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["The Ann Rutledge" in Springfield, Illinois]

Description: Gulf, Mobile and Ohio's "The Ann Rutledge" train No. 19 southbound, departing from Springfield, Illinois in 1957. Notice the State Capitol building behind the train.
Date: 1957
Creator: Peters, Walt
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 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

[Blizzard in the Chicago Station]

Description: One of the most unique of all railroad photographs: It is a January night in 1958 and a blizzard-snowstorm rages in the "Windy City". This scene is in the yards - the Chicago and North Western Railway's Chicago passenger station is visible in the background. Observe the gas jets which are keeping switches from being frozen.
Date: January 1958
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["Blue Bird" near St. Louis, Missouri]

Description: Wabash Railroad's famous streamliner "Blue Bird" train No. 24 northbound, powered by diesel locomotive No. 1002 with domes on Pullman cars and coaches. glides through beautiful Forest Park, St. Louis, enroute to Chicago.
Date: 1958~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["The Bluebonnet" departing from Austin]

Description: Katy's "The Bluebonnet" train no. 7, southbound, powered by Diesel Units, has departed from Texas' capital city, Austin, and approaches the bridge spanning the Colorado River on November 11, 1954.
Date: September 11, 1954
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

["El Capitan" climbs towards Raton Pass]

Description: Climbing towards the crest of Raton Pass, Santa Fe's "El Capitan", a high-level consist, affords passengers an opportunity to enjoy the mountain scenery of southern Colorado near the famous Wootton Ranch.
Date: 1959~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["The Capitol Limited"]

Description: Baltimore and Ohio's "The Capitol Limited" train No. 6, eastbound rolls through Halithorpe, Maryland enroute to Washington D.C. circa 1959.
Date: 1959~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["The Capitol Limited" in Potomac River valley]

Description: "The Capitol Limited" one of Baltimore and Ohio Railroad's classic trains in the Potomac River valley. This train provided excellent facilities and cuisine between Chicago and Washington D.C.
Date: 1952~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[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: 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

["The Cyrus K. Holliday" near Dodge City, Kansas]

Description: The Cyrus K. Holliday, built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works in 1880, is shown under steam for a special event on the Larned Branch of the Santa Fe Railway near Dodge City, Kansas, 1958.
Date: 1958
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Depot at south rim of the Grand Canyon]

Description: Typical of early structures in the West is the Santa Fe's Depot located at the terminus of the branch line at the south rim of the Grand Canyon.
Date: 1950~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Dining car on Santa Fe's "Texas Chief"]

Description: Dinner being served in the dining car of the Santa Fe's "Texas Chief" train No. 15, southbound, enroute from Chicago to Dallas, Ft. Worth, and Houston.
Date: 1956~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[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

["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

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

[GG1 Electric Locomotive]

Description: Pensy's famous GG1 electric locomotive, number 4868, heads passenger train on the electrified division, circa 1959. This type of locomotive has a capability of pulling a consist of 17 to 22 streamlined cars at speeds up to 90 miles per hour.
Date: 1959~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad