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  Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
 Decade: 1920-1929
["Colorado Special" rolls through the Texas panhandle]

["Colorado Special" rolls through the Texas panhandle]

Date: c. 1929
Creator: unknown
Description: Forth Worth and Denver Railway's "Colorado Special" train No. 1, northbound, headed by Engine No. 553, a Pacific type 4-6-2 locomotive, with a consist of eleven cars, rolls through the Texas Panhandle High Plains enroute from Dallas to Denver.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
[Illinois Central Railroad’s “Panama Limited”]

[Illinois Central Railroad’s “Panama Limited”]

Date: c. 1920
Creator: unknown
Description: Illinois Central Railroad’s “Panama Limited” Train No. 5 (SB), Pacific Type 4-6-2, No. 1158, nearing New Orleans, c. 1920. Photo courtesy of Illinois Central Railroads.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
[Train pulling into Monterrey Station]

[Train pulling into Monterrey Station]

Date: January 1920
Creator: unknown
Description: Monterrey's Union station in the "Glory Days of Steam" January 1920. In this era, it was one of the finest railroad passenger depots in Mexico. This station had ten stub-end tracks. There were sixteen through passenger trains daily, inbound and outbound. In addition, there were trains originating at Monterrey, such as those to Matamoros, Nuevo Laredo, Realta, Saltillo and Tampico. The track in the foreground was a portion of Monterrey's electric street railway system. The paralleling track in the background was the main line of the National Railways of Mexico coming into Monterrey from Tampico.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
["Empire Builder" at Puget Sound]

["Empire Builder" at Puget Sound]

Date: 1929
Creator: unknown
Description: Great Northern Railway's "Empire Builder" train No. 31, westbound, traverses the route along Puget Sound, nearing Seattle, 1929.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
["The Empire Builder" at St. Paul, Minnesota Depot]

["The Empire Builder" at St. Paul, Minnesota Depot]

Date: 1929
Creator: unknown
Description: Great Northern Railway's "The Empire Builder" train No. 1, westbound, headed by Engine No. 2517, a Mountain type 4-8-2 locomotive, at St. Paul Union Depot, 1929. This world renowned train was operated by the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad from Chicago to St. Paul and it was a Great Northern train from St. Paul to Portland, Seattle and Tacoma.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
["The Firefly" entering Kansas City]

["The Firefly" entering Kansas City]

Date: c. 1925
Creator: unknown
Description: Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad's "The Firefly" train No. 14-32, northbound, headed by a mountain type 4-8-2 locomotive, entering the Union Station in Kansas City, Missouri, circa 1925.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
["Textile Special" brochure]

["Textile Special" brochure]

Date: 1923
Creator: unknown
Description: Brochure of the "Textile Special" which ran only once. It traversed a distance of about 1965 miles through the Lone Star State. As a sequence of the publicity engendered as new era of industrial development dawned in Texas.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
[Empty Ore Car in Mexico]

[Empty Ore Car in Mexico]

Date: June 1922
Creator: Blanton, Bert C.
Description: Porter Locomotive No. 4, type 0-6-4T heads an empty ore train, enroute from the smelter in Chihuahua City to the mines at Santa Eulalia, Mexico on the 30-inch gauge El Potosi Industrial and Chihuahua Railroad in June 1922. On the mountain side in the background are steel towers supporting an aerial tramway, which had recently been completed for transporting ore from the mine to a reduction mill.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
[Empalme engine terminal]

[Empalme engine terminal]

Date: June 1922
Creator: unknown
Description: The Southern Pacific of Mexico's Empalme, Mexico shops and engine terminal, June 1922.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
[Engines at Tampico Terminal]

[Engines at Tampico Terminal]

Date: March 1920
Creator: unknown
Description: The Tampico, Tamaulipas, Mexico engine terminal of the National Railroad of Mexico in March 1920. At this time Mallet (Articulated) type 2-6-6-2 steam locomotives frequently headed passenger trains on the Monterrey - Tampico Line. This was one of the earliest divisions on the National Railways where Mallet (Articulated) type locomotives went into service.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
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