[T&P Train in Eagle Ford, Texas on the Move 2]

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Photograph of a T&P train in Eagle Ford, Texas on the move. There is a second train moving in the opposite direction to the right of the image. Both trains have large plumes of smoke trailing behind them. Written below the photo are "Eagle Ford, Texas Aug. 16 1902 Eastbound 'T&P Cannonball' at 7:30 am note lack of ballast between ties in front of loco & shirtsleeves of employees in 1st and 2nd cars" and "Festus Von Blon Collection."

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1 photograph : b&w ; 11 x 17 cm., on mat 26 x 31 cm.

Creation Information

Von Blon, Festus August 16, 1902.

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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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Description

Photograph of a T&P train in Eagle Ford, Texas on the move. There is a second train moving in the opposite direction to the right of the image. Both trains have large plumes of smoke trailing behind them. Written below the photo are "Eagle Ford, Texas Aug. 16 1902 Eastbound 'T&P Cannonball' at 7:30 am note lack of ballast between ties in front of loco & shirtsleeves of employees in 1st and 2nd cars" and "Festus Von Blon Collection."

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1 photograph : b&w ; 11 x 17 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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  • August 16, 1902

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • June 27, 2017, 11:10 p.m.

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  • June 30, 2017, 3:27 p.m.

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Von Blon, Festus. [T&P Train in Eagle Ford, Texas on the Move 2], photograph, August 16, 1902; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth860232/: accessed October 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Grace Museum.