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Gen. Douglas MacArthur visit to state capitol

Description: Photograph of a street with several motorcycles as part of a parade for General Douglas MacArthur's visit to Austin. There are cars parked on either side of the street and a large group of people visible at the far end of the street.
Date: June 13, 1951
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

["The Lone Star Limited" at the Dallas Union Terminal]

Description: The St. Louis Southwestern (Cotton Belt) Railway's "Lone Star Limited" train No. 11, westbound, headed by Engine No 677, a Mountain type 4-8-2 locomotive, at the Dallas Union Terminal Station. It has completed the run from Memphis, Tennessee. This was one of the finest passenger trains operating in the Southwest. t
Date: June 1951
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["The Grand Canyon" in Cajon Pass]

Description: Photograph taken in the summer of 1951. "The Grand Canyon" Santa Fe No. #3775, a 3765 Class Northern, is eastbound roaring through Cajon Pass while a freight train waits on the side. The cantilever signal was very common when the photo was taken, but now have been mostly replaced.
Date: 1951
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad