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 Decade: 1950-1959
 Year: 1958
 Collection: Rescuing Texas History, 2007
Austin Aerials - TEC Building

Austin Aerials - TEC Building

Date: January 1, 1958
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Description: Aerial shot of steel frame structure of TEC building. Brazos St is on the lower right and 14th on the lower left. The Swedish Central Methodist Church (State purchased and demolished in the 1950s, as state administration grew and government complex spread). In the center of photograph note steeple of Gethsemane Lutheran Church (15th and Congress; above the TEC building), to the left St. Austin's Catholic Church steeple (20th and Guadalupe) and the Goodall Wooten Dormitory to the right. The University campus on the top right.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
Austin Aerials - TEC Building

Austin Aerials - TEC Building

Date: January 1, 1958
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Description: Aerial shot of cranes and scaffolding at TEC construction site. 15th Street running left to right in center of photograph. Brazos St on the lower right and 14th on the lower left. The back of the Swedish Central Methodist Church (State purchased and demolished in the 1950s, as state administration grew and government complex spread). The University campus on the top right.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
Austin Aerials - TEC Building

Austin Aerials - TEC Building

Date: January 1, 1958
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Description: Aerial shot of finished TEC Building. Brazos St on the lower right and 14th on the lower left. The Swedish Central Methodist Church (State purchased and demolished in the 1950s, as state administration grew and government complex spread). The University Tower in the background.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Blizzard in the Chicago Station]

[Blizzard in the Chicago Station]

Date: January 1958
Creator: unknown
Description: One of the most unique of all railroad photographs: It is a January night in 1958 and a blizzard-snowstorm rages in the "Windy City". This scene is in the yards - the Chicago and North Western Railway's Chicago passenger station is visible in the background. Observe the gas jets which are keeping switches from being frozen.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
["Boneheads" Working in the Community]

["Boneheads" Working in the Community]

Date: 1958
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of an explorer scout troop, known as the "Bonehead Boys", putting up signs in an open field. The men and boys are standing around a newly put up sign labeled "Childress & Baylor Lakes".
Contributing Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum
["The Cyrus K. Holliday" near Dodge City, Kansas]

["The Cyrus K. Holliday" near Dodge City, Kansas]

Date: 1958
Creator: unknown
Description: The Cyrus K. Holliday, built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works in 1880, is shown under steam for a special event on the Larned Branch of the Santa Fe Railway near Dodge City, Kansas, 1958.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
["Hiawatha" Luxury Train]

["Hiawatha" Luxury Train]

Date: 1958
Creator: unknown
Description: Among the greatest luxury passenger trains operated in this nation were the Milwaukee Road's "Morning" and "Afternoon" Hiawathas, providing convenient and fast service between Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Minneapolis. In this scene, a Hiawatha speeds over the route.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
[Mobile Drilling Platform - Rig No. 50]

[Mobile Drilling Platform - Rig No. 50]

Date: 1958
Creator: Levingston Photo
Description: Photograph of buildings and cranes upon the mobile drilling platform no. 50, that was completed in 1958.
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
[Observation Car on the Hiawatha]

[Observation Car on the Hiawatha]

Date: 1958
Creator: unknown
Description: Interior view of the Milwaukee Road's observation parlor car with sky-top lounge having a 90% transparent area dome that forms an aero-dynamic terminating shape for the end of the train. This scene is aboard the "Afternoon Hiawatha", train No. 2 southbound, enroute from Minneapolis to Chicago.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
["The Phoebe Snow" at Hoboken, New Jersey]

["The Phoebe Snow" at Hoboken, New Jersey]

Date: 1958
Creator: unknown
Description: One of the greatest name trains of its era, the Deleware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad's Phoebe Snow, at Hoboken, New Jersey in April 1958.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
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