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 County: Dallas County, TX
 Decade: 1950-1959
 Year: 1951
 Collection: Rescuing Texas History, 2007
[The "Hustler" entering Dallas]

[The "Hustler" entering Dallas]

Date: c. 1951
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Description: Southern Pacific's the "Hustler" train No. 15 northbound, headed by Engine No.650, a streamlined type 4-6-2 locomotive, entering Dallas Union Station on its run from Houston. The train is passing under the electric street railway viaduct (destroyed in the late 1950s) which spanned the railroad tracks and crossed over the Trinity River. Electric street cars to and from Oak Cliff and Interurban cars of the Northern Texas Traction Company and Texas Electric Railway used this double track facility.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
["The Lone Star Limited" at the Dallas Union Terminal]

["The Lone Star Limited" at the Dallas Union Terminal]

Date: June 1951
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Description: The St. Louis Southwestern (Cotton Belt) Railway's "Lone Star Limited" train No. 11, westbound, headed by Engine No 677, a Mountain type 4-8-2 locomotive, at the Dallas Union Terminal Station. It has completed the run from Memphis, Tennessee. This was one of the finest passenger trains operating in the Southwest. t
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
[Switching a Business Car at Dallas' Union Terminal]

[Switching a Business Car at Dallas' Union Terminal]

Date: 1951
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Description: The Union Terminal Company's No. 7, an 0-6-0 type steam locomotive switches a business car near the Dallas Union Terminal.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
["Twin Star Rocket" departing from Dallas]

["Twin Star Rocket" departing from Dallas]

Date: 1951
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Description: Burlington-Rock Island's "Twin Star Rocket" races southward out of Dallas in 1951 powered by 1500HP FP7A No.677 and a 1500HP "B"unit in an effort to beat the Southern Pacific's Hustler into Houston.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
["Twin Star Rocket" departing from Dallas]

["Twin Star Rocket" departing from Dallas]

Date: 1951
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Description: Rock Island's " Twin Star Rocket" train No. 17, southbound, headed by diesel locomotive No. 677, enroute from Minneapolis, Minnesota to Houston, leaves Dallas on the last portion of its run in 1951. This was one of the finest streamliners operating in the nation. Its route from the Twin Cities of the north to the Texas' metropolis adjacent to the Gulf covered a rail distance of 1,363 miles.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad