[SR Train #610]

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Clipping of a captioned photograph of SR train #610. There is a plume of smoke rising from the engine. The caption reads: "Ex-Texas & Pacific No. 610 is back in action on July 15, leading a Southern Railway excursion at Efland, NC. The Greensboro-Raleigh round trip drew a big crowd for part of the Lima engine's second season on the Southern. The 610 is leased by the railroad from a private Texas foundation." Written below the image is "Passenger Train Journal Dec 1978 - pg. 12."

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1 clipping : b&w ; 14 x 21 cm., on mat 26 x 31 cm.

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Bryan, Wiley M. December 1978.

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Clipping of a captioned photograph of SR train #610. There is a plume of smoke rising from the engine. The caption reads: "Ex-Texas & Pacific No. 610 is back in action on July 15, leading a Southern Railway excursion at Efland, NC. The Greensboro-Raleigh round trip drew a big crowd for part of the Lima engine's second season on the Southern. The 610 is leased by the railroad from a private Texas foundation." Written below the image is "Passenger Train Journal Dec 1978 - pg. 12."

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1 clipping : b&w ; 14 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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  • December 1978

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  • June 27, 2017, 11:10 p.m.

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  • July 20, 2017, 10:44 a.m.

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Bryan, Wiley M. [SR Train #610], clipping, December 1978; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth860334/: accessed September 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Grace Museum.