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Birthday for Liv Grimland

Description: Large family group, honoring Liv Grimland's 90th birthday, on June 14, 1900. Those indentified are Oscar Grimland, J K Grimland, Kalmar Grimland, Lue Grimland, Orus Solberg, Otto Solberg, Selmer Solberg, Callie Solberg, Nils Grimland, Gunsten Grimland, Yern Grimland, Kerste Grimland Solberg, Inger Halverson Grimland, Isaac Solberg, Benjamin Grimland, Tom Grimland, Olena Grimland,Inez Grimland, Flora Grimland,Hattie Grimland, Sophie Brown Grimland, Annie Olson Grimland, Mary Johnson Grimland, Edward Grimland, Lucy Wallace Grimland, Roy Grimland, Clara Swenson Grimland, Cora Grimland, Anton Peterson, Laura Grimland (Nelson). Yern and Liv Grimland are seated in Rockers, second row center. Ole Solberg, Sr, Theresa Jenson Grimland, Chris Solberg, Neal Grimland, John Grimland, Robert Grimland, John Soloberg, Pete Grimland, Jennie Grimland, Jim Grimland, Lisse Solberg, Anna Grimland, Ole Solberg, Jr, Nora Grimland, Molly Grimland, Lou Solberg, John Grimland, Andrew Grimland.
Date: June 14, 1900
Partner: Bosque County Historical Commission

[Turntable at San Lazaro engine terminal]

Description: Locomotive No. 67 a consolidation type 2-8-0 rides the turntable in the San Lazaro engine terminal enroute from its roundhouse stall to servicing tracks. The "F.C. I." abbreviation on the tender is Ferro-carril Cuautla Y Ixtla" (Cuauta and Ixtla Railroad). In yesteryears this locomotive ran only on this 50-mile branch line. Soon it will head the National Railways of Mexico's narrow gauge passenger consist on the main line run from Mexico City via Cuauta to Puebla. This 3-foot gauge railroad system is one of the oldest in the Republic. It traverses one of the most picturesque routes in Mexico. June 1967.
Date: June 1967
Creator: Peterson, Roland B.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Gainesville, Texas Depot]

Description: Although many years have elapsed, the Santa Fe's Gainesville, Texas passenger station built in 1901 still retains a well preserved appearance in June of 1953. In reality, it has changed very little from those early days in 1901.
Date: June 1953
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["The Chief" in California]

Description: Photograph of Santa Fe's "The Chief" passing "Sullivan's Curve" in rugged Cajon Pass, California, June 1964.
Date: June 1964
Creator: Meitz, Frank
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 Bluebonnet" in Dallas]

Description: Back-to-back Alco model PA 2000HP diesels power the all heavyweight southbound Missouri-Kansas-Texas "Bluebonnet" from Dallas toward San Antonio past Tower 19 on June 14,1952.
Date: June 14, 1952
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Burt C. Blanton at the Depot in Erwin, Tennessee]

Description: The author - Burt C. Blanton - stands on the open platform of the Clinchfield Railroad's Office Car No. 100, which is located on a siding adjacent to the passenger depot at Erwin, Tennessee. The time is noon, Sunday, June 10, 1979. This was a modern car with a complement of conventional equipment. The exterior was painted dark green. The cars letterboard bore the name "Clinchfield" plus the number 100 positioned on either side, centered below the windows, all in gold leaf. There was a gold stripe near the car's base, running along each side and across the rear-end platform. Office Car No. 100 was formerly an Atlantic Coast Lines dining car bearing the name "Orlando" and the car was rebuilt in the Clinchfield's Erwin Shops.
Date: June 10, 1979
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Clinchfield's Railroad's Special Excursion train]

Description: A survivor of the "Glory Days of Steam" - the author: Burt C. Blanton - momentarily delays departure of the Clinchfield Railroad's special excursion train wich is standing at the Marion, North Carolina Depot; scheduled to leave at 9:00 am on Sunday morning, June 10, 1979. The train is headed by the Clinchfield's passenger locomotives, No. 200, type FP-7A, and No. 800, type F-7A. The consist was eight cars. The train's route was in a northerly direction from Marion to Erwin, Tennessee - a rail distance of 82.3 miles. The Clinchfield Railroad is a typical mountain line (standard gauge) - 275 miles in length - completed on February 9, 1915, at an average cost of $201,000 per mile. It's rails traverse a portion of the Blue Ridge Mountains and the railroad crosses the Eastern Transcontinental Divide in the Blue Ridge Tunnel which has a length of 1,865 feet. There are 55 tunnels on the route, ranging from 154 to 7,865 feet. This excellent short line railroad extends from the southern terminus, Spartanburg, South Carolina, via Marion, North Carolina to Erwin, Tennessee; and thence to the northern terminus at Elkhorn City, Kentucky.
Date: June 10, 1979
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

["The Texan" at Belt Junction in Dallas]

Description: Texas & Pacific 1500HP F7A No.1581 which has been re-geared for passenger service and a 2250HP E8 approach the Belt Junction Interlocker with a mostly mail and express Train No.15 "The Texan" on June 22,1952.
Date: June 22, 1952
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Maiden Run of "Pennsylvania Special"]

Description: Heading out of the old Exchange Place Station in Jersey City, a spindly Atlantic type 4-4-2 locomotive and four de luxe coaches begin the maiden run of the "Pennsylvania Special" in June of 1902. Twenty hours and 912 miles later she will enter Chicago having given birth to a new era in passenger travel. On that same day in June the New York Central Railroad's "Twentieth Century Limited" also went into service. By 1929 all of the Pennsy's Atlantics had given way to the famed K4s Pacifics on first-class passenger runs.
Date: June 1902
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Train at Gainesville, Texas depot]

Description: Engine No. 306, an American type 4-4-0 locomotive, heads the Missouri - Kansas - Texas (KATY) Railroad's train No. 31 westbound, which is standing at Gainesville, Texas' depot enroute from Denison to Wichita Falls on June 23, 1940.
Date: June 23, 1940
Creator: Mizell, Charles M.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Fourth Liberty Loan Train]

Description: Photo of the 4th Liberty Loan Train coming through Palestine on June 14, 1918.
Date: June 14, 1918
Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission

[Company D, Texas State Guard]

Description: Photograph of Company D. 43rd Bn. Texas State Guard, Riot Duty - Beaumont, Tex. June 16th - 20th 1943. The soldiers stand in their uniforms outside a building in Beaumont. Front Row L-R, kneeling: Bill Stringer, H.S. Peterson, Scotty Jackson, Forrest Bass, Dick Terry, John Norwood, Douglas Peterson, Leroy Boehme, Frank Holloran, Dexter Shelly. Rear L-R, standing: Lawrence W. Hustmyre (company captain), Dr. Frank Hubert, Cecil Cole (postmaster), "Jiggs" Cormier, unknown, unknown, W.J. Mullins, unknown, Fred Mullins, E.D. Short, Henry Lee Woodworth.
Date: June 1943
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Launch Party at Weaver Shipyards]

Description: Photograph of the launching party at Weaver Shipyards in Orange, Texas on June, 24, 1943. Seventeen men, women, and children stand at the bow of a new ship, designated YMS252. The women all wear corsages and hats.
Date: June 24, 1943
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Christening a Ship at Levingston]

Description: Photograph of a group of people standing at the bow of a ship for a christening at Levingston Shipbuilding in Orange, Texas in June of 1949.
Date: June 1949
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Man playing cards]

Description: Photograph of E.L. Reid at a casino party. Reid is shown wearing a hat and playing a game.
Date: June 1963
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Congressman Jack Brooks and Two Men at the US Supreme Court]

Description: Signed photograph of Jack Brooks (center), member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Texas's 2nd congressional district. He stands between two men in front of the U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C.
Date: June 30, 1960
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Woman With Deer

Description: Photograph of Kate Blau kneeling and feeding a small deer. In the background is grass, a fence, and a house. Typed on the top border is the date, " JUN 60"
Date: June 1960
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

Ray E. Lee

Description: Man, woman and young child seated behind desk. Woman is writing with a pencil. Ray E. Lee is listed as postmaster in the 1942 Austin City Directory.
Date: June 19, 1942
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Harry Payne Motors

Description: Several people standing around a vehicle in front of Harry Payne Motors.
Date: June 3, 1942
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Nash? Wedding

Description: Young ladies in formal dress drinking punch.
Date: June 1, 1942
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library