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[Chicago "Pay-Car"]

Description: This photograph portrays an unusual rail consist: Chicago and Western Indiana Railroad's Engine No. 202, a 2-6-2 type heading the "pay-car" in Chicago. In this era the railroad's tracks were being elevated throughout the metropolitan area.
Date: 1915~
Creator: Hastman, Lee
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Fifth and Main]

Description: Photograph of Fifth and Main Streets in Orange, Texas, looking south. First National Bank is to the right and the Wells Fargo Office is to the left. Horse-drawn carriages are in the street.
Date: 1915~
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[First Christian Church Dedication]

Description: Photograph of the new church building dedication for the First Christian Church. The Reverend Claude F. Pierce (dressed in white shirt and pants with dark jacket in front with his hands on his hips) was the minister here 1911-1915.
Date: July 1915
Partner: First Christian Church of Port Arthur

["New Orleans Limited" rolling through Alabama]

Description: One Southern Belle - Louisville and Nashville Railroad's "New Orleans Limited" train No.1, southbound, rolls through southern Alabama enroute to New Orleans from Montgomery in the spring of 1915. This de luxe steam powered train with a consist of ten cars of standard heavyweight equipment is headed by Engine No. 197, a K-3 class Pacific, type 4-6-2 locomotive. This engine was built in the year 1912 at the Louisville and Nashville's South Louisville Shops.
Date: 1915
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Volunteer Firemen 1915]

Description: Photograph of volunteer firemen standing in front of the Childress fire station. Some of the men are wearing fireman hats and they are all dressed in suites or in collared shirts with ties. Two horse-drawn wagons are standing behind the line of volunteers. There is a water tower in the background and buildings on both sides of the fire station.
Date: 1915
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum