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Boy Scout Campaign Headquarters

Description: Photograph of three men and a woman standing outside the Boy Scout Campaign Headquarters.
Date: November 9, 1951
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Dining Car on the "Twin Star Rocket"]

Description: Lunch is now being served aboard the Rock Island's "Twin Star Rocket" train No. 17, southbound, enroute from Minneapolis to Houston in 1951.
Date: 1951
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

Farmers with sheep

Description: Three men, one woman, one child with sheep, cows
Date: March 8, 1951
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

["The Flying Crow" arriving in Texarkana, Texas]

Description: Kansas City Southern's "The Flying Crow" train No. 15, southbound, headed by diesel locomotive No. 34, arriving in Texarkana, on the Texas -Arkansas border.
Date: 1951
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

Fox hunt

Description: 2 men sitting
Date: September 29, 1951
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Fox hunt

Description: Photograph of four men and a young boy standing in a group outdoors.
Date: September 29, 1951
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Gen. Douglas MacArthur visit to state capitol

Description: Photograph of a street with several motorcycles as part of a parade for General Douglas MacArthur's visit to Austin. There are cars parked on either side of the street and a large group of people visible at the far end of the street.
Date: June 13, 1951
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

["The Grand Canyon" in Cajon Pass]

Description: Photograph taken in the summer of 1951. "The Grand Canyon" Santa Fe No. #3775, a 3765 Class Northern, is eastbound roaring through Cajon Pass while a freight train waits on the side. The cantilever signal was very common when the photo was taken, but now have been mostly replaced.
Date: 1951
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["The Grand Canyon" rolls through Cajon Pass]

Description: Photograph of Santa Fe's "The Grand Canyon" train No. 24, eastbound, headed by Engine No. 3775, a Northern type 4-8-4 locomotive, rolls through Cajon Pass, California, as a freight train waits on the siding.
Date: 1951
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 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.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad