Rescuing Texas History, 2007 - 16 Matching Results

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["The Panama Limited" at Pass Manchac]

Description: Illinois Central's "The Panama Limited" train No. 6, northbound, at Pass Manchac north of New Orleans, enroute to Chicago. train is passing over a body of water.
Date: 1960~
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["Gouldsboro" ferry boat]

Description: Texas and Pacific Railway's "Gouldsboro", a steam powered ferry boat, transports a passenger train across the Mississippi River at New Orleans, circa 1938.
Date: 1938~
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["L.S. Thorpe" crossing the Mississippi]

Description: Texas and Pacific Railway's train ferry "L.S. Thorpe" crossing the Mississippi River at New Orleans, circa 1938.
Date: 1938~
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

Pool Hall Fire in Ged, Louisiana

Description: Photograph of the pool hall and a rooming house burning down in Ged, Louisiana. In the foreground are several uniformed soldiers and small boys in hats. Large clouds of smoke are rising from the burning buildings.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Annie Bancroft as a Baby

Description: Studio photograph of Annie Bancroft as an infant. She is wearing a white dress and lying on a tasseled pillow in an old carriage with large wheels. There is a fake backdrop in the background.
Date: unknown
Creator: A. Albert & Son Photographers
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Photograph of Tug "Supco VII"]

Description: Photograph of a tug boat crossing a body of water. Back of photograph: "LSC Hull No. 384. Tug "Supco VII", built for superior oil co. Completed 8-27-46. 92' x 22' x 10' - 4".
Date: unknown
Creator: BM Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Engine 14 with Crew in Louisiana]

Description: Photograph of four men on the crew of the Lutcher Moore Lumber Co. standing by steam engine No. 14. The men are: G. Laughlin, conductor; Jack Halloway, engineer; Albert Vann, fireman; J.C. Dorman, brakeman. The train is pulling cars loaded with timber.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Portrait of baby Carl Bancroft

Description: Portrait of Carl Bancroft as a baby sitting on a fabric-draped chair, wearing a long white dress.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Portrait of Walter Stewart

Description: Portrait of a young Walter Stewart taken by the Washburn company at 637 Canal St. in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Ferry Barge and Passenger Train in New Orleans]

Description: Southern Pacific's ferry barge "Mastodon" - with accompanying tug boats - awaits passenger train moving aboard to be ferried across the Mississippi River at New Orleans, Louisiana.
Date: 1930~
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["The Hustler" arriving in Shreveport, Louisana]

Description: Known in the Pelican State as the Louisiana and Arkansas Railway's "The Hustler," train No. 4-203, northbound, arriving in Shreveport, Louisiana from New Orleans on an April morning in 1939. The small Pacific, type 4-6-2 locomotive, which heads this passenger train, carries the train's name etched on a metal plate attached to the boiler front, positioned below the headlight. These overnight trains - operating between New Orleans and Shreveport were popular over a long span of years, making the approximate 329.4 mile run in about 10 hours. A portion of the route was over Louisiana and Arkansas rails and also over Louisiana Railway and Navigation company's rails. This subsidiary of the Kansas city Southern Lines was known as the "Edenborn Line".
Date: April 1939
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Photograph of "Sunset Limited" crossing the Mississippi River]

Description: Photograph of Southern Pacific's "Sunset Limited" train No. 1 westbound, aboard the ferry barge "Mastodon" accompanied by Engine No.73, a steam switcher, type 0-6-0, with a slope-backed tender - is being ferried across the Mississippi River from New Orleans to Avondale, Louisiana.
Date: 1930~
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Ferry Barge and Passenger Train in New Orleans]

Description: Southern Pacific's ferry barge, the "Mastodon" with passenger train aboard, is taken in tow by tugboats for the crossing of the Mississippi River at New Orleans.
Date: 1930~
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Entrance to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal]

Description: One of the finest railroad stations in the South is the New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal. Automobiles are parked outside the terminal near sidewalks and landscaped areas.
Date: August 15, 1967
Creator: Hanlon, Pat
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["Panama Limited" stands at New Orleans terminal]

Description: Illinois Central Railroad's "Panama Limited" train No. 6, northbound, stands in the New Orleans' Union Passenger Terminal awaiting the hour of departure on its overnight run to Chicago on May 25, 1969.
Date: May 25, 1969
Creator: Hanlon, Pat
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Illinois Central Railroad’s “Panama Limited”]

Description: Illinois Central Railroad’s “Panama Limited” Train No. 5 (SB), Pacific Type 4-6-2, No. 1158, nearing New Orleans, c. 1920. Photo courtesy of Illinois Central Railroads.
Date: 1920~
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad