[Postcard image of a man standing on the front of a locomotive]

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Postcard image of a man standing on the front of a locomotive. The man with long white beard is wearing knee high boots, dark slacks, white long sleeved shirt, and dark hat. The locomotive has flags flying near top left, and right, Texas flag flying on lower right, and has a number "3009" in center front. Text at bottom of photo reads: "At Booth, Tex Nov. 11th 1911". Railroad tracks in foreground, trees on left, wooden building with people standing beside it on right.

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Paper; Width/Diameter: 8.8 cm, Height: 13 cm

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. November 11, 1911.

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This postcard is part of the collection entitled: George Ranch Museum Collection and was provided by George Ranch Historical Park to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 94 times . More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

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George Ranch Historical Park

This 23,000-acre working ranch and living history museum are located in Fort Bend County. The land was originally settled in 1824 as part of the Austin Colony by Nancy and Henry Jones. The park's mission centers on preserving the history of the county and galvanizing the appreciation of cultural heritage.

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Description

Postcard image of a man standing on the front of a locomotive. The man with long white beard is wearing knee high boots, dark slacks, white long sleeved shirt, and dark hat. The locomotive has flags flying near top left, and right, Texas flag flying on lower right, and has a number "3009" in center front. Text at bottom of photo reads: "At Booth, Tex Nov. 11th 1911". Railroad tracks in foreground, trees on left, wooden building with people standing beside it on right.

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Paper; Width/Diameter: 8.8 cm, Height: 13 cm

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George Ranch Museum Collection

This 23,000-acre working ranch and living history museum was originally settled in 1824 as part of the Austin Colony by Nancy and Henry Jones. Materials focus on the Jones and George families and the traditional Texas pursuits of cattle, cotton, and oil.

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  • November 11, 1911

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  • Jan. 26, 2006, 10:26 a.m.

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  • June 1, 2010, 7:55 p.m.

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[Postcard image of a man standing on the front of a locomotive], postcard, November 11, 1911; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8835/: accessed June 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting George Ranch Historical Park.