["Texas Zephyr" leaving Fort Worth]

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Fort Worth and Denver (Burlington) "Texas Zephyr" train No. 1, headed by Engine no. 556, a Pacific type 4-6-2 locomotive, separating from Fort Worth enroute to Dallas on June 28, 1953.

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1 photographic print, b&w : 8 in. x 10 in.

Creation Information

Plummer, Roger S. June 28, 1953.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2007 and was provided by Museum of the American Railroad to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 593 times , with 5 in the last month . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Museum of the American Railroad

The Museum of the American Railroad presents photographs from the Burt C. Blanton Collection, a stunning compilation of images of trains from the age of steam to the 1960s. View photographs of the "Louisiana Eagle," "Sam Houston Zephyr," "Southern Belle," "Bluebonnet," "Texas Eagle," "Texas Zephyr," "Texas Chief," and many others.

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Description

Fort Worth and Denver (Burlington) "Texas Zephyr" train No. 1, headed by Engine no. 556, a Pacific type 4-6-2 locomotive, separating from Fort Worth enroute to Dallas on June 28, 1953.

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1 photographic print, b&w : 8 in. x 10 in.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2007

Rescuing Texas History 2007, presents materials from fifteen partners: Anderson County Historical Commission; Austin History Center, Austin Public Library; Bosque County Historical Commission; Childress County Heritage Museum; Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History; Dallas Heritage Village; First Christian Church, Port Arthur; Heritage House Museum, Orange; Historic Rose Marine Theater; Kemah Historical Society; Museum of the American Railroad; Palestine Public Library; Sanger Public Library; Sulphur Springs Public Library; and Val Verde Historical Commission.

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  • June 28, 1953

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  • Sept. 28, 2007, 4:15 p.m.

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  • April 18, 2008, 9:43 a.m.

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Plummer, Roger S. ["Texas Zephyr" leaving Fort Worth], photograph, June 28, 1953; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth28798/: accessed August 27, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Museum of the American Railroad.