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

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

Date: c. 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 with Survey Tools, c. 1902

Railroad Survey Crew Poses with Survey Tools, c. 1902

Date: c. 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
Man Sitting on a Horse, c. 1902

Man Sitting on a Horse, c. 1902

Date: c. 1902
Creator: unknown
Description: A man sitting on a horse. The Chicago, Rock Island & Gulf survey crew camp can be seen in the background, c. 1902. The crew worked in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. They worked 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
Man Posing with a Horse at Surveyors' Camp, c. 1902

Man Posing with a Horse at Surveyors' Camp, c. 1902

Date: c. 1902
Creator: unknown
Description: A man and a horse in a field with survey crew camp in background, c. 1902. A Chicago, Rock Island & Gulf survey crew surveyed a ten-mile stretch between Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas in 1902. Two of the members remained behind and founded the town of Irving along the tracks in 1903.
Contributing Partner: Irving Archives
Railroad Survey Crew Members Working on Wooden Construction,  c. 1902

Railroad Survey Crew Members Working on Wooden Construction, c. 1902

Date: c. 1902
Creator: unknown
Description: Members of a Chicago, Rock Island & Gulf survey crew working on a wooden construction, c. 1902. The crew later worked 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 Pose in Front of Tent, c. 1902

Railroad Survey Crew Members Pose in Front of Tent, c. 1902

Date: c. 1902
Creator: unknown
Description: Four members of the Chicago, Rock Island & Gulf Railway survey crew pose in front of their tent, c. 1902. The crew worked in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. In Texas, they surveyed a ten-mile stretch between Dallas and Fort Worth. 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 Britains and established the town of Irving along the tracks in 1903.
Contributing Partner: Irving Archives
Railroad Survey Crew Member in Front of Covered Bridge, c. 1902

Railroad Survey Crew Member in Front of Covered Bridge, c. 1902

Date: c. 1902
Creator: unknown
Description: Covered bridge. Members of the Chicago, Rock Island & Gulf Railway survey crew pose in front of a covered wooden bridge, c. 1902. The crew surveyed a ten-mile stretch of track between Dallas and Fort Worth in 1902. Two of the crew members remained in the area and established the town of Irving along the tracks.
Contributing Partner: Irving Archives
Covered Wooden Bridge, c. 1902

Covered Wooden Bridge, c. 1902

Date: c. 1902
Creator: unknown
Description: Covered bridge, c. 1902. This bridge was photographed by one of the members of a Chicago, Rock Island & Gulf survey crew as it worked its way through Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. Two of the crew members remained behind in Texas and established the town of Irving along the rail line between Dallas and Fort Worth in 1903.
Contributing Partner: Irving Archives
Man Standing in Field, c. 1902

Man Standing in Field, c. 1902

Date: c. 1902
Creator: unknown
Description: Unidentified member of the Chicago, Rock Island & Gulf Railway survey crew. The crew worked and ten-mile stretch of track between Dallas and Fort Worth in 1902. Two of the crew members remained behind and founded the town of Irving in 1903.
Contributing Partner: Irving Archives
Railroad Survey Crew Pausing to Eat, c. 1902

Railroad Survey Crew Pausing to Eat, c. 1902

Date: c. 1902
Creator: unknown
Description: Members of a Chicago, Rock Island & Gulf Railway survey crew pause to eat, c. 1902. The crew worked in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. They surveyed a ten-mile stretch of track between Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas in 1902. Two crew members remained behind and founded the town of Irving along the tracks in 1903.
Contributing Partner: Irving Archives