[Steam Success Story of '77]

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Clipping of an article from Trains Magazine about the success of steam engines in 1977. The article details how steam engines made a resurgence during 1977, and includes a chart at the bottom of statistics for the trains and railways. A photo of four engines at the top of the page is captioned "At Birmingham, Ala., in April 1977: AFT 4449, ex-T&P 610, SR 722 and 4501. John E. Gruber photo." Written next to the clipping is "-Trains Feb. 1978 pg. 9."

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1 clipping : b&w ; 19 x 12 cm., on mat 31 x 26 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. February 1978.

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Clipping of an article from Trains Magazine about the success of steam engines in 1977. The article details how steam engines made a resurgence during 1977, and includes a chart at the bottom of statistics for the trains and railways. A photo of four engines at the top of the page is captioned "At Birmingham, Ala., in April 1977: AFT 4449, ex-T&P 610, SR 722 and 4501. John E. Gruber photo." Written next to the clipping is "-Trains Feb. 1978 pg. 9."

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1 clipping : b&w ; 19 x 12 cm., on mat 31 x 26 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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  • February 1978

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[Steam Success Story of '77], clipping, February 1978; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth860907/: accessed July 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Grace Museum.