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["Louisiana Limited" leaving Fort Worth]

Description: Texas and Pacific's "Louisiana Limited" train No. 2-22, eastbound, headed by Engine No. 702, a Pacific type 4-6-2 locomotive, leaving Fort Worth on a summer afternoon at sundown.
Date: 1950
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["Sam Houston Zephyr" arriving in Fort Worth]

Description: Fort Worth and Denver Railway's "Sam Houston Zephyr" train No. 4, northbound, arriving in the Texas and Pacific's depot in Fort Worth on the afternoon of January 30, 1955.
Date: January 30, 1955
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["The Texas Eagle" leaving Fort Worth]

Description: Texas and Pacific's "The Texas Eagle" train No. 1, westbound, headed by diesel locomotive No. 2015, leaving Fort Worth enroute to El Paso on June 28, 1953.
Date: June 28, 1953
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["Texas Zephyr" in Fort Worth]

Description: Fort Worth and Denver (Burlington) Railway's " Texas Zephyr, train No. 2, northbound, headed by diesel locomotive No. 9990, at Fort Worth, Texas.
Date: 1950
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["Texas Zephyr" leaving Fort Worth]

Description: Fort Worth and Denver (Burlington) "Texas Zephyr" train No. 1, headed by Engine no. 556, a Pacific type 4-6-2 locomotive, separating from Fort Worth enroute to Dallas on June 28, 1953.
Date: June 28, 1953
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

City Hall, Fort Worth, Texas

Description: Color postcard picturing City Hall in Fort Worth, Texas. It is a large stone building with a red roof. Horses and carriages stand in the driveway of the building. Correspondence on the back reads, "My Dear baby dady Received [ ] papers and a letter this morning and will wright a letter tomorrow your Dady." It is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, 417 High St., Okla City. It is postmarked Decatur, tex on Jan 26, 1909.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

City Park, Ft. Worth, Texas

Description: Color postcard depicting the City Park in Ft. Worth, Texas. Flower beds are created in shapes such as stars and horse shoes. handwritten on the front of the card is,"Beats Delmar doesn't it?" Correspondence on the back reads, " Hello Bro. Your card received. was glad to hear from you and especially so when you said you had been out with the girls. Presume you and Kitty have buried the hatchet and are still lovers in the same old way. Be a good boy and let me hear from you. Your sis". It is addressed to Mr. Will Miatt, Oklahoma City, Okla. c/o S. Cotton Oil Mill. It is postmarked Fort Worth, Tex. Aug 29, 1908.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

First Methodist Church, South Fort Worth, Texas

Description: Color postcard picturing the "First Methodist Church of South Fort Worth, Texas, Finest Church in Southwest. Cost $125,000." It is a large brick building. A horse and carriage stands on the street next to it. Correspondence on the back reads, " helo Baby if you was here the old wind would blow you a way and then dady woudn have any baby Dady." It is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, 417 High St. Okla City. It is postmarked Decatur, Texas, Jan 1909.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Four men and a woman

Description: Four men and a woman standing together in formal attire in an unidentified room. The four men are all wearing matching suits.
Date: 1953
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Rose Marine Theatre

Henderson Street, Fort Worth, Texas

Description: Color postcard picturing Henderson Street in Fort Worth, Texas. The street is lined with trees. On the back the correspondence reads, "helo baby are you Glad that dady is all most Ready to come back home and have some tea party with you dad will be home Satday or Sunday. be good Baby Your Dady." It is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, Okla City, 417 High St.,Okla. It is postmarked Decatur, Tex on Feb 3, 1909.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Soldiers putting up tents Ft. Worth 1941

Description: Photograph of several soldiers in uniform setting up tents in Ft. Worth, Texas on November 11, 1941 for an Armistice Day Parade. One soldier is identified as Driffle, K.I.A. The soldiers are members of the 36th Infantry Division.
Date: November 11, 1941
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Sulphur Springs Public Library

Soldiers working outside tent Ft. Worth 1941

Description: Photograph of several unidentified soldiers in uniform standing around several military tents. The soldiers are preparing for the Armistice Day Parade in Fort Worth on November 11, 1941. The soldiers are members of the 36th Infantry Division.
Date: November 11, 1941
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Sulphur Springs Public Library

Tarrant County Court House, Fort Worth, Texas

Description: Color postcard with a picture of the Tarrant County Court House in Fort Worth, Texas. The red granite building is in a Renaissance Revival style. The card is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, Okla City.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

["The Texas Eagle" in Arlington, Texas]

Description: Texas and Pacific's " The Texas Eagle", train No. 2, eastbound, a modern streamliner powered by diesel electric locomotives with a consist of fifteen cars, rolls over the high-iron near Arlington, Texas, enroute from Fort Worth to Dallas and St. Louis.
Date: c. 1955
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad