[First Prize Winning Model Train in Model Railroader]

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Two Photographs of an award winning model train build by William Basden of Hialeah, Florida. On the train are "490" and "Texas & Pacific." There are also two paragraphs of text mounted next to the photos. The first paragraph describes the train as an "0-8-0 switcher of Texas & Pacific design." The second paragraph describes the process of building the model and the scores it received. At the bottom of the image is a clipping of the Model Railroader Logo and volume information.

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2 photographs : col ; 17 x 13 cm., or smaller, on mat 26 x 31 cm.

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Model Railroader magazine December 1973.

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  • Kalmbach Publishing
    Place of Publication: United States - Wisconsin - Waukesha County - Waukesha

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Two Photographs of an award winning model train build by William Basden of Hialeah, Florida. On the train are "490" and "Texas & Pacific." There are also two paragraphs of text mounted next to the photos. The first paragraph describes the train as an "0-8-0 switcher of Texas & Pacific design." The second paragraph describes the process of building the model and the scores it received. At the bottom of the image is a clipping of the Model Railroader Logo and volume information.

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2 photographs : col ; 17 x 13 cm., or smaller, 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 1973

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  • June 27, 2017, 11:10 p.m.

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  • June 28, 2017, 11:50 a.m.

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Model Railroader magazine. [First Prize Winning Model Train in Model Railroader], clipping, December 1973; United States - Wisconsin - Waukesha County - Waukesha. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth860490/: accessed November 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Grace Museum.