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[Locomotive rolls through Texas countyside]

Description: Missouri Pacific Railway's train No. 32 southbound, headed by Engine No. 1158, a Pacific type 4-6-2 locomotive, with a consist of seven standard heavyweight cars - rolls through the Texas' countryside, approaching the Lone Star State's capital city of Austin.
Date: c. 1949
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
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

["Texas Special" entering Austin]

Description: Katy's "Texas Special" train No.1, southbound, headed by Engine No. 389, a Pacific type 4-6-2 locomotive, entering the suburbs of Austin, Texas.
Date: 1949
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

Man next to street car

Description: Man standing next to street car in front of house. There is another street car in the background.
Date: April 10, 1940
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Austin Views/UT Tower

Description: Looking north at the University of Texas at Austin Tower under construction.
Date: January 1, 1937
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Street car

Description: Austin Street Railway Company street car.
Date: April 10, 1940
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Soldier standing with binoculars

Description: Soldier wearing a helmet and a pair of binoculars around his neck, commenting on a map on the desk.
Date: January 1, 1942
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Mrs. McNamara and children

Description: Mrs. McNamara sitting on couch with child
Date: December 3, 1943
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Judge Alexander of Supreme Court

Description: Judge Alexander of the Supreme Court of Texas seated at desk in office.
Date: January 28, 1941
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

New sheriff Rip Collins

Description: New sheriff Rip Collins sitting at desk
Date: January 1, 1941
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

O.S. Carpenter

Description: O.S. Carpenter in uniform standing at the steps of the Texas State Capitol building.
Date: January 4, 1941
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Mexican Housing Units

Description: Woman and girl seated on a bench, knitting
Date: July 10, 1941
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library