["Sunbeam" locomotive in Dallas Union Terminal]

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One of only three streamlined steam locomotives in regular service between Dallas and Houston Texas, the Southern Pacific No. 650, a class P-14 4-6-2 is being readied for its afternoon mile-a minute dash to Houston on the railroad's crack Sunbeam passenger run. Seen here at Dallas in 1948 after 11 years of service.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 7 x 5 in.

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Plummer, Roger S. 1948.

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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 290 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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One of only three streamlined steam locomotives in regular service between Dallas and Houston Texas, the Southern Pacific No. 650, a class P-14 4-6-2 is being readied for its afternoon mile-a minute dash to Houston on the railroad's crack Sunbeam passenger run. Seen here at Dallas in 1948 after 11 years of service.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 7 x 5 in.

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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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  • 1948

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  • Sept. 28, 2007, 12:22 a.m.

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  • March 7, 2017, 11:46 a.m.

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Plummer, Roger S. ["Sunbeam" locomotive in Dallas Union Terminal], photograph, 1948; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth28830/: accessed September 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Museum of the American Railroad.