fort Worth. Two of the crew members remained in the area and founded the town of Irving along the tracks in 1903.
Contributing Partner: Irving Archives
Railroad Survey Crew Members Standing in a Field, c. 1902

Railroad Survey Crew Members Standing in a Field, c. 1902

Date: 1902~
Creator: unknown
Description: Three members of a Chicago, Rock Island & Gulf survey crew pose in a field. The crew worked in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. In Texas, they worked a ten-mile stretch between Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas. Two of the crew members founded the town of Irving along the tracks in 1903.
Contributing Partner: Irving Archives
Railroad Survey Crew Poses Along the Side of a Ravine, c. 1902

Railroad Survey Crew Poses Along the Side of a Ravine, c. 1902

Date: 1902~
Creator: unknown
Description: Members of a Chicago, Rock Island & Gulf Railway survey crew pose along the banks of a ravine, c. 1902. The crew worked in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. While in Texas, they worked a ten-mile stretch between Dallas and Fort Worth. Two of the crew members remained behind and founded the town of Irving along the tracks between Dallas and Fort Worth in 1903.
Contributing Partner: Irving Archives
Railroad Survey Crew Poses in Front of a Tent, c. 1902

Railroad Survey Crew Poses in Front of a Tent, c. 1902

Date: 1902~
Creator: unknown
Description: Members of a Chicago, Rock Island & Gulf Railway survey crew posing in front of a tent, c. 1902. The crew worked in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. In Texas, they worked a ten-mile stretch between Dallas and Fort Worth. Two of the members remained behind and founded the town of Irving along the tracks in 1903.
Contributing Partner: Irving Archives
Railroad Survey Crew Poses with Survey Tools, c. 1902

Railroad Survey Crew Poses with Survey Tools, c. 1902

Date: 1902~
Creator: unknown
Description: Six members of a Chicago, Rock Island & Gulf survey crew pose around their surveying tools for a professional portrait, c. 1902. The crew worked in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. In Texas, they worked a ten-mile stretch between Dallas and Fort Worth. Two of the crew members remained in the area and founded the town of Irving along the tracks in 1903.
Contributing Partner: Irving Archives
Virginia Tucker Schulze on Horseback, 1910

Virginia Tucker Schulze on Horseback, 1910

Date: 1908 - 1910
Creator: unknown
Description: Virginia Tucker Schulze on horseback at a ranch in Pyote, Texas. Virginia was the wife of C. P. Schulze, Sr. The Schulze family owned the Irving Lumber Company form it inception in 1903 until it closed during the 1980s. Back of photo reads: "My first ride to Brown's tank, August 1910."
Contributing Partner: Irving Archives
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