Rescuing Texas History, 2007 - 154 Matching Results

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[Burning of the Railroad YMCA]

Description: Burning of the Railroad YMCA. The Railroad YMCA opened in April of 1903 and continued as the YMCA until the building burned in the mid 1950's. The building faced South Magnolia and was on the lot in front of the present Railroad General Office Building.
Date: 1955~
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[The "Powatan Arrow" passing the "Jawn Henry"]

Description: Norfolk and Western Railway's the "Powhatan Arrow" headed by streamlined engine No. 605, a Class J Northern type 4-8-4 locomotive, passing engine No. 2300, the "Jawn Henry." The Jawn Henry was a one-of-a-kind experimental coal turbine electric that had a water tube boiler. It was rated at 4500 horsepower at 8000 rpm. It was built by Baldwin Locomotive Works in May 1954 and left the N&W roster on January 4, 1958.
Date: 1955~
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["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: 1955~
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Tugboat]

Description: Photograph of the tugboat named "Captain Chris Harms" or Harm's Marine Service, Orange, Texas. The print has some painting and cropping instructions on it.
Date: 1955~
Creator: Pridgen's Studio
Partner: Heritage House Museum