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[First Union Pacific passenger train leaves Ft. Collins]

Description: This photograph depicts one of the most eventful days in the history of Fort Collins, Colorado. The date is July 15, 1911 and the time is 7:20 am as the Union Pacific's first passenger train departs from the city. Observe the beautiful old-time steam locomotive, an American, type 4-4-0 locomotive, heading a consist of handcrafted wooden cars, having underbody truss rods and open platforms.
Date: July 15, 1911
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

Lamar Bridge Dedication - Its Initial Opening

Description: Photograph of the groundbreaking ceremony for the Lamar Street Bridge? [Photo is misidentified as opening ceremony of bridge. Date is July 15, 1942, which is date of opening of bridge, but people are wearing overcoats and holding shovels.] Man holding shovel furthest to the right is Mayor Tom Miller.
Date: July 15, 1942
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library