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["The Texas Eagle" entering Houston]

Description: Missouri Pacific's "Texas Eagle" train No. 1-21, arriving in the Houston Union Station on July 12, 1953.
Date: July 12, 1953
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["Valley Eagle" departing from Houston]

Description: Missouri Pacific's "Valley Eagle" train No. 11, southbound, headed by diesel locomotive No. 8005 , departing from the Houston Union Station, enroute to Brownsville, Texas on the morning of July 12, 1953.
Date: July 12, 1953
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["Sunbeam" departing from Houston]

Description: This scene depicts Southern Pacific's Grand Central Station in Houston as it appeared in the last days , the "end of the age of steam". The Southern Pacific's "Sunbeam" train No. 13 northbound headed by Engine No. 650 - a streamlined Pacific type 4-6-2 locomotive - departs from the terminal on its run to Dallas at 4:45 PM on August 9, 1953.
Date: August 9, 1953
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad