[Train Derailment in Gordon, Texas]

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Photograph of a train that was derailed in Gordon, Texas. A small group of people can be seen to the left of the train. Written below the image are "[sic] Gordon Texas 1919 - wheels rip out a frog switch and everything goes onto the ground" and "R. L. Denton."

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 22 cm., on mat 26 x 31 cm.

Creation Information

Denton, R. L. 1919.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Texas & Pacific Railway Collection and one other and was provided by The Grace Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Photograph of a train that was derailed in Gordon, Texas. A small group of people can be seen to the left of the train. Written below the image are "[sic] Gordon Texas 1919 - wheels rip out a frog switch and everything goes onto the ground" and "R. L. Denton."

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1 photograph : b&w ; 13 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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  • 1919

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • June 27, 2017, 11:10 p.m.

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  • July 14, 2017, 4:25 p.m.

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Denton, R. L. [Train Derailment in Gordon, Texas], photograph, 1919; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth860453/: accessed October 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Grace Museum.