The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 69, July 1965 - April, 1966

The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 69, July 1965 - April, 1966

Date: 1966
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Description: The Texas State Historical Association Quarterly Report includes "Papers read at the meetings of the Association, and such other contributions as may be accepted by the Committee" (volume 1, number 1). These include historical sketches, biographical material, personal accounts, and other research. Index is located at the end of the volume starting on page 561.
Contributing Partner: Texas State Historical Association
[Derailed N de M Locomotive]

[Derailed N de M Locomotive]

Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Description: Photograph of a derailed N de M locomotive train. The engine number is 862. Insurrectos have surrounded what is left of this train and appear to be salvaging whatever supplies that they can find useful. The N de M is officially known as Ferrocarriles Nacionales de México. The N de M absorbed the Mexican Central Railroad in 1909.
Contributing Partner: El Paso Public Library
[Road at Love Field Airport]

[Road at Love Field Airport]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a road leading to Love Field airport facilities in Dallas, Texas. A water tower and telegraph lines are visible in the background.
Contributing Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas
Electric Call or Signal Apparatus.

Electric Call or Signal Apparatus.

Date: October 18, 1887
Creator: Foster, George W.
Description: Patent for a new and improved electric call or signal apparatus. This design consists in "a telegraph or telephone circuit, the combination, with a polarized electro-magnet and a short circuit around the same, which is closed when the magnet is transversed by a constant current of a given polarity, of a battery having the proper pole to line, a switch for connecting the line and battery circuits, and a telephone in the battery circuit, whereby the telegraph or telephone line may be tested" (lines 41-49).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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