Interurban at Lake Erie

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Slide of a postcard featuring the Interurban train at Lake Erie in Fort Worth. The train has a banner on the side reading "Lake Erie To-night." Some people are on the train, and others are walking beside it. There are fields and trees in the background. The postcard is stamped April 18, 1908.

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1 photograph : positive, col. ; 35 mm.

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This postcard is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2009 and was provided by Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 105 times . More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

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Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

Housed within the Fielder House, a two-story community landmark built in 1914 and one of the earliest brick homes in Arlington. Originally called The Cemetery Society at its founding in 1887, its mission has been to gather and preserve historical materials relating to the founding and growth of the city.

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Description

Slide of a postcard featuring the Interurban train at Lake Erie in Fort Worth. The train has a banner on the side reading "Lake Erie To-night." Some people are on the train, and others are walking beside it. There are fields and trees in the background. The postcard is stamped April 18, 1908.

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1 photograph : positive, col. ; 35 mm.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2009

Photographs, oral histories, artwork, letters, and more. These more than 5,000 items give a glimpse into the diverse people that have called Texas home over the years. Funding provided by the Summerlee Foundation.

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  • Dec. 8, 2009, 9:39 a.m.

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  • Nov. 4, 2013, 4:14 p.m.

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Interurban at Lake Erie, postcard, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth65087/: accessed December 13, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum.