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[The Adolphus Hotel, Dallas]

Description: Color postcard with an image of the Adolphus Hotel in Dallas. The correspondence reads, "My Sweet Baby- Mother sure did miss you last night- but I know you were all right with Auntie and Uncle. be good and keep well. We are in Dallas now will will be on our way in a little while to go to Marlin and I will either write you from Waco or when we get to Marlin- it's awful cold here this morning - Love to you all three. Loving Y- Mud." The postcard is addressed to Miss Rosa S. Dill, c/o "Moter Inn", R,D. Stean Co, Paris, Texas. It is postmarked Dallas, Texas on Feb 20, 1918.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

["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.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["The Black Gold" arriving in Dallas]

Description: Frisco's "The Black Gold" train No. 517, southbound, headed by Diesel locomotive No. 2062, arriving at Dallas Junction, which is the wye near Irving, Texas, on June 18, 1953.
Date: June 18, 1953
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["The Bluebonnet" in Dallas]

Description: Back-to-back Alco model PA 2000HP diesels power the all heavyweight southbound Missouri-Kansas-Texas "Bluebonnet" from Dallas toward San Antonio past Tower 19 on June 14,1952.
Date: June 14, 1952
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Item Type: Photograph
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.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

Buddy and Katie Sinclair Dallas, TX, T Patch Memorial

Description: Photograph of L. M. "Buddy" and Katie Sinclair standing beside the memorial that they dedicated in honor of the "Texas" 36th Infantry Division. The soldiers in the division were the first American troops to invade Hitler's Europe at Salerno Beach, Italy on September 9, 1943. The monument also contains a brief summary of the division's actions during World War II and contains a list of the awards and citations the division received.
Date: 1996-09-07~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Sulphur Springs Public Library

[Citizens Association of Dallas Photograph]

Description: This is a photograph of 21 men. They are posed in three rows, two standing, one sitting. They are identified beneath the photo as the Citizens Association of Dallas. The officers and the Executive Committee are listed. The top left corner has a note indicating that this was given to Commission Don F. Sullivan from Henry D. Lindsley.
Date: May 21, 1902
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Heritage Village

[Cotton Belt train at Dallas Union Terminal]

Description: St. Louis - Southwestern (cotton Belt) Railroad train No. 2, headed by Engine No. 308, a 1600 H.P. Alco - GE diesel electric locomotive, at Dallas Union terminal on June 1, 1952.
Date: June 1, 1952
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Cotton Belt train at University Park, Texas Depot]

Description: St. Louis - Southwesten (Cotton Belt) Railroad train No. 2 headed by Engine No. 308, a 1600 H.P. Alco - GE diesel-electric locomotive, at University Park Depot in Dallas, Texas on June 1, 1952.
Date: June 1, 1952
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Item Type: Photograph
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.
Item Type: Photograph
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.
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Heritage Village

["The Flying Scotsman" leaving Dallas]

Description: The famed English locomotive, London and North Eastern Railway's No 4472, "The Flying Scotsman" with its nine car consist leaving Dallas early on the morning of June 20, 1970. A southbound KATY freight train waits on the siding.
Date: June 20, 1970
Creator: Mizell, Charles M.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Heritage Village

George M. Dallas

Description: This is a color lithograph of the 11th Vice President of the United States, George Mifflin Dallas. He is wearing a black coat. There are blue draperies in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Heritage Village

Group of school boys standing in the corner of a classroom

Description: A group of school boys in uniforms stand together in the corner of a room in front of a Christmas tree next to a chalk board. The location is Cistercian Preparatory School in Irving. Back row: Pat Simmons; Richard Fortson; Mark Grarson; Steven Collins; George Akin; Peter Cunningham; Front Row: Ray Delphenis; David Monnick; Chuck Walker
Date: 1968
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Charles R. Delphenis

[Highland Park, Texas Depot]

Description: The new Highland Park, Texas Depot of the Missouri - Kansas - Texas Railroad (KATY) which opened on July 1, 1922 and closed on July 1, 1965.
Date: July 1922
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["The Hustler" departing from Dallas]

Description: Southern Pacific's " The Hustler" train No. 16, southbound, headed by Engine No. 629, a Pacific type 4-6-2 locomotive, departing from Dallas enroute to Houston.
Date: 1950
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["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.
Item Type: Photograph
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: 1951~
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Item Type: Photograph
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.
Item Type: Photograph
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.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad