[Railway Car #610]

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Close-up photograph of yellow text on the side of a train car with the number "610" and smaller text that says "I-1 A 63 29/32 84.6." Handwritten text below the image says "T&P #610 at 610 Historical Foundations [sic] new Facilities in Fort Worth, Texas Apr 24th 1982 -- Lettering of Southern Railways excursion use can be seen showing up through black paint."

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1 photograph : col. ; 9 x 13 cm., on mat 26 x 31 cm.

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Watson, Don April 24, 1982.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Texas & Pacific Railway Collection and one other and was provided by The Grace Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Close-up photograph of yellow text on the side of a train car with the number "610" and smaller text that says "I-1 A 63 29/32 84.6." Handwritten text below the image says "T&P #610 at 610 Historical Foundations [sic] new Facilities in Fort Worth, Texas Apr 24th 1982 -- Lettering of Southern Railways excursion use can be seen showing up through black paint."

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1 photograph : col. ; 9 x 13 cm., on mat 26 x 31 cm.

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Texas & Pacific Railway Collection

Historic photographs, news clippings, and archives from privately donated Texas and Pacific Railway archives. Items chronicle the rise and influence of railroads on West Texas’ evolution during the 19th and 20th centuries.

Abilene Library Consortium

Featuring thousands of newspapers, photographs, sound recordings, technical drawings, and much more, this diverse collection tells the story of Texas through the preservation and exhibition of valuable resources.

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  • April 24, 1982

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  • Jan. 24, 2017, 3:13 p.m.

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  • Feb. 17, 2017, 3:50 p.m.

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Watson, Don. [Railway Car #610], photograph, April 24, 1982; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth822602/: accessed July 5, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Grace Museum.