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["The Humming Bird"]

Description: "The Humming Bird" train No. 5, southbound, at depot in Birmingham, Alabama, enroute from Cincinnati to New Orleans, July 1954. Nashville-Montgomery mainline (Birmingham Division) trackage is in the foreground. Diesel locomotive No. 793 and second unit are E-7 type 2000 Horsepower EMD passenger locomotives purchased by Louisville and Nashville Railroad in 1946.
Date: July 1954
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["Texas Chief" arriving at the Gainesville Depot]

Description: Santa Fe's "Texas Chief" train No. 15, southbound, arriving at the Gainesville depot at 11:50 am on February 12, 1954.
Date: February 12, 1954
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["Sam Houston Zephyr" arriving in Dallas]

Description: Burlington's "Sam Houston Zephyr" train No. 4, headed by Engine No. 9951-A, a 2250 H.P. electro-motive diesel, arriving in Dallas on January 27, 1954.
Date: January 27, 1954
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[The "Texas Zephyr" in Dallas]

Description: Fort Worth and Denver Railroad, Engine No. 554, type 4-6-2 heading Train No. 2, the "Texas Zephyr" in Dallas on September 13, 1954.
Date: September 13, 1954
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Eighth Grade Class - Reagan Jr. High School]

Description: Photo of the 8th grade class at Reagan Jr. High School. Front Row Right to Left Katherine Bartey, Beverly Zimmerman, Joyce Bell, Amy Schmidt, Frances Dennis, Nell Vickery, Laura N. Sanders, Jean Spann, Mary Wanda Hill, Merilyn Lightfoot, Martha Fagan, Bill Logan, Benny Lester. Second Row Left to Right Jerry Pendland, Laura Sue Crutcher, Virginia Henderson, Elizabeth Dean, Frances Miller, Betty Lyles, Margaret Austin, Ann Simmons, June Graves, Addie M. White, Marion Boyd, Betty Leatherwood, Kay Mallory ?, Sylvia Foster, Nancy Squires. Third Row Right to Left George Paul, Wiltz Ledbetter, James Saxton, Will Jordan, Tommy Cook, Johnny Hambrick, Mary J. Reynolds, Virginia Neel, Jerry -?-, Jean Pope, Verl Burnaugh, Dickie Rogers, Lee Copeland, Benny Swinney, J.N. Reeder.
Date: 1954~
Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission

[Amundson-Sommerfeld Wedding #7]

Description: Bride and Groom in church standing before altar. 08 Aug 1954
Date: August 8, 1954
Creator: Blewitt, William
Partner: Bosque County Historical Commission

[Amundson-Sommerfeld Wedding #1]

Description: Bride and Groom with wedding party in church. 08 Aug 1954
Date: August 8, 1954
Creator: Blewitt, William
Partner: Bosque County Historical Commission

Interstate Highway 35

Description: Interregional Highway 35 bridge construction site.
Date: March 10, 1954
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Interstate Highway 35

Description: Bridge construction site. Austin skyline in background.
Date: May 10, 1954
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Interstate Highway 35

Description: Interregional Highway 35 bridge construction site. Austin skyline in background.
Date: May 10, 1954
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Interstate Highway 35

Description: Bridge construction site. Austin skyline in background.
Date: May 10, 1954
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Western Union Telegraph Company

Description: View of office area at Western Union with workers seated at telegraphy equipment. Western Union was located at 613 Congress Avenue.
Date: August 26, 1954
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Brown Building

Description: Exterior view of The Brown Building at 708 Colorado.
Date: August 26, 1954
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Interstate Highway 35

Description: View of highway under construction. Austin skyline in background.
Date: June 17, 1954
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Interstate Highway 35

Description: Interregional Highway 35 (IH 35) under construction.
Date: April 13, 1954
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

A man embracing a woman

Description: Antonio Badie embraces Marie Burkhalter in an unknown room.
Date: 1954
Partner: Rose Marine Theatre

[First Christian Church Youth Choir 1954]

Description: Photograph of the First Christian Church Youth Choir. Janis Joplin, a Rock Star in the 1960's, is on the second row, second from the left. She is 14 in the photo and her birthday is January 19, 1940, so she was almost 15. First row - left to right: Marilyn Harbert, Martha Oliver, Delmer Fussell, Dennis Trahan, Terry Trahan, Roy Murphy III, Tommy Stansbury. Second row - left to right: Sandra Logan, Janis Joplin, Elva Buroker, Harriett Axtell, Mary Jane Budwine, Janet Addcox, Linda Douglas, Cynthia "Cookie" Swearingen, Sylvia Swearingen, Carol Quinn, Betty Ann Murphy, Shirley Logan. Third row - left to right: Alline Dawson, Ila Mae Prafka, Jane Catanach, George Fussell, Paul B. Bertrand, Phillip Foote, Robert Kettrick, Arthur Catanach, Darrell Evans, Doris Cannon, Peggy McIntosh, Gladys Rigsby, Charlotte Pittman, not known. Austine Mills was the pianist and A.E. Catanach was the Director but they are not in the photograph.
Date: December 26, 1954
Partner: First Christian Church of Port Arthur

[First Christian Church Youth Round Up Group]

Description: Photograph of the First Christian Church Youth Round Up group. The members are sitting around a table and are painting. Standing - left to right: not known, Robert Kettrick, not known, not known, Robbie Wright, not known, not known, Betty Ann Murphy, not known. Seated - left to right: Darrelle Evans, Doris Cannon, Bobby Morgan, Sarah Brazie, Linda Douglas, Delmer Fussell, Bowden Bertrand, Sandra Brazie, Terry Trahan.
Date: June 28, 1954
Creator: J.C. Watkins Photography
Partner: First Christian Church of Port Arthur

[Youth Round Up Parade]

Description: Photograph of the Youth Round Up Parade in Port Arthur, Texas. The parade is being led by a car pulling a wagon, three cars are following the first car. The parade is being led down a busy streets with a lot of stores and eateries.
Date: June 26, 1954
Creator: Beryl Crist Photography
Partner: First Christian Church of Port Arthur

[First Christian Church Youth Round Up - June 1954]

Description: Photograph of the First Christian Church Youth Round up in June 1954. Kneeling in front, left to right are Jennilou Nowlin, Loralea Smith, Judy Dawson and Sarah Lowther. Standing on pavement holding banners, left to right are Jackie Hanson, Glynda Lowther, Robbie Wright, Sylvia Swearingen, Norma Moos, Carol Quinn, Alline Dawson, Cynthia Swearingen, Bowden Bertrand, and Lennie Stansbury (the parade director). Standing in wagon, left to right are Darrell Evans, Nathalie Bienvenue, Delmar Fussell, Jane Ashley, Janis Hickey, Elva Buroker, Sarah Brazil, Charlotte Pittman and Janet Addcox.
Date: June 1954
Partner: First Christian Church of Port Arthur

["The Bluebonnet" departing from Austin]

Description: Katy's "The Bluebonnet" train no. 7, southbound, powered by Diesel Units, has departed from Texas' capital city, Austin, and approaches the bridge spanning the Colorado River on November 11, 1954.
Date: September 11, 1954
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Photograph of "Sunset Limited" at Los Angeles Terminal Station]

Description: Photograph of Southern Pacific's "Sunset Limited" train No. 1, westbound, headed by diesel locomotive 6042, crossing the Los Angeles River near the Los Angeles Terminal Station on March 19, 1954.
Date: March 19, 1954
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Pennsy's Horseshoe Curve]

Description: Photograph of a train passing between mountains near a lake. Characterized as one of the most fantastic scenes on any railroad - this is the Pennsylvania's Horseshoe Curve shortly after sunrise on a spring morning in 1954. This was the centennial year of Horse Shoe Curve, which was built in 1854. The Mountain in the background in the center of the Curve is Kittaning Mountain.
Date: 1954
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

Boy Scout Parade

Description: Scouts on parade near Renfro's Drugs
Date: February 6, 1954
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library