Railroad Survey Crew Members Pose with Survey Instruments, c. 1902

Railroad Survey Crew Members Pose with Survey Instruments, c. 1902

Date: c. 1902
Creator: unknown
Description: Members of a Chicago, Rock Island & Gulf survey crew posing with their instruments, c. 1902. The crew worked in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. In Texas, they worked a ten-mile stretch between Dallas and Fort Worth. Two crew members remained behind and founded the town on Irving along the tracks in 1903.
Contributing Partner: Irving Archives
Railroad Survey Crew Members Pose by Tents, c. 1902

Railroad Survey Crew Members Pose by Tents, c. 1902

Date: c. 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
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 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
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
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 Along the Side of a Ravine, c. 1902

Railroad Survey Crew Poses Along the Side of a Ravine, c. 1902

Date: c. 1902
Creator: unknown
Description: Members of a Chicago, Rock Island & Gulf Railway survey crew pose along the banks of a ravine, c. 1902. The crew worked in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. While in Texas, they worked a ten-mile stretch between Dallas and Fort Worth. Two of the crew members remained behind and founded the town of Irving along the tracks between Dallas and Fort Worth in 1903.
Contributing Partner: Irving Archives
Railroad Survey Crew Members Sitting on a Flat Car, c. 1902

Railroad Survey Crew Members Sitting on a Flat Car, c. 1902

Date: c. 1902
Creator: unknown
Description: Members of a Chicago, Rock Island & Gulf Railway survey crew pose on a flat car, 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
[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
[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
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