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[Portrait of an African American Boy]

Description: This is a convex portrait of a young African American male. He is wearing a very large hat. The back of the image has a label that reads: "PASCO. Robert Pelan. Lot #7979. Grade - crayon. Face Artist 3. This portrait guaranteed by maker."
Date: 1890~
Creator: PASCO - Robert Pelan
Partner: Dallas Heritage Village

Buddy and Katie Sinclair Dallas, TX, T Patch Memorial

Description: Photograph of L. M. "Buddy" and Katie Sinclair standing beside the memorial that they dedicated in honor of the "Texas" 36th Infantry Division. The soldiers in the division were the first American troops to invade Hitler's Europe at Salerno Beach, Italy on September 9, 1943. The monument also contains a brief summary of the division's actions during World War II and contains a list of the awards and citations the division received.
Date: 1996-09-07~
Partner: Sulphur Springs Public Library

[The "Texas Rocket" arriving in Dallas]

Description: Photograph of the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad's "Texas Rocket" train arriving in Dallas in 1949. In addition to the engine, a number of cars are visible, on curved tracks.
Date: 1949
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Panoramic View of Dallas]

Description: This is a panoramic photograph of Dallas, Texas. The Windsor Hotel is visible.
Date: 1905~
Creator: Trost
Partner: Dallas Heritage Village

[Portrait of an African American Woman]

Description: This is a head & shoulders charcoal portrait of an African American woman. She is heavy-set and wears her hair parted down the middle and pulled back.
Date: unknown
Partner: Dallas Heritage Village

["Morning Star" departing Dallas]

Description: Cotton Belt's "Morning Star" train No. 6, eastbound, headed by Engine No. 677, a Mountain type 4-8-2 locomotive, departing from Dallas enroute to Memphis, Tennessee.
Date: 1948
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["The Owl" entering Dallas at sunrise]

Description: Southern Pacific's "The Owl" train No. 17, northbound, headed by diesel locomotive No 203, crossing the Trinity River bridge enroute into Dallas at sunrise on the morning of June 22, 1952.
Date: June 22, 1952
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["Sunbeam" train leaving Dallas]

Description: In an era of rapid transit in Texas the Southern Pacific's advertisements cited the "Sunbeam" trains - modern streamliners - as the apex in luxury and speed between Dallas and Houston - an elapsed time of four hours and twenty-five minutes. This view portrays the "Sunbeam" train No. 14 southbound headed by Engine No. 651 - a streamlined Pacific type 4-6-2 locomotive - rolling out of Dallas Union Station, enroute to Houston on the afternoon of October 5, 1952.
Date: October 5, 1952
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["The Texan" entering Dallas]

Description: Breathing just a wisp of smoke, the Texas and Pacific's "The Texan" train No. 15 westbound, headed by Engine No. 715, a type 4-6-2 locomotive, pulls into the Dallas Union Terminal Station in 1948.
Date: 1948
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["Texas Chief" leaving Dallas]

Description: The Dallas section of the "Texas Chief" train No. 116, northbound, departing from Dallas on the afternoon of January 8, 1956.
Date: January 8, 1956
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["Texas Special" arriving at Highland Park Station]

Description: Missouri - Kansas - Texas (KATY) Railroad's "Texas Special" train No. 2, northbound, headed by Engine No. 388, a Pacific type 4-6-2 locomotive, arriving at Highland Park station, enroute from the Dallas Union Station to St. Louis.
Date: December 1940
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["Texas Special" departing from Dallas]

Description: Katy's "Texas Special" train No. 1, southbound, is headed by Frisco's No. 2006 diesel unit as it departs from Dallas.
Date: April 14, 1952
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["The Texas Special" entering Dallas]

Description: First run of the "Texas Special" Engine No. 101 enroute from San Antonio to St. Louis on April 21, 1948 as it enters Dallas at 2:00 pm.
Date: April 21, 1948
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["Texas Special" leaving Dallas]

Description: Rolling northward from the Dallas Union Station, the Katy's "Texas Special" train No. 2, headed by Engine No. 377, a Pacific type 4-6-2 locomotive, picks up speed enroute to St. Louis.
Date: January 1946
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["Texas Zephyr" leaving Dallas]

Description: Fort Worth and Denver (Burlington) Railway's "Texas Zephyr" train No. 2 northbound, headed by Engine No. 551, a Pacific type 4-6-2 locomotive, departing from Dallas enroute on its legendary journey via Fort Worth to Wichita Falls, Amarillo, Trinidad, Pueblo, Colorado Springs, and Denver. Spanning a period of more than sixty years, dating from the "Gay Nineties", this was the most popular rail route connecting Colorado and Texas points.
Date: 1948~
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["Twin Star Rocket" departing from Dallas]

Description: Rock Island's " Twin Star Rocket" train No. 17, southbound, headed by diesel locomotive No. 677, enroute from Minneapolis, Minnesota to Houston, leaves Dallas on the last portion of its run in 1951. This was one of the finest streamliners operating in the nation. Its route from the Twin Cities of the north to the Texas' metropolis adjacent to the Gulf covered a rail distance of 1,363 miles.
Date: 1951
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Two trains at Dallas' Union Station]

Description: At left, Fort Worth and Denver Railway's "Texas Zephyr" train No. 2, northbound, is ready to depart fron the Dallas Union Station. At right, the "Sam Houston Zephyr" train No. 4, northbound is just arriving in the terminal from Houston.
Date: 1955~
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Santa Fe train crossing the Trinity River Bridge]

Description: Santa Fe's train No. 111, eastbound, diesel powered, crossing the Texas and Pacific Railway's Trinity River Bridge, enroute from Fort Worth to Dallas.
Date: 1953
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Six Texas & Pacific Trains head to the 1936 Rose Bowl]

Description: Texas and Pacific Railway's six special trains, which carried football fans to the Rose Bowl game in Pasadena, California, which was played on January 1, 1936, await the hour of departure in the Dallas Union Terminal Station on Sunday afternoon, December 29, 1935. Train No. 1, christened the "Flagship" headed by Engine No. 905, a 900 Class Mountain type 4-8-2 locomotive, stands on the track at extreme right.
Date: December 29, 1935
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Southern Pacific's East Dallas Depot]

Description: Houston and Texas Central (Southern Pacific) Railroad's East Dallas Depot, which was located on the southeast corner of Pacific Avenue and the railroad's right of way (now North Central Expressway), as it appeared in September 1916.
Date: September 1916
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["The Southerner" crossing the Trinity River in Texas]

Description: One of the Texas and Pacific Railway's finest long-distance passenger consists, " The Southerner" train No. 8 eastbound, headed by Engine No. 908, a 900 class Mountain, type 4-8-2 locomotive, crossing the Trinity River Bridge, enroute from Fort Worth into Dallas.
Date: 1948~
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Highland Park, Texas Depot]

Description: The new Highland Park, Texas Depot of the Missouri - Kansas - Texas Railroad (KATY) which opened on July 1, 1922 and closed on July 1, 1965.
Date: July 1922
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.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad