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["The Black Gold" arriving in Dallas]

Description: Frisco's "The Black Gold" train No. 517, southbound, headed by Engine No. 1039, a Pacific type 4-6-2 locomotive, arriving in Dallas from Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Date: 1950
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["The Bluebonnet" departs from Dallas]

Description: It's a typical summer day in Texas and the year is 1950. The Katy's "The Bluebonnet" train No. 7 southbound, headed by a beautiful Pacific type 4-6-2 locomotive, with a consist of eight standard heavyweight passenger cars - departs from Dallas on its lengthy run to San Antonio.
Date: 1950
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["The Bluebonnet" in Dallas]

Description: Missouri - Kansas - Texas Railroad's train No. 7, "The Bluebonnet", headed by Engine No. 392, a type 4-6-2 locomotive in Dallas in 1950.
Date: 1950
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Cotton Belt train in Dallas]

Description: Lonestar Southwesten Railway train No. 1, a Cotton Belt train headed by Engine No. 679, a type 4-8-2 locomotive arriving in Dallas.
Date: 1948
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Cotton Belt train in Dallas]

Description: St. Louis and Southwestern Railway's Cotton Belt train No. 1, headed by Engine No. 678, a type 4-8-2 locomotive, rolls through Dallas.
Date: 1950
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Dallas Passenger Depot]

Description: The Texas and Pacific Railway's Dallas passenger depot located on the south side of Pacific Avenue t the intersection of Lamar Street. This depot was in service until the Dallas Union Terminal was opened in the autumn of 1916.
Date: unknown
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

Dan F. Sullivan

Description: This is a convex oval portrait. It is a head and shoulders image of Dan Sullivan. It has been hand-tinted. Custom metal frame.
Date: unknown
Partner: Dallas Heritage Village

[Frank Mitchell Gray]

Description: This is a charcoal enhanced portrait of a gentleman. Mr. Gray has dark hair and a prominent mustache. He is wearing a dark jacket and vest with a white shirt and a square bow tie.
Date: unknown
Partner: Dallas Heritage Village

["Hustler" departing from Dallas]

Description: Southern Pacific's "Hustler" train No. 16, southbound, headed by diesel locomotive No. 206, departing from Dallas enroute to Houston on October 7, 1952.
Date: October 7, 1952
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[The "Hustler" entering Dallas]

Description: Southern Pacific's the "Hustler" train No. 15 northbound, headed by Engine No.650, a streamlined type 4-6-2 locomotive, entering Dallas Union Station on its run from Houston. The train is passing under the electric street railway viaduct (destroyed in the late 1950s) which spanned the railroad tracks and crossed over the Trinity River. Electric street cars to and from Oak Cliff and Interurban cars of the Northern Texas Traction Company and Texas Electric Railway used this double track facility.
Date: c. 1951
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["The Kansas Cityan" heads into Dallas]

Description: Santa Fe's train No. 111, eastbound, enroute from Fort Worth over Texas and Pacific rails crosses the Trinity River bridge. This train, headed by Engine No. 1388, a Pacific type 4-6-2 locomotive, is bringing "The Kansas Cityan" into Dallas.
Date: 1948
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["The Katy Flyer" near Garland, Texas]

Description: Missouri - Kansas - Texas Railroad's train No. 6, "The Katy Flyer" headed by Engine No. 391, a type 4-6-2 locomotive near Garland, Texas.
Date: 1950
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["The Lone Star Limited" at the Dallas Union Terminal]

Description: The St. Louis Southwestern (Cotton Belt) Railway's "Lone Star Limited" train No. 11, westbound, headed by Engine No 677, a Mountain type 4-8-2 locomotive, at the Dallas Union Terminal Station. It has completed the run from Memphis, Tennessee. This was one of the finest passenger trains operating in the Southwest. t
Date: June 1951
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Lounge car on "The Bluebonnet" ]

Description: Interior view of the Parlor Lounge Car in the consist of the Katy's "The Bluebonnet" train No. 7 southbound enroute from Dallas to San Antonio, Texas. This beautiful parlor lounge was a standard heavyweight car.
Date: 1943
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Missouri - Kansas - Texas train near Dallas]

Description: Missouri - Kansas - Texas Railroad train No. 7 headed by Engine No. 381, a type 4-6-2 locomotive, near Dallas in 1948.
Date: 1948
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["Morning Star" a Cotton Belt train in Dallas]

Description: St. Louis Southwestern Railway's train No. 6, the "Morning Star", headed by Engine No. 676, a Cotton Belt type 4-8-2 locomotive rolling through Dallas.
Date: 1950
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["Morning Star" departing Dallas]

Description: Cotton Belt's "Morning Star" train No. 6, eastbound, headed by Engine No. 677, a Mountain type 4-8-2 locomotive, departing from Dallas enroute to Memphis, Tennessee.
Date: 1948
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Mr. W.S. Carr]

Description: This is an image of a gentleman with a full mustache. The photograph is a head and shoulders view. He is wearing a dark suit with a white shirt and tie. He has a white star on the vest beneath his jacket.
Date: unknown
Partner: Dallas Heritage Village

[Mrs. W.S. Carr]

Description: This is a head and shoulders image of Mrs. W.S. Carr as a young woman. She wears her hair up. She is wearing a high-necked blouse with a lace collar.
Date: unknown
Partner: Dallas Heritage Village

["The Owl" entering Dallas at sunrise]

Description: Southern Pacific's "The Owl" train No. 17, northbound, headed by diesel locomotive No 203, crossing the Trinity River bridge enroute into Dallas at sunrise on the morning of June 22, 1952.
Date: June 22, 1952
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Portrait of an African American Woman]

Description: This is a head & shoulders charcoal portrait of an African American woman. She is heavy-set and wears her hair parted down the middle and pulled back.
Date: unknown
Partner: Dallas Heritage Village

["Sam Houston Zephyr" leaving Dallas]

Description: Fort Worth and Denver's "Sam Houston Zephyr" train No. 4, northbound from Houston, leaves the Dallas Union Terminal Station enroute to Fort Worth.
Date: 1950
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad