Excursion party of the John H. Shary Land Company

One of 14 photographs in the series: Shary Collection available on this site.

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Panoramic photograph of a large group of people posing in front of the Sharyland train station on the Missouri Pacific Railroad; the train station later burned down. John Shary is labeled (third from the right). Also shows a dog with 10 legs - a product of the panoramic photo processing. Text at the bottom of the image says, "Excursion Party of the John H. Shary Land Co., Feb. 10, 1920." A label on the back of the photo says "Sharyland Mo Pac RR Station (later burned)"

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1 photograph : b&w ; 39 x 8 in.

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Eskildsen February 10, 1920.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2006 and was provided by The University of Texas-Pan American to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 199 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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The University of Texas-Pan American

The University of Texas-Pan American images include local history materials selected for the grant Rescuing Texas History through the Digitization of At-Risk Photographs and Maps. Images include panoramic photographs of the Southwestern Land Excursion Company and glass plate negatives documenting the history of Hidalgo County.

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  • Main Title: Excursion party of the John H. Shary Land Company
  • Alternate Title: Excursion party of the John H. Shary Land Co.
  • Added Title: Excursion party of the John H. Shary Land Co. [Sharyland Mo Pac RR Station (later burned) - label on back]
  • Series Title: Shary Collection

Description

Panoramic photograph of a large group of people posing in front of the Sharyland train station on the Missouri Pacific Railroad; the train station later burned down. John Shary is labeled (third from the right). Also shows a dog with 10 legs - a product of the panoramic photo processing. Text at the bottom of the image says, "Excursion Party of the John H. Shary Land Co., Feb. 10, 1920." A label on the back of the photo says "Sharyland Mo Pac RR Station (later burned)"

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1 photograph : b&w ; 39 x 8 in.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2006

Rescuing Texas History through the Digitization of At-risk Photographs and Maps, 2006, presents local history materials from eleven partners: the Clay County Historical Society, Genevieve Miller Public Library, the Palestine Public Library, the Laredo Public Library, the Archives of the Big Bend at Sul Ross State University, the Moore Memorial Public Library, UT Pan-American, the Clark Hotel Museum, the Austin Public Library, and Concordia University at Austin. Funding is provided by the Summerlee Foundation of Dallas.

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  • February 10, 1920

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  • May 30, 2006, 9:56 a.m.

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  • Feb. 20, 2013, 6:39 p.m.

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Eskildsen. Excursion party of the John H. Shary Land Company, photograph, February 10, 1920; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth14487/: accessed December 3, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The University of Texas-Pan American.