[Certificate of Apprenticeship for Rex A. Lowe]

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Certificate of Apprenticeship awarded to Rex A. Lowe by the Texas and Pacific Railway. The certificate reads, "This is to certify that Rex A. Lowe has served his apprenticeship with entire satisfaction to this Company and that he is now a Journeyman of the Machinist Trade. In Witness Whereof we have set our signatures this 21st day of April 1928." Signatures on the certificate read "A P. Prendergast," Mechanical Superintendent, "A ... Chester," General Superintendent, followed by two illegible signatures for General Foreman and Master Mechanic.

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1 certificate : b&w ; 22 x 27 cm., on mat 26 x 31 cm.

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Texas & Pacific Railway. Creation Date: Unknown.

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Certificate of Apprenticeship awarded to Rex A. Lowe by the Texas and Pacific Railway. The certificate reads, "This is to certify that Rex A. Lowe has served his apprenticeship with entire satisfaction to this Company and that he is now a Journeyman of the Machinist Trade. In Witness Whereof we have set our signatures this 21st day of April 1928." Signatures on the certificate read "A P. Prendergast," Mechanical Superintendent, "A ... Chester," General Superintendent, followed by two illegible signatures for General Foreman and Master Mechanic.

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1 certificate : b&w ; 22 x 27 cm., on mat 26 x 31 cm.

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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.

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Texas & Pacific Railway. [Certificate of Apprenticeship for Rex A. Lowe], legal document, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth860280/: accessed October 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Grace Museum.