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["The Black Gold" arriving in Dallas]

Description: Frisco's "The Black Gold" train No. 517, southbound, headed by Engine No. 1039, a Pacific type 4-6-2 locomotive, arriving in Dallas from Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Date: 1950
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["The Bluebonnet" departs from Dallas]

Description: It's a typical summer day in Texas and the year is 1950. The Katy's "The Bluebonnet" train No. 7 southbound, headed by a beautiful Pacific type 4-6-2 locomotive, with a consist of eight standard heavyweight passenger cars - departs from Dallas on its lengthy run to San Antonio.
Date: 1950
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["The Bluebonnet" in Dallas]

Description: Missouri - Kansas - Texas Railroad's train No. 7, "The Bluebonnet", headed by Engine No. 392, a type 4-6-2 locomotive in Dallas in 1950.
Date: 1950
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Cotton Belt train in Dallas]

Description: St. Louis and Southwestern Railway's Cotton Belt train No. 1, headed by Engine No. 678, a type 4-8-2 locomotive, rolls through Dallas.
Date: 1950
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Depot at south rim of the Grand Canyon]

Description: Typical of early structures in the West is the Santa Fe's Depot located at the terminus of the branch line at the south rim of the Grand Canyon.
Date: 1950~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["The Hustler" departing from Dallas]

Description: Southern Pacific's " The Hustler" train No. 16, southbound, headed by Engine No. 629, a Pacific type 4-6-2 locomotive, departing from Dallas enroute to Houston.
Date: 1950
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["The Katy Flyer" near Garland, Texas]

Description: Missouri - Kansas - Texas Railroad's train No. 6, "The Katy Flyer" headed by Engine No. 391, a type 4-6-2 locomotive near Garland, Texas.
Date: 1950
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Locomotive departing from Tucson, Arizona]

Description: Photograph of "The Grand Canyon State" Southern Pacific's train No. 44 headed by a streamlined mighty Northern type 4-8-4 locomotive, Engine No. 4443 - departing from the Tucson, Arizona Station.
Date: 1950~
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["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

["Morning Star" a Cotton Belt train in Dallas]

Description: St. Louis Southwestern Railway's train No. 6, the "Morning Star", headed by Engine No. 676, a Cotton Belt type 4-8-2 locomotive rolling through Dallas.
Date: 1950
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["Sam Houston Zephyr" leaving Dallas]

Description: Fort Worth and Denver's "Sam Houston Zephyr" train No. 4, northbound from Houston, leaves the Dallas Union Terminal Station enroute to Fort Worth.
Date: 1950
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Southern Pacific engine at the Cadiz St. Roundhouse in Dallas]

Description: Observe this masterpiece of streamlined steam motive power - bearing the name "Sunbeam", Southern Pacific's Engine No. 652, a Pacific type 4-6-2 locomotive, on the turntable at the Cadiz Street Roundhouse in Dallas, Texas.
Date: 1950~
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["The Sunbeam" at Dallas]

Description: Southern Pacific's morning passenger train from Houston to Dallas is Train No. 15 The Hustler which uses the same cars as the afternoon Sunbeam. After its arrival in Dallas the entire train will be turned on "the wye" serviced, have a parlor car added to the consist and leave for Houston as Train No. 14 at five pm.
Date: 1950
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["The Sunbeam" at Dallas Union Terminal]

Description: Southern Pacific Railroad's "The Sunbeam" engine No. 650, a type 4-6-2 locomotive, at Dallas Union Terminal in 1950. Streamlined steam locomotive No.650 has been serviced and coupled to its train. When the number 13 is placed into its train indicator atop the boiler it will be ready to depart "On the Advertised" at 5:00PM as The Sunbeam.
Date: 1950
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Texas and Pacfic train in Dallas]

Description: Twin 2000HP E7s power Texas & Pacific's Train No.8 "The Southerner" past Union Terminal Company's coach yard in 1950 with South Tower and the powerhouse smokestack in the distance.
Date: 1950
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Texas and Pacific mail and passenger train arriving in Dallas]

Description: Texas & Pacific 4-8-2 No. 907 heads up a heavy mail and express train which originated in St.Louis and was brought to Texarkana by the Missouri Pacific. From there the T&P will take the train all the way to El Paso. Seen here approaching Dallas from the south in 1950.
Date: 1950
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad