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[Empty Ore Car in Mexico]

Description: Porter Locomotive No. 4, type 0-6-4T heads an empty ore train, enroute from the smelter in Chihuahua City to the mines at Santa Eulalia, Mexico on the 30-inch gauge El Potosi Industrial and Chihuahua Railroad in June 1922. On the mountain side in the background are steel towers supporting an aerial tramway, which had recently been completed for transporting ore from the mine to a reduction mill.
Date: June 1922
Creator: Blanton, Bert C.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Sanger High School Class of 1928-29]

Description: Graduating class standing on the steps of school in cap and gown. It is known that Esta Lou McReynolds, Ida Pearl Nance, and J. B. Harper are included in this group.
Date: 1923
Creator: Border Fox Tone Picture
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Sanger Public Library

Sanger Fire Department (Part 2 of 2)

Description: Firemen and their fire trucks, March 19, 1927. Sanger Fire Department members from left to right: Otis Jones, Chief Bud Gentle (standing), A. G. Nance, Joe Hughes, Alton Gentle, S. C. Moore, L. B. Daniels, D. C. Gheens, G. W. Sullivan, Troy Stinson, Elmer Hulse, Jack McReynolds, Jno Richardson. Members not in the picture Butler Boydstun, Chester Ausband, Jeff Cornett and Jim Kline. Taken on the square in Sanger, looking north.
Date: March 19, 1927
Creator: Chas. E Carruth
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Sanger Public Library

Sanger Fire Department (Part 1 of 2)

Description: Firemen and their trucks, March 19, 1927. Listed on second photograph , from left to right, George A. Sullivan, Chas Milligan, W. D. Lewis, Glen Rieger, A. H. Haynie, A. L. Gentle, W. B. Chambers, Jno McClendon, R.E. Gentle, H. W. Ezell, Jno Hughes, Otis Jones and Chief Bud Gentle. Members not in the picture: Butler Boydstun, Chester Ausband, Jeff Cornett, and Jim Kline. The top of the Sanger School is seen in the background.
Date: March 19, 1927
Creator: Chas. E. Carruth
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Sanger Public Library

[Sanger Sewer System Map]

Description: This is a 1942 copy of a 1923 sewer map of Sanger, Texas. The map indicates the location of dwellings, churches, mercantiles, industrial areas, and the Santa Fe depot. The diagram documents the location of 33,067 linear feet of sewer lines, 36 manholes, and 33 cleanouts.
Date: May 25, 1923
Creator: Dalton, E.L.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Sanger Public Library

[Mail-Express train in Pennsylvania]

Description: One of the Pennsylvania Railroad's Mail-Express trains, headed by a K4s locomotive with a standard coach on the rear-end, rolls through the Pennsylvania countryside on a cold, dismal day in January 1923.
Date: January 1923
Creator: Newman-Schmidt
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Men and a Dog by an Oil Derrick]

Description: Photograph of twelve men and a dog at the base of an oil derrick in Orangefield, Texas around 1920. The man 2nd from the left is Tom Toal, Sr., 7th from left is Oscar Winfree, 8th from left is Charlie Schriebner, 11th from left is Dave Craft. They worked for the Toal Independent Oil Company.
Date: 1920~
Creator: Ward Jaycox
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[422 S. Magnolia - First United Methodist Church - Palestine]

Description: Copy negative of the front and south side of the First United Methodist Church, located at 422 S. Magnolia in Palestine, Texas, taken from the corner of Magnolia and Reagan streets. The two-story church is made of brick with stone accents and has Gothic Revival-style architecture, including pointed, arched openings and corner towers; the tower on the southwest corner is taller than the rest of the building. Many of the windows are open.
Date: 1920~
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[1920s road conditions]

Description: Photograph of a stalled car in the 1920's There are wagon wheels placed next to a barn on the right.
Date: 1920~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Anchor from the Steamboat Ruthven]

Description: Photograph of an anchor from the steamboat Ruthven after she sank, exhibited on the lawn of the Young Men's Business League (later the Chamber of Commerce) in Palestine, Texas. Storefronts are visible lining the opposite side of a street in the background and a horse-drawn carriage is stopped in the street behind the anchor.
Date: 1920~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission

["Los Angeles Limited" In Echo Canyon]

Description: Union Pacific's "Los Angeles Limited" headed by a mountain type 4-8-2 locomotive - Engine No. 7020 with Vanderbuilt tender and a consist of nine cars stands on the siding in Echo Canyon, Utah. "Pusher" locomotive in the rear.
Date: c. 1928
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["Argonaut" passenger trains in West Texas]

Description: Long ago in the age of steam, the Southern Pacific's "Argonaut" passenger trains, numbers 104 and 103, east and westbound, respectively, meet in the early morning hours at mile post 450 between Langtry and Pumpville in far west Texas.
Date: c. 1929
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Atlantic Roustabouts]

Description: Photograph of four men standing by an oil derrick with a large crank behind them. Written on the photo is, "Atlantic Roustabouts, H.B. Phillips, Foreman, Orangefield, Texas"
Date: 1920~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Ben Hassell with friends]

Description: Photo of Ben Hassell with friends standing in front of an unidentified house in Anderson County.
Date: c. 1920
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission