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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
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
[India Coffield as an infant]

[India Coffield as an infant]

Date: c. 1902
Creator: unknown
Description: First photograph of India Coffield as an infant. She is wearing a white, lacy dress.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
[Lamar Fleming Jr. as a young boy]

[Lamar Fleming Jr. as a young boy]

Date: c. 1902
Creator: unknown
Description: Lamar Fleming Jr. as a young boy, seated formal portrait.
Contributing Partner: The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
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: Members of the Chicago, Rock Island & Gulf Railway survey crew that surveyed a ten-mile stretch of track between Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas, c. 1902. The crew worked in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. When they came to this area, 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 established 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
J. O. Schulze at Desk in Tent, c. 1902

J. O. Schulze at Desk in Tent, c. 1902

Date: c. 1902
Creator: unknown
Description: J. O. Schulze, head of a Chicago, Rock Island & Gulf Railway survey crew, at work in his field tent, c. 1902. The survey crew worked in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. In Texas, they worked a ten-mile stretch between Dallas and Fort Worth. Schulze and fellow crew member Otis Brown remained in the area and founded the town of Irving along the tracks between Dallas and Fort Worth in 1903.
Contributing Partner: Irving Archives
Railroad Survey Crew Poses in Wagon, c. 1902

Railroad Survey Crew Poses in Wagon, c. 1902

Date: c. 1902
Creator: unknown
Description: Members of a Chicago, Rock Island & Gulf Railway survey crew pose in a wagon, 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 members remained in the area and founded the town of Irving along the tracks in 1903.
Contributing Partner: Irving Archives
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