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[Cotton Belt train at Dallas Union Terminal]

Description: St. Louis - Southwestern (cotton Belt) Railroad train No. 2, headed by Engine No. 308, a 1600 H.P. Alco - GE diesel electric locomotive, at Dallas Union terminal on June 1, 1952.
Date: June 1, 1952
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Southern Pacific train departing from Dallas]

Description: Southern Pacific, Engine No. 650, a type 4-6-2 locomotive, heading Train No. 16 departing from Dallas in 1948.
Date: 1948
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
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.
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.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Southern Pacific train in Dallas]

Description: Southern Pacific's train No. 15 headed by Engine No. 651, a type 4-6-2 in Dallas, Texas.
Date: 1948
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["The Texas Special" enroute to San Antonio]

Description: Missouri - Kansas - Texas Railroad's train No. 1 "The Texas Special" southbound enroute to San Antonio in 1949.
Date: 1949
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Cotton Belt train in Dallas]

Description: Lonestar Southwesten Railway train No. 1, a Cotton Belt train headed by Engine No. 679, a type 4-8-2 locomotive arriving in Dallas.
Date: 1948
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["The Katy Flyer" passing Dallas Yard]

Description: M-K-T Train No.6, The "Katy Flyer" slows through Dallas yard heading for Union Terminal behind a pair of Alco PA model 2000HP diesel electric locomotives on June 18,1953.
Date: June 18, 1953
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
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

["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.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Southern Pacific train arriving in Dallas]

Description: With the Sears building in the background and the Union Terminal Company's coach yard on its left The Hustler Train No. 15 rolls into Dallas in the early afternoon in 1949 behind one of Southern Pacific's handsome P-14 steam locomotives.
Date: 1949
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
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: c. 1948
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Cotton Belt train at University Park, Texas Depot]

Description: St. Louis - Southwesten (Cotton Belt) Railroad train No. 2 headed by Engine No. 308, a 1600 H.P. Alco - GE diesel-electric locomotive, at University Park Depot in Dallas, Texas on June 1, 1952.
Date: June 1, 1952
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
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

["Twin Star Rocket" departing from Dallas]

Description: Burlington-Rock Island's "Twin Star Rocket" races southward out of Dallas in 1951 powered by 1500HP FP7A No.677 and a 1500HP "B"unit in an effort to beat the Southern Pacific's Hustler into Houston.
Date: 1951
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Southern Pacific train passing through Dallas]

Description: Observe this rare specimen of steam motive power: Southern Pacific's Engine 741, a Mikado, type 2-8-2 locomotive, Train No. 155, heading a passenger train of two cars passing through Belt Junction in Dallas on June 22, 1952. Train 155 was a mixed freight and passenger train from Beaumont, Texas, which having dropped off its freight cars at Fox siding, out of sight just behind the coach, will continue to Union Terminal to deliver its passengers and express. The freight cars left at Fox would then be picked up by the Miller Yard switch engine and sorted for delivery in the yard. Engine 741 was one of fifty-seven of the Mk-5 class engines normally assigned to the train when it ran heavy.
Date: June 22, 1952
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Lounge car on "The Bluebonnet" ]

Description: Interior view of the Parlor Lounge Car in the consist of the Katy's "The Bluebonnet" train No. 7 southbound enroute from Dallas to San Antonio, Texas. This beautiful parlor lounge was a standard heavyweight car.
Date: 1943
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["The Texas Special" arriving in Dallas]

Description: Missouri - Kansas - Texas Railroad's "The Texas Special" train No. 1 - Engine No. 390 - type 4-6-2 locomotive arriving in Dallas just prior to dieselization in 1948.
Date: 1948
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["The Southerner" at Dallas Terminal Junction]

Description: Texas and Pacific Railway's train No. 8 "The Southerner" headed by Engine No. 2003, a 4500 H.P. electro-motive diesel locomotive, at Dallas Terminal Junction on June 18, 1953.
Date: June 18, 1953
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

[Steam Switcher at Dallas' Union Terminal]

Description: Dallas Union Terminal Company's No. 7, type 0-6-0 steam switcher, adjacent to the south end of Union Terminal on January 8, 1956.
Date: January 8, 1956
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
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.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad