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[Gainesville, Texas Depot]

Description: Although many years have elapsed, the Santa Fe's Gainesville, Texas passenger station built in 1901 still retains a well preserved appearance in June of 1953. In reality, it has changed very little from those early days in 1901.
Date: June 1953
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Roundhouse at Gainesville, Texas]

Description: Santa Fe Railway's nine-stall roundhouse at Gainesville, Texas on February 27, 1938. Locomotives, laying over between freight runs, are two Consolidations, type 2-8-0, Nos. 1904 and 1910; one Mikado, type 2-8-2, No. 4051; and one yard switcher, type 0-8-0, No. 787.
Date: February 27, 1938
Creator: Mizell, Charles M.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["Texas Chief" arriving at the Gainesville Depot]

Description: Santa Fe's "Texas Chief" train No. 15, southbound, arriving at the Gainesville depot at 11:50 am on February 12, 1954.
Date: February 12, 1954
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Train at Gainesville, Texas depot]

Description: Engine No. 306, an American type 4-4-0 locomotive, heads the Missouri - Kansas - Texas (KATY) Railroad's train No. 31 westbound, which is standing at Gainesville, Texas' depot enroute from Denison to Wichita Falls on June 23, 1940.
Date: June 23, 1940
Creator: Mizell, Charles M.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad