[Little Texas and Pacific Sunshine Special]

Description

Photographic postcard of the Little Texas and Pacific Sunshine Special train ride at the Longview Amusement Park in Longview, Texas. There are many men, women and children watching as three men gas the train up. J. B. Shores, Director of Public Relations for the Texas and Pacific Railroads, takes a turn at the locomotive controls. Burke Campbell created the Longview Amusement Park in the 1940's.

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1 postcard : b&w ; 10 x 14 cm.

Creation Information

Culpepper, Cody B. 1940~.

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This postcard is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2010 and was provided by Longview Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 103 times , with 10 in the last month . More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

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Longview Public Library

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Description

Photographic postcard of the Little Texas and Pacific Sunshine Special train ride at the Longview Amusement Park in Longview, Texas. There are many men, women and children watching as three men gas the train up. J. B. Shores, Director of Public Relations for the Texas and Pacific Railroads, takes a turn at the locomotive controls. Burke Campbell created the Longview Amusement Park in the 1940's.

Physical Description

1 postcard : b&w ; 10 x 14 cm.

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"Burke Campbell's little T&P Sunshine Special, J. B. Shores Director of Public Relations Texas & Pacific Ry. at Controls. Longview Amusement Park, Longview, Tex."

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Rescuing Texas History, 2010

Rescuing Texas History 2010, presents local history materials from twelve partners: Bell/Whittington Public Library, Cedar Hill Museum of History, Cleveland Historic Society, Cooke County Library, Dallas Firefighters Museum, Dallas Municipal Archives, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, Fort Worth Jewish Archives, Friench Simpson Memorial Library, Harris County Archives, Longview Public Library, McAllen Memorial Public Library, Mesquite Public Library, Midwestern State University, Richardson Public Library, St. Philips College, Texas Woman's University, and the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio.

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  • 1940~

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  • Oct. 27, 2011, 2:23 p.m.

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Culpepper, Cody B. [Little Texas and Pacific Sunshine Special], postcard, 1940~; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth191340/: accessed July 29, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Longview Public Library.