Railroad Survey Crew Poses in Front of Tent, c. 1902

Railroad Survey Crew Poses in Front of Tent, c. 1902

Date: c. 1902
Creator: unknown
Description: Railroad survey crew posing with survey instruments, c. 1902. Members of the Chicago, Rock Island, and Gulf survey crew that prepared a ten-mile stretch of track between Dallas and Ft. Worth pose in their camp in coats and ties. C. P. Schulze, brother of crew foreman J. O. Schulze, is standing second from the right. J. O. Schulze co-founded the town of Irving in 1903.
Contributing Partner: Irving Archives
Rand, McNally & Co.'s Wyoming [Accompanying Text].

Rand, McNally & Co.'s Wyoming [Accompanying Text].

Date: 1902
Creator: Rand McNally and Company
Description: Explanation and supporting information related to map that shows township grid, counties, Native American reservations, railroads, cities, towns, and notable physical features.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
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 Poses on a Wagon, c. 1902

Railroad Survey Crew Poses on a Wagon, c. 1902

Date: c. 1902
Creator: unknown
Description: Members of a Chicago, Rock Island & Gulf survey crew pose standing in a wagon, c. 1902. The survey crew worked in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. In Texas, they worked a ten-mile stretch between Dallas and Fort Worth. Two of the members remained in the area and founded the town of Irving along the tracks in 1903.
Contributing Partner: Irving Archives
Railroad Survey Crew Poses for Photo in Camp, c. 1902

Railroad Survey Crew Poses for Photo in Camp, c. 1902

Date: c. 1902
Creator: unknown
Description: Railroad survey crew with surveying instruments, c. 1902. Members of the Chicago, Rock Island, and Gulf survey crew, who worked a ten-mile stretch of track between Dallas and Fort Worth, pose in their camp with their surveying instruments.
Contributing Partner: Irving Archives
Underground water map, Wyoming, Laramie sheet.

Underground water map, Wyoming, Laramie sheet.

Date: 1903
Creator: United States Bureau of Soils
Description: Map shows early twentieth century Laramie, Wyoming railroads, towns, canals, and groundwater depth. Includes legend. Scale [1:63,360].
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
Rand, McNally & Co.'s Wyoming.

Rand, McNally & Co.'s Wyoming.

Date: 1902
Creator: Rand McNally and Company
Description: Map shows township grid, counties, Native American reservations, railroads, cities, towns, and notable physical features. Includes index and key to railroads. Relief shown by hachures. In left margin: [index to] "Chief Cities." Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:1,520,640].
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
[Harry James Jefferies holding a newspaper]

[Harry James Jefferies holding a newspaper]

Date: 1902
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Harry James Jefferies who is the brother of Mrs. Carl Weaver. Back of photo in ink reads: "Harry James Jefferies Born 1886, Died 1918. Jefferies is wearing a striped shirt and is holding an open newspaper in front of him. His eyes appear to be closed or he is looking down at the newspaper. Paper background.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
Territory of Arizona

Territory of Arizona

Date: 1902
Creator: United States General Land Office.
Description: Map shows early twentieth century Arizona Territory geography, Native American reservations, and forest reserves. Includes legend. Relief shown by color. Scale [1:1,393.920].
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
Railroad Survey Crew Members Pose by Tents, c. 1902

Railroad Survey Crew Members Pose by Tents, c. 1902

Date: 1902~
Creator: unknown
Description: Five members of a Chicago, Rock Island & Gulf survey crew pose in front of a tent in their camp, c. 1902. The crew worked in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. In Texas, they worked a ten-mile stretch between Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas. 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 English and founded the town of Irving along the tracks between Dallas and Fort Worth in 1903.
Contributing Partner: Irving Archives
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