[Group of people in front of a locomotive at Rosenberg, TX c. 1914]

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Photographic postcard of Locomotive at Rosenberg, TX, ca. 1914. Banner on locomotive reads, Santa Fe type mallet articulated compound locomotive. Largest locomotive in the world. Built at Topeka Shops. . . 1911 People are gathered along locomotive to view it. Harvey House in right background.

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Height:, Length/Circumference:, Width/Diameter: 14.0 x 8.9 cm

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Creator: Unknown. 1914.

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This postcard is part of the collection entitled: Fort Bend Museum Collection and was provided by Fort Bend Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 45 times . More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

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Fort Bend Museum

For nearly 40 years, the Fort Bend Museum has preserved and interpreted Fort Bend County and Texas history. It provides a glimpse into the history of life on the Brazos River through exhibit galleries, home museums, and a walking tour of historic Richmond. Among the materials included in the museum's collections are photos of prohibitionist Carrie A. Nation, "Mother of Texas" Janne Long, and U.S. Congressman John Moore.

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Photographic postcard of Locomotive at Rosenberg, TX, ca. 1914. Banner on locomotive reads, Santa Fe type mallet articulated compound locomotive. Largest locomotive in the world. Built at Topeka Shops. . . 1911 People are gathered along locomotive to view it. Harvey House in right background.

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Height:, Length/Circumference:, Width/Diameter: 14.0 x 8.9 cm

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This rich variety of historical materials includes photographs of artifacts from the Fort Bend museum and local history photographs. Among the interesting materials are photographs of U.S. Congressman John M. Moore, prohibitionist Carrie A. Nation, and Jane Long, the "Mother of Texas."

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  • 1914

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[Group of people in front of a locomotive at Rosenberg, TX c. 1914], postcard, 1914; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1794/: accessed March 28, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Fort Bend Museum.