[T&P Train #148]

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Copy photo of a group photo in front of T&P train #148. The image on the text says "This photograph of Texas and Pacific switch engine No. 148 was taken in Texarkana in August 1896 and was the first T&P engine in Texarkana equipped with air brakes. Those appearing in the picture, beginning at the front end of the engine, as follows: C. W. Kipple, Foreman, Frank Sountag, Switchman, William Kelley, Switchman, Frank Cromwell, Engineer, William McClain, Switchman, Frank Young, Fireman, Jim Jackson, Porter." Underneath the image is written "Southwest Collection."

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1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 18 cm., on mat 26 x 31 cm.

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Southwest Collection August 1896.

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Description

Copy photo of a group photo in front of T&P train #148. The image on the text says "This photograph of Texas and Pacific switch engine No. 148 was taken in Texarkana in August 1896 and was the first T&P engine in Texarkana equipped with air brakes. Those appearing in the picture, beginning at the front end of the engine, as follows: C. W. Kipple, Foreman, Frank Sountag, Switchman, William Kelley, Switchman, Frank Cromwell, Engineer, William McClain, Switchman, Frank Young, Fireman, Jim Jackson, Porter." Underneath the image is written "Southwest Collection."

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1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 18 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 1896

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  • June 27, 2017, 11:10 p.m.

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  • July 27, 2017, 11:34 a.m.

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Southwest Collection. [T&P Train #148], photograph, August 1896; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth860413/: accessed October 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Grace Museum.