[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 553 times . More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

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Longview Public Library

The Longview Public Library serves the residents of Longview and Gregg County. The library offers access to books and computers as well as free computer classes. They also host various events for the community, including the popular "Haunted Library" Halloween event.

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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 is comprised of photographs, postcards, maps, letters, yearbooks, and other materials that reflect on bygone eras of Texas history.

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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 27, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Longview Public Library.