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[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

["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

[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" 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

[Southern Pacific locomotive arriving in Dallas]

Description: Locomotive No. 620 one of the P-6 class "protection" engines kept under steam at Ennis, substitutes for one of the three streamlined P-14 engines (650, 651,or 652) normally assigned to bring The Hustler, Train No. 15 into Dallas in 1949. The Southern Pacific was in direct competition with the FW&D in Texas at the time and the Dallas/Houston route's schedule had to be protected against engine failures. One engine was kept with steam up at Ennis and another at Hearne for just such emergencies.
Date: 1949
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Southern Pacific train arriving in Dallas]

Description: With the Sears building in the background and the Union Terminal Company's coach yard on its left The Hustler Train No. 15 rolls into Dallas in the early afternoon in 1949 behind one of Southern Pacific's handsome P-14 steam locomotives.
Date: 1949
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Southern Pacific train departing from Dallas]

Description: Southern Pacific, Engine No. 650, a type 4-6-2 locomotive, heading Train No. 16 departing from Dallas in 1948.
Date: 1948
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Southern Pacific train in Dallas]

Description: Southern Pacific's train No. 15 headed by Engine No. 651, a type 4-6-2 in Dallas, Texas.
Date: 1948
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["The Southerner" crossing the Trinity River in Texas]

Description: One of the Texas and Pacific Railway's finest long-distance passenger consists, " The Southerner" train No. 8 eastbound, headed by Engine No. 908, a 900 class Mountain, type 4-8-2 locomotive, crossing the Trinity River Bridge, enroute from Fort Worth into Dallas.
Date: c. 1948
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["Sunbeam" locomotive in Dallas Union Terminal]

Description: One of only three streamlined steam locomotives in regular service between Dallas and Houston Texas, the Southern Pacific No. 650, a class P-14 4-6-2 is being readied for its afternoon mile-a minute dash to Houston on the railroad's crack Sunbeam passenger run. Seen here at Dallas in 1948 after 11 years of service.
Date: 1948
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["The Sunshine Special" crossing the Trinity River Bridge]

Description: Texas & Pacific's eastbound premier train The Sunshine Special rolls across the Trinity River near Dallas shortly before entering Union Terminal trackage with mostly headend cars double-headed with 4-6-2 No. 713 on the point in 1948.
Date: 1948
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["The Texan" entering Dallas]

Description: Breathing just a wisp of smoke, the Texas and Pacific's "The Texan" train No. 15 westbound, headed by Engine No. 715, a type 4-6-2 locomotive, pulls into the Dallas Union Terminal Station in 1948.
Date: 1948
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Texas and Pacfic train arriving in Dallas]

Description: Texas and Pacific Railway's train No. 15, headed by Engine No. 715, a type 4-6-2 locomotive, arriving in Dallas in 1948.
Date: 1948
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[The "Texas Rocket" arriving in Dallas]

Description: Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad's train No. 628, the "Texas Rocket" headed by a 2000 HP electro-motive diesel engine arriving in Dallas in 1949.
Date: 1949
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["Texas Special" arriving at Highland Park Station]

Description: Missouri - Kansas - Texas (KATY) Railroad's "Texas Special" train No. 2, northbound, headed by Engine No. 388, a Pacific type 4-6-2 locomotive, arriving at Highland Park station, enroute from the Dallas Union Station to St. Louis.
Date: December 1940
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["The Texas Special" arriving in Dallas]

Description: Missouri - Kansas - Texas Railroad's "The Texas Special" train No. 1 - Engine No. 390 - type 4-6-2 locomotive arriving in Dallas just prior to dieselization in 1948.
Date: 1948
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["The Texas Special" enroute to San Antonio]

Description: Missouri - Kansas - Texas Railroad's train No. 1 "The Texas Special" southbound enroute to San Antonio in 1949.
Date: 1949
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["The Texas Special" entering Dallas]

Description: First run of the "Texas Special" Engine No. 101 enroute from San Antonio to St. Louis on April 21, 1948 as it enters Dallas at 2:00 pm.
Date: April 21, 1948
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["Texas Special" leaving Dallas]

Description: Rolling northward from the Dallas Union Station, the Katy's "Texas Special" train No. 2, headed by Engine No. 377, a Pacific type 4-6-2 locomotive, picks up speed enroute to St. Louis.
Date: January 1946
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["Texas Zephyr" leaving Dallas]

Description: Fort Worth and Denver (Burlington) Railway's "Texas Zephyr" train No. 2 northbound, headed by Engine No. 551, a Pacific type 4-6-2 locomotive, departing from Dallas enroute on its legendary journey via Fort Worth to Wichita Falls, Amarillo, Trinidad, Pueblo, Colorado Springs, and Denver. Spanning a period of more than sixty years, dating from the "Gay Nineties", this was the most popular rail route connecting Colorado and Texas points.
Date: c. 1948
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Yard at Dallas Union Station]

Description: Observe this scene of activity in the Dallas Union Station's yards - the "Sam Houston Zephyr" has just entered the terminal, closely followed by the "Hustler" while the "Texas Zephyr" waits for its scheduled departure.
Date: c. 1949
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad