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 Resource Type: Photograph
 County: Dallas County, TX
 Collection: Rescuing Texas History, 2007
T Patch Memorial in Dallas

T Patch Memorial in Dallas

Date: 1991-05-30~
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a memorial in honor of the Texas 36th Infantry Division who were among the first to invade Hitler's Europe in World War II. The memorial contains a brief summary of the T Patchers actions during the war and a list of some awards and citations the division received. L. M. Buddy and Katie Sinclair dedicated the memorial.
Contributing Partner: Sulphur Springs Public Library
Buddy and Katie Sinclair Dallas, TX, T Patch Memorial

Buddy and Katie Sinclair Dallas, TX, T Patch Memorial

Date: c. 1996-09-07
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of L. M. "Buddy" and Katie Sinclair standing beside the memorial that they dedicated in honor of the "Texas" 36th Infantry Division. The soldiers in the division were the first American troops to invade Hitler's Europe at Salerno Beach, Italy on September 9, 1943. The monument also contains a brief summary of the division's actions during World War II and contains a list of the awards and citations the division received.
Contributing Partner: Sulphur Springs Public Library
T Patch Memorial in Dallas

T Patch Memorial in Dallas

Date: 1991-05-30~
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a memorial in honor of the Texas 36th Infantry Division who were among the first to invade Hitler's Europe in World War II. The memorial contains a brief summary of the T Patchers actions during the war and a list of some awards and citations the division received. L. M. Buddy and Katie Sinclair dedicated the memorial.
Contributing Partner: Sulphur Springs Public Library
["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
[Southern Pacific train passing through Dallas]

[Southern Pacific train passing through Dallas]

Date: June 22, 1952
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Description: Observe this rare specimen of steam motive power: Southern Pacific's Engine 741, a Mikado, type 2-8-2 locomotive, Train No. 155, heading a passenger train of two cars passing through Belt Junction in Dallas on June 22, 1952. Train 155 was a mixed freight and passenger train from Beaumont, Texas, which having dropped off its freight cars at Fox siding, out of sight just behind the coach, will continue to Union Terminal to deliver its passengers and express. The freight cars left at Fox would then be picked up by the Miller Yard switch engine and sorted for delivery in the yard. Engine 741 was one of fifty-seven of the Mk-5 class engines normally assigned to the train when it ran heavy.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
[The "Texas Rocket" arriving in Dallas]

[The "Texas Rocket" arriving in Dallas]

Date: 1949
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Description: Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad's train No. 628, the "Texas Rocket" headed by a 2000 HP electro-motive diesel engine arriving in Dallas in 1949.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
["The Southerner" crossing the Trinity River in Texas]

["The Southerner" crossing the Trinity River in Texas]

Date: c. 1948
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Description: One of the Texas and Pacific Railway's finest long-distance passenger consists, " The Southerner" train No. 8 eastbound, headed by Engine No. 908, a 900 class Mountain, type 4-8-2 locomotive, crossing the Trinity River Bridge, enroute from Fort Worth into Dallas.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
[Cotton Belt train at University Park, Texas Depot]

[Cotton Belt train at University Park, Texas Depot]

Date: June 1, 1952
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Description: St. Louis - Southwesten (Cotton Belt) Railroad train No. 2 headed by Engine No. 308, a 1600 H.P. Alco - GE diesel-electric locomotive, at University Park Depot in Dallas, Texas on June 1, 1952.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
[Lounge car on "The Bluebonnet" ]

[Lounge car on "The Bluebonnet" ]

Date: 1943
Creator: unknown
Description: Interior view of the Parlor Lounge Car in the consist of the Katy's "The Bluebonnet" train No. 7 southbound enroute from Dallas to San Antonio, Texas. This beautiful parlor lounge was a standard heavyweight car.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
[Southern Pacific engine at the Cadiz St. Roundhouse in Dallas]

[Southern Pacific engine at the Cadiz St. Roundhouse in Dallas]

Date: 1949
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Description: On the ready tracks at The Cadiz St. roundhouse in Dallas are SP-T&NO 4-6-2 No. 652, Cotton Belt 4-8-2 No.679, and FW&D No. 51 on a partly cloudy day in 1949.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
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