[T&P Christmas Card]

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T&P Christmas card and magazine clipping with an illustration of T&P train #614 and a cowboy to the left of the train and a large plume of smoke rising from the engine. On the clipping is printed "5008 West of the Pecos - Texas & Pacific 'Between El Paso and Pecos, this handsome Texas Type locomotive rumbles through the quiet of the prairie evening, etc.' 'May Peace be your Gift at Christmas and your Treasure through all the Year.'" On the back of the card the same Christmas quote is printed, and written in the bottom left of the mounting ... continued below

Physical Description

2 postcards : col ; 12 x 17 cm. + 1 clipping : col ; 6 x 6 cm., on mat 26 x 31 cm.

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This postcard 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 postcard can be viewed below.

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Description

T&P Christmas card and magazine clipping with an illustration of T&P train #614 and a cowboy to the left of the train and a large plume of smoke rising from the engine. On the clipping is printed "5008 West of the Pecos - Texas & Pacific 'Between El Paso and Pecos, this handsome Texas Type locomotive rumbles through the quiet of the prairie evening, etc.' 'May Peace be your Gift at Christmas and your Treasure through all the Year.'" On the back of the card the same Christmas quote is printed, and written in the bottom left of the mounting board is "Leanin' Tree Boulder, Colo."

Physical Description

2 postcards : col ; 12 x 17 cm. + 1 clipping : col ; 6 x 6 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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  • June 27, 2017, 11:10 p.m.

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  • July 19, 2017, 9:33 a.m.

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[T&P Christmas Card], postcard, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth860628/: accessed October 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Grace Museum.