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[E-4 Streamliners in Chicago]

Description: The Chicago and North Western Railway's E-4 type streamliners, which headed the "Overland Limited" and "Challenger" trains between Chicago and the West Coast, stand in the Chicago Passenger Station.
Date: 1945~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[220 W. Reagan - Grant House]

Description: Photograph of the west side of the "Grant House," a two-story, Queen Anne-style house located at 220 W. Reagan (on the corner of W. Reagan and S. May streets) in Palestine, Texas.
Date: 1940~
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[410 Avenue A - Palestine Daily Herald Building]

Description: Copy negative of the Palestine Herald building on the 300 Block of Avenue A in Palestine, Texas. It is a one-story, red-brick building with white masonry accents; the word "Herald" is in white stone in the center, near the top.
Date: 1940~
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[922 N. Link - Joost Ozment House]

Description: Photograph of the front and north side of the "Joose-Ozment House," a white, two-story frame house located at 922 N. Link in Palestine, Texas, taken from the corner of Pine and Link streets. It has a balanced, orderly exterior with a classical façade, including round columns along the front porch and larger two-story columns on either side of the front door.
Date: 1940~
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[1108 N. Jackson - Rusk School]

Description: Photo of the Rusk School after renovations, but before the address was changed to 420 W. Palestine Avenue from 1108 N. Jackson.
Date: 1940~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

1941 General Highway Map of Bosque County, Texas

Description: Official 1941 general highway map of Bosque County, Texas showing major state and county roads, streams and rivers, towns, and other landmarks.
Date: 1941
Creator: Texas State Highway Department
Item Type: Map
Partner: Bosque County Historical Commission

[1946 Softball Championship Trophy]

Description: Photograph of two men holding the Dr. Pepper 1946 Championship Softball Team trophy. A list of team members is held by the man on the left. It reads, "Robert Steele, Herman Nies, Jr.,Wallace Pachar, Ezra Gordon, "Tubby" Johnson, Roy Mazzagate, Michael Blanda, J.P. Hilliard, Lawrence Parkhurst, Michael Romano, Bruce McCleland, J.S. Rougeau, Burton Simar, Woodell Grubbs, Girard Stansbury, Junious Barber, Johnie Archer - Bat Boy."
Date: 1946
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Advent of the Streamliners]

Description: This photograph portrays the dawn of a new era in railroading - advent of the streamliners in the late 1930s and early 1940s, plus modernization of the " Age of Steam" streamlining steam motive power. The splendor of Southern Pacific's "The Sunbeam" is shown. This train went into service between Dallas and Houston on September 15, 1937 - traversing the rail distance: 265 miles in 265 minutes. The consist of eight lightweight cars is headed by Engine No. 652, a Pacific type 4-6-2 streamlined steam locomotive with disc drivers, air horn and equipped with a Vanderbuilt tender (an oil burner).
Date: c. 1940
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Aerial Photo of Palestine]

Description: Aerial view of the city of Palestine looking toward the north; Magnolia and Sycamore streets are visible, running north-to-south and crossing Main Street near the center of the image.
Date: 1940~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission

[Aerial View of Orange, Texas]

Description: Aerial photograph of Orange Texas along the Sabine River. In the foreground is the railroad tracks and storage buildings, a ship is seen to the left. In the background is the Port of Orange. The building in the foreground is an older Port of Orange. Those buildings have been replaced with a newer Port of Orange. Levingston Shipyard would eventually build on the island in center left. Above the island is the town Orange, and in the background to the discerning eye is Consolidated Steel, or American Bridge division of US Steel and today Signal International.
Date: June 26, 1948
Creator: B.A. Lang
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Aerial View of Pinehurst Ranch]

Description: Aerial photograph of the Pinehurst Ranch in Orange, Texas. A long driveway leads up to the ranch. Many trees and buildings are in the photo.
Date: June 26, 1948
Creator: B.A. Lang
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Albuquerque Depot]

Description: Santa Fe's unique mission style depot at Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Date: 1947
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Alvorado Hotel in Albuquerque, New Mexico]

Description: Santa Fe's nationally known Alvarado Hotel adjoining the passenger station in Albuquerque, New Mexico, circa 1947. Lower left is the Fred Harvey news stand with Fred Harvey Indian Museum in left center portion of the rambling structure which is surmounted by Spanish style cupolas. The Alvorado was torn down in December of 1969.
Date: 1947
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

Ann Boyett

Description: Young woman seated on a sofa.
Date: January 1, 1943
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Ann Boyett

Description: Five young ladies seated on a sofa.
Date: October 1, 1943
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library