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[Aftermath of a Boiler Explosion]

Description: Photograph of wreckage from a boiler explosion in Shreveport, Louisiana. A small group of people are posing for a picture among the wreckage. Written beneath the image are "T&P #311 Shreveport, La. 1927 (Boiler Explosion)" and "R. H. Carlson."
Date: 1927
Creator: Carlson, R. H.
Partner: The Grace Museum

[Baptistry Interpretation for Monroe, Louisiana]

Description: Mimeographed essay plus envelope by Perry entitled "Interpretation of Baptistry Painting for the Church of Christ at Monroe, La." Handwritten notation specifies theme is "This Present Temporal Life and Eternal Life. Illustrated by the Jordan River." Symbols mentioned include Jordan River, sun beam cross, light, trees, bridegroom, clouds, leaves, rocks, stones. Name written on back of essay is Mrs. Addie Kimbrough.
Date: December 1949
Creator: Perry, Myrta Blanche
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Baptistry Painting for Monroe, Louisiana]

Description: Black and white photograph of the baptistry painting done by Perry for the Church of Christ in Monroe, Louisiana. Inscription on back reads in part, "True view from Sawyers View Master reel of the Jordan in the Holy Land series."
Date: September 3, 1950
Creator: Perry, Myrta Blanche
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Bends in Sabine River Between Texas and Louisiana

Description: Map of the sharp bends in the Sabine River between Texas and Louisiana, showing the distance in feet of the flowing water in the river. The map also includes cut banks, sandy banks, ferry routes, bluffs, and vegetation lines. Scale [ca. 1:3,000] (250 feet to the inch). There is also an inset map of the Texas-Louisiana border, showing the Sabine River emptying into the Sabine Lake. The inset has markings for counties and parishes, large cities, and the bends in the river. Scale [ca. 1:1,140,480] (18 miles to the inch).
Date: 1921
Creator: Floore, S. P.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Building in Bunkie, Louisiana]

Description: Photograph of a building in Bunkie, Louisiana with two trucks parked outside of it. A building in the background has "Bell Furniture Co." on it. Written below the image are "Bunkie, La. Dec. 1961" and "H. K. Vollrath."
Date: December 1961
Creator: Vollrath, H. K.
Partner: The Grace Museum

[Construction of Train Platform in Gouldsboro, Louisiana]

Description: Photograph of a group of workmen around a train platform under construction. One man is inside the platform base where various equipment is visible; other men are standing to either side of the platform and holding tools. Train cars are visible on the tracks in the background. A typed form (Form 815 Rev.--2-14) is below the image and says, "The Texas & Pacific Railway Company, Office of R. J. Dean, Scale Engineer. Fairbanks 50 foot platform, 100 ton capacity type registering beam track scales with dead rails in course of erection at Gouldsboro LA April 1913."
Date: 1913~
Partner: The Grace Museum

[Cypress Station]

Description: Photograph of Cypress station in Cypress, Louisiana. There are people walking around to the left of the station, and to the right a train is visible. Text on the left and right sides of the image says, respectively, "Pleasant Hill Main Line (Later Branch Line)," and "Natchitoches Branch." Written below the image is "T&P Cypress, La. -Elevation 100 (1915-16 Era) Notice how the [sic] stations name is spelled out in rocks by the trackside," and "Don Watson Collection."
Date: 1915~/1916~
Creator: Watson, Don
Partner: The Grace Museum

[Fireman of T&P Train #358]

Description: Photograph of Frank Moxley, the fireman of T&P train #358 smoking a cigarette at his station. Written below the image are "[sic] T&P #358 Shreveport, La. 1940 Union Station Frank Moxley - Fireman" and "Ed Robinson."
Date: 1940
Creator: Robinson, Ed
Partner: The Grace Museum

[Freight Station in Donaldsonville, Louisiana]

Description: Photograph of five men posing next to the old freight station in Donaldsonville, Louisiana. Printed below the image is "Among our Souvenirs." Written below the image are "The old Donaldsonville, La. freight station long since demolished. People in photo taken about 1899 (L to R) H. E. Hanson, J. E. Dishman, operator; John Ross, pumper; J. E. Higgins, station porter, and W. B. Harp messenger. - Photo from Mr Harp who was later freight and ticket agent at Alexandria, Louisiana." and "T&P Topics, Apr 1948, pg 7."
Date: April 1948
Creator: Harp, W. B.
Partner: The Grace Museum

[Freight Train Wreckage]

Description: Photograph of train wreckage in Bayou Goula, Louisiana. Written below the image are "Bayou Goula, La. July 10th 1940 train #54 through freight 54 cars damaged - engineer Chas Israel" and "R. A. Aymond Collection - Talbot Grant Photo."
Date: July 10, 1940
Creator: Grant, Talbot
Partner: The Grace Museum

[Interior of T&P Train #1010 Dining Car]

Description: Photograph of two men inside the dining car of T&P train #1010. The man in the back appears to be a server, and the man seated to the right of the photo is identified as Bill Sandife. Written below the image are "[sic] T&P Diner #1010 Shreveport, La. 1941 Bill Sandife - Seated" and "Ed Robinson."
Date: 1941
Creator: Robinson, Ed
Partner: The Grace Museum

[Interior Shot of a T&P Passenger Car]

Description: Photograph of the interior of a T&P passenger car. Three people are visible in the back of the car, and the chair backs are covered by white coverings. Written below the image are "Interior of #1515 Shreveport Union Station 1940" and "Ed Robinson."
Date: 1940
Creator: Robinson, Ed
Partner: The Grace Museum

[Letter from Sam Houston to Hon. William Henry Daingerfield, February 1843]

Description: Letter from Sam Houston to Hon. William Henry Daingerfield discussing an errand being run by Daingerfield to New Orleans to have money engraved for the Republic of Texas. The letter includes an amendment to prior instructions, and a request to bring the money engraving plates to Texas to prevent fraud.
Date: February 10, 1843
Creator: Houston, Sam, 1793-1863
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library