[Southern Railway Train #610]

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Clipping of a photograph of Southern Railway train #610. There are four men to the right of the image. The photo is captioned "Southern Railway No. 610, the Lima-born 2-10-4 that powered the Freedom Train in Texas, heads north at Oneida, Kentucky, on July 13, its inaugural weekend for its new operators. The ex-Texas &Pacific veteran is now a permanent part of the Southern steam stable. (Robert T. Clark)." Written below the image is "- Passenger Train Journal."

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1 clipping : b&w ; 12 x 22 cm., on mat 26 x 31 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. September 1977.

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Clipping of a photograph of Southern Railway train #610. There are four men to the right of the image. The photo is captioned "Southern Railway No. 610, the Lima-born 2-10-4 that powered the Freedom Train in Texas, heads north at Oneida, Kentucky, on July 13, its inaugural weekend for its new operators. The ex-Texas &Pacific veteran is now a permanent part of the Southern steam stable. (Robert T. Clark)." Written below the image is "- Passenger Train Journal."

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1 clipping : b&w ; 12 x 22 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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  • September 1977

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  • June 27, 2017, 11:10 p.m.

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  • July 20, 2017, 9:32 a.m.

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[Southern Railway Train #610], clipping, September 1977; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth860391/: accessed October 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Grace Museum.