["The Colonial" rolling from Boston to New York]

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The New Haven's modern streamliner, "The Colonial" enroute between Boston and New York.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.

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Creator: Unknown. 1960.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2007 and was provided by the Museum of the American Railroad to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 403 times. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Museum of the American Railroad

Located in the North Texas town of Frisco, the Museum of the American Railroad is a nonprofit organization committed to sharing the instrumental role the railroads played in Texan and American history. The museum partners and shares space with the Frisco Heritage Museum.

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Description

The New Haven's modern streamliner, "The Colonial" enroute between Boston and New York.

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.

Notes

User feedback: "This was a well known image among New England railfans back in the '60s and '70s. I believe it may have been the work of company photographer Charlie Gunn. There was less concern for copyright among rail photographers and their customers then, and the provenance of a given photo was often quickly lost."

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Rescuing Texas History, 2007

The 2007 edition of Rescuing Texas History brings together photographs, postcards, letters, and more to give a glimpse into the rich history of the state.

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  • 1960

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  • Sept. 28, 2007, 4:25 p.m.

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  • Jan. 2, 2018, 10:24 a.m.

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["The Colonial" rolling from Boston to New York], photograph, 1960; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth28753/: accessed July 17, 2024), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Museum of the American Railroad.

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