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[The Adolphus Hotel, Dallas]

Description: Color postcard with an image of the Adolphus Hotel in Dallas. The correspondence reads, "My Sweet Baby- Mother sure did miss you last night- but I know you were all right with Auntie and Uncle. be good and keep well. We are in Dallas now will will be on our way in a little while to go to Marlin and I will either write you from Waco or when we get to Marlin- it's awful cold here this morning - Love to you all three. Loving Y- Mud." The postcard is addressed to Miss Rosa S. Dill, c/o "Moter Inn", R,D. Stean Co, Paris, Texas. It is postmarked Dallas, Texas on Feb 20, 1918.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

["The Bluebonnet" departs from Dallas]

Description: It's a typical summer day in Texas and the year is 1950. The Katy's "The Bluebonnet" train No. 7 southbound, headed by a beautiful Pacific type 4-6-2 locomotive, with a consist of eight standard heavyweight passenger cars - departs from Dallas on its lengthy run to San Antonio.
Date: 1950
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

Buddy and Katie Sinclair Dallas, TX, T Patch Memorial

Description: Photograph of L. M. "Buddy" and Katie Sinclair standing beside the memorial that they dedicated in honor of the "Texas" 36th Infantry Division. The soldiers in the division were the first American troops to invade Hitler's Europe at Salerno Beach, Italy on September 9, 1943. The monument also contains a brief summary of the division's actions during World War II and contains a list of the awards and citations the division received.
Date: 1996-09-07~
Partner: Sulphur Springs Public Library

[Citizens Association of Dallas Photograph]

Description: This is a photograph of 21 men. They are posed in three rows, two standing, one sitting. They are identified beneath the photo as the Citizens Association of Dallas. The officers and the Executive Committee are listed. The top left corner has a note indicating that this was given to Commission Don F. Sullivan from Henry D. Lindsley.
Date: May 21, 1902
Partner: Dallas Heritage Village

[Dallas Passenger Depot]

Description: The Texas and Pacific Railway's Dallas passenger depot located on the south side of Pacific Avenue t the intersection of Lamar Street. This depot was in service until the Dallas Union Terminal was opened in the autumn of 1916.
Date: unknown
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["The Flying Scotsman" leaving Dallas]

Description: The famed English locomotive, London and North Eastern Railway's No 4472, "The Flying Scotsman" with its nine car consist leaving Dallas early on the morning of June 20, 1970. A southbound KATY freight train waits on the siding.
Date: June 20, 1970
Creator: Mizell, Charles M.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

George M. Dallas

Description: This is a color lithograph of the 11th Vice President of the United States, George Mifflin Dallas. He is wearing a black coat. There are blue draperies in the background.
Date: unknown
Partner: Dallas Heritage Village

Group of school boys standing in the corner of a classroom

Description: A group of school boys in uniforms stand together in the corner of a room in front of a Christmas tree next to a chalk board. The location is Cistercian Preparatory School in Irving. Back row: Pat Simmons; Richard Fortson; Mark Grarson; Steven Collins; George Akin; Peter Cunningham; Front Row: Ray Delphenis; David Monnick; Chuck Walker
Date: 1968
Partner: Private Collection of Charles R. Delphenis

[The "Hustler" entering Dallas]

Description: Southern Pacific's the "Hustler" train No. 15 northbound, headed by Engine No.650, a streamlined type 4-6-2 locomotive, entering Dallas Union Station on its run from Houston. The train is passing under the electric street railway viaduct (destroyed in the late 1950s) which spanned the railroad tracks and crossed over the Trinity River. Electric street cars to and from Oak Cliff and Interurban cars of the Northern Texas Traction Company and Texas Electric Railway used this double track facility.
Date: 1951~
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["The Kansas Cityan" heads into Dallas]

Description: Santa Fe's train No. 111, eastbound, enroute from Fort Worth over Texas and Pacific rails crosses the Trinity River bridge. This train, headed by Engine No. 1388, a Pacific type 4-6-2 locomotive, is bringing "The Kansas Cityan" into Dallas.
Date: 1948
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad