[T&P Map and Advertisement]

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Copy photo of a T&P map and advertisement. Written around the border of the map are "No other route can offer such inducements to the traveling public is the Texas & Pacific Railway," "Shortest and quickest line from Texas to St. Louis and the East," "Palace day and night cars on all through trains." and "The only direct all rail route to Memphis and the Southeast." Written below the image are "Timetable issued June 1875 (15 x 23 inches)" and "C. F. Taylor (Mr C. H. Sypert - Collection)."

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

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Taylor, C. F. June 1875.

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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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Copy photo of a T&P map and advertisement. Written around the border of the map are "No other route can offer such inducements to the traveling public is the Texas & Pacific Railway," "Shortest and quickest line from Texas to St. Louis and the East," "Palace day and night cars on all through trains." and "The only direct all rail route to Memphis and the Southeast." Written below the image are "Timetable issued June 1875 (15 x 23 inches)" and "C. F. Taylor (Mr C. H. Sypert - Collection)."

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1 photograph : b&w ; 18 x 26 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 1875

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  • June 27, 2017, 11:10 p.m.

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  • July 18, 2017, 12:56 p.m.

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Taylor, C. F. [T&P Map and Advertisement], photograph, June 1875; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth860891/: accessed November 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Grace Museum.