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 Collection: Charles and Catherine Schulze Collection
J. O. Schulze, c. 1960

J. O. Schulze, c. 1960

Date: 1960~
Creator: unknown
Description: Portrait of J. O. Schulze smoking a pipe, c. 1960. J. O. Schulze co-founded the city of Irving, Texas, in 1903. He was born in Iowa City, Iowa, in 1875. He was head of a Chicago, Rock Island & Gulf Railway survey crew when he came to Texas. He left the crew and founded the town of Irving along the tracks of the CRI&G between Dallas and Fort Worth in December 1903. During the summer of 1903, he married Agnes Sueppel Schulze in Iowa City, Iowa.
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 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 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
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