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[Two trains at Dearborn Station, Chicago]

Description: In Dearborn Station, Chicago, the Santa Fe's "Texas Chief" train No. 15, southbound awaits the departure signal as the "El Capitan" train No. 17, westbound, with a full-length Dome car, departs for California.
Date: 1952~
Creator: Meitz, Frank
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["The Capitol Limited" in Potomac River valley]

Description: "The Capitol Limited" one of Baltimore and Ohio Railroad's classic trains in the Potomac River valley. This train provided excellent facilities and cuisine between Chicago and Washington D.C.
Date: 1952~
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Union Pacific Railroad's "Portland Rose"]

Description: Union Pacific Railroad's "Portland Rose" train No. 17, a modern streamliner powered by four diesel units with a consist of thirteen cars, making a stop in Wyoming, circa 1952. Mountains are seen in the background.
Date: 1952~
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["Texas Eagle" at St. Louis' Union Station]

Description: Missouri Pacific's "Texas Eagle" train No. 2 northbound, concluding its run from Texas, backs into the St. Louis Union Station.
Date: 1952~
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Passenger train leaving Chicago]

Description: Illinois Central streamlined passenger train with a consist of nine cars, headed by engine No. 2418, a Mountain type 4-8-2 locomotive, leaving Chicago Central Station.
Date: 1952~
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["Twin Star Rocket" departing from Dallas]

Description: Rock Island Train No.17, the southbound Twin Star Rocket headed by No.652 a 2250 HP Electromotive E8 and a 2000 HP E7 approach Tower 19 on July 14, 1952.
Date: July 14, 1952
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

[Clifton Centennial-1952 #10]

Description: Photograph of the Public Service Company float, which was part of the 1952 Clifton, Texas centennial celebrations. This is a head-on view of a truck with a flatbed; a clothesline with clothing is strung across the bed and there is a couple dressed as pioneers on the float in addition to the driver. Buildings, parked cars, and other people are visible on either side of the street.
Date: 1952
Creator: Blewitt, William
Partner: Bosque County Historical Commission

[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

[Santa Fe train pulls into Dallas]

Description: AT&SF 2000HP E3A No. 12 and a 2000HP booster unit provide more than ample power to get its three-car train from Dallas to Paris. The train is passing the Cadiz Street roundhouse in south Dallas on October 7, 1952.
Date: October 7, 1952
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[F.F.A. J. Lockhart #2]

Description: Three young men holding banner "Area 8 Leadership Contest, Chapter Quiz, First Team, FFA 52"
Date: 1952
Creator: Blewitt, William
Partner: Bosque County Historical Commission

[F.F.A. J. Lockhart #1]

Description: Three young men holding banner "Tarleton Judging Contest, Area 8 Poultry, Second team, FFA 1952"
Date: 1952
Creator: Blewitt, William
Partner: Bosque County Historical Commission

[F.F.A. J. Lockhart #3]

Description: Three unidentified young men holding banner, "Tarleton Judging contest, Area 8 Dairy, First Team, FFA 1952"
Date: 1952
Creator: Blewitt, William
Partner: Bosque County Historical Commission

[Dr. Siddon's Home]

Description: Photograph of Dr. Siddon's home at 509 Seventh Street in Orange, Texas. Many trees surround this two-story home.
Date: 1952~
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Crime Scene in Orange, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a crime scene. L - R : Captain L.B. Haydon, Deputy Sheriff Red Bland, Robert Charles Henderson, Alton Williams, and Sheriff Chester Holt. A victim named Mrs. Nick Leon was leaving Weingarten's on Turrett Rd. when she was robbed and stabbed. Henderson was the suspect. He was arrested on September 15, 1952 for the offence.
Date: 1952
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Continental Trailways Bus System

Description: Exterior view of terminal at night with bus parked in front. In 1952 the Continental Trailways terminal was located at 1001 Congress Avenue.
Date: March 1, 1952
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Goad Motor Company

Description: Interior shot of the parts department. Goad Motor Company was the Oldsmobile Cadillac dealership located at 1214 W. 6th Street.
Date: July 16, 1952
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

National Electrical Contractors' Association

Description: Exterior view of office. Sign on door reads: "National Electrical Contractors' Association Central Texas Chapter, Inc." This office had two locations in 1952 -- 1709 San Antonio and 706 West Avenue. The West Avenue address was the later address so this is probably the West Avenue location.
Date: November 20, 1952
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Continental Trailways Bus System

Description: View of restroom interior inside terminal.
Date: March 1, 1952
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Continental Trailways Bus System

Description: Interior view of terminal with stairway leading to upper floor.
Date: March 1, 1952
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library