Rescuing Texas History, 2007 - 15 Matching Results

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Birthday Party for Mrs R V Ferguson

Description: Large group of people atteding a birtday party honoring Mrs R V Ferguson, given by John Sleeper at the Boating and Fishing Club in Waco on December 15, 1938. They are dressed formally, some are seated in chairs in front row and some are standing in back. Those attending: Mrs Allen D Sanford, Mr John Sleeper, Mrs R V Ferguson, Mr Allen D Sanford, Miss Minnie Killough, Judge P S Hale, Mrs R L Baldridge, Mr H J Cureton, Mrs A J Hall, Mr Tom M Sleeper, Mrs Jennie Crow, Judge W M Sleeper, Mrs P S Hale, Mr R L Baldridge, Mrs W M Sleeper, Mr R V Ferguson, Mrs John Sleeper, Dr A J Hall, Mrs Ida E Lumpkin, Mr R M Killough, Mrs Tom M Sleeper, Mr Frank Woodruff, Miss Mary Pearl Hale, Mrs Hattie Bush, Mrs Craig Logan, Miss Marjorie Hale, Mr Craig Logan, Mrs H J Cureton, Miss Susie Sleeper
Date: 1938
Partner: Bosque County Historical Commission

Dr. Phillip's Residence

Description: Photograph of Dr. Phillip's residence. The residence is a two-story Victorian style home. There is a porch with a stoop and a balcony. Surrounding the house is mowed lawn and trees.
Date: September 25, 1938
Partner: Heritage House Museum

["The Montrealer" near Montreal]

Description: Photograph of one of America's most unique passenger trains. Depicted in this photograph is the "Montrealer" train No. 21, northbound, on the last portion of its journey near Montreal, Canada. The famous old name train - headed by a C,ational's Engine No. 231 - a Pacific type 4-6-2 locomotive with a consist of five standard heavyweight cats - was om service for a number of decades. "The Montrealer" was a Pennsylvania train from Washington D.C. to New York; a New Haven train from New York to Springfield; a Boston train from Springfield to White River Junction; and a Canadian National train from White River Junction to Montreal. The rail distance was 669.7 miles. Over a span of years "The Montrealer" departed from Washington at 4:00 pm and arrived in Montreal at 8:55 am. This schedule was equivalent to an average running time of about 40 miles per hour.
Date: January 1938
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["North Coast Limited" in Livingston, Montana]

Description: Northern Pacific Railway's "North Coast Limited" headed by Engine No. 2608, class A, Northern, type 4-8-4 locomotive, makes a station stop at Livingston, Montana. This was a Northern Pacific train from Seattle to St. Paul and a Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy train from St. Paul to Chicago.
Date: 1938~
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Roundhouse at Gainesville, Texas]

Description: Santa Fe Railway's nine-stall roundhouse at Gainesville, Texas on February 27, 1938. Locomotives, laying over between freight runs, are two Consolidations, type 2-8-0, Nos. 1904 and 1910; one Mikado, type 2-8-2, No. 4051; and one yard switcher, type 0-8-0, No. 787.
Date: February 27, 1938
Creator: Mizell, Charles M.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Sanger High School]

Description: View looking north along Sixth Street to the front of Sanger High School. The building was built in 1917. Candid shot of students, teachers, bicycles, see-saws and one car.
Date: 1938~
Location Info:
Partner: Sanger Public Library

Train Snow Plow

Description: Several men shoveling snow away from buried train. There are people watching on the right side of the frame. Across the top is written, "Snow Plow at Darrouzett, April 9-1938."
Date: April 9, 1938
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

[The Train That Brought FDR to Childress, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a steam engine traveling across an open field. There are parked cars waiting along both sides of the train tracks and the drivers are waiting outside their cars. President Franklin D. Roosevelt is a passenger on the train according to the handwriting on the edge of the photograph.
Date: 1938
Creator: Stanford Studio
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum