[Magazine Clipping of Train #128]

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Photograph of a magazine clipping from T&P Topics magazine about T&P train #128. The text from the clipping references the conversion of the locomotive to an oil burning train. Text below the image says "In 1906 #128 was in service at Shreveport, photo shows (L to R) [sic] Charlie McKitrie, switchman; Ollie Grant, engine foreman; unidentified; J. N. Harris, engineer, and Paul Harris, fireman." and "T&P Topics, Apr 1951, pg 34."

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1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 21 cm., on mat 26 x 31 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. April 1951.

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Photograph of a magazine clipping from T&P Topics magazine about T&P train #128. The text from the clipping references the conversion of the locomotive to an oil burning train. Text below the image says "In 1906 #128 was in service at Shreveport, photo shows (L to R) [sic] Charlie McKitrie, switchman; Ollie Grant, engine foreman; unidentified; J. N. Harris, engineer, and Paul Harris, fireman." and "T&P Topics, Apr 1951, pg 34."

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1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 21 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 1951

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  • June 27, 2017, 11:10 p.m.

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  • Aug. 8, 2017, 10:55 a.m.

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[Magazine Clipping of Train #128], clipping, April 1951; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth860307/: accessed November 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Grace Museum.