[Train Engine #600 in Jefferson, Texas]

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Photograph of train #600 in Jefferson, Texas. There are men working on the front end of the train as well as a large group of men behind it. Two cranes can be seen on either side of the engine. Written below the image are "[sic] Jefferson, Texas Mar 15 1946 (Broken Rail) #600 2-10-4" and "R. H. Carlson."

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1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 13 cm., on mat 26 x 31 cm.

Creation Information

Carlson, R. H. March 15, 1946.

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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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Description

Photograph of train #600 in Jefferson, Texas. There are men working on the front end of the train as well as a large group of men behind it. Two cranes can be seen on either side of the engine. Written below the image are "[sic] Jefferson, Texas Mar 15 1946 (Broken Rail) #600 2-10-4" and "R. H. Carlson."

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1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 13 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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  • March 15, 1946

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  • June 27, 2017, 11:10 p.m.

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  • July 14, 2017, 1:31 p.m.

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Carlson, R. H. [Train Engine #600 in Jefferson, Texas], photograph, March 15, 1946; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth860546/: accessed October 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Grace Museum.