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[Cotton Belt train in Dallas]

Description: St. Louis and Southwestern Railway's Cotton Belt train No. 1, headed by Engine No. 678, a type 4-8-2 locomotive, rolls through Dallas.
Date: 1950
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[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

Dan F. Sullivan

Description: This is a convex oval portrait. It is a head and shoulders image of Dan Sullivan. It has been hand-tinted. Custom metal frame.
Date: unknown
Partner: Dallas Heritage Village

["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

[Frank Mitchell Gray]

Description: This is a charcoal enhanced portrait of a gentleman. Mr. Gray has dark hair and a prominent mustache. He is wearing a dark jacket and vest with a white shirt and a square bow tie.
Date: unknown
Partner: Dallas Heritage Village

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

[Highland Park, Texas Depot]

Description: The new Highland Park, Texas Depot of the Missouri - Kansas - Texas Railroad (KATY) which opened on July 1, 1922 and closed on July 1, 1965.
Date: July 1922
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["The Hustler" departing from Dallas]

Description: Southern Pacific's " The Hustler" train No. 16, southbound, headed by Engine No. 629, a Pacific type 4-6-2 locomotive, departing from Dallas enroute to Houston.
Date: 1950
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["Hustler" departing from Dallas]

Description: Southern Pacific's "Hustler" train No. 16, southbound, headed by diesel locomotive No. 206, departing from Dallas enroute to Houston on October 7, 1952.
Date: October 7, 1952
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[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

["The Katy Flyer" near Garland, Texas]

Description: Missouri - Kansas - Texas Railroad's train No. 6, "The Katy Flyer" headed by Engine No. 391, a type 4-6-2 locomotive near Garland, Texas.
Date: 1950
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["The Katy Flyer" passing Dallas Yard]

Description: M-K-T Train No.6, The "Katy Flyer" slows through Dallas yard heading for Union Terminal behind a pair of Alco PA model 2000HP diesel electric locomotives on June 18,1953.
Date: June 18, 1953
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["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

["Louisiana Eagle" in Dallas]

Description: Texas and Pacific Railway's train No. 21 "Louisiana Eagle", headed by Engine No. 2005, a 4000 H.P. electro-motive diesel locomotive in Dallas, Texas on June 22, 1952.
Date: June 22, 1952
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Lounge car on "The Bluebonnet" ]

Description: Interior view of the Parlor Lounge Car in the consist of the Katy's "The Bluebonnet" train No. 7 southbound enroute from Dallas to San Antonio, Texas. This beautiful parlor lounge was a standard heavyweight car.
Date: 1943
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Missouri - Kansas - Texas train near Dallas]

Description: Missouri - Kansas - Texas Railroad train No. 7 headed by Engine No. 381, a type 4-6-2 locomotive, near Dallas in 1948.
Date: 1948
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["Morning Star" a Cotton Belt train in Dallas]

Description: St. Louis Southwestern Railway's train No. 6, the "Morning Star", headed by Engine No. 676, a Cotton Belt type 4-8-2 locomotive rolling through Dallas.
Date: 1950
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["Morning Star" departing Dallas]

Description: Cotton Belt's "Morning Star" train No. 6, eastbound, headed by Engine No. 677, a Mountain type 4-8-2 locomotive, departing from Dallas enroute to Memphis, Tennessee.
Date: 1948
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Mr. W.S. Carr]

Description: This is an image of a gentleman with a full mustache. The photograph is a head and shoulders view. He is wearing a dark suit with a white shirt and tie. He has a white star on the vest beneath his jacket.
Date: unknown
Partner: Dallas Heritage Village

[Mrs. W.S. Carr]

Description: This is a head and shoulders image of Mrs. W.S. Carr as a young woman. She wears her hair up. She is wearing a high-necked blouse with a lace collar.
Date: unknown
Partner: Dallas Heritage Village

["The Owl" entering Dallas at sunrise]

Description: Southern Pacific's "The Owl" train No. 17, northbound, headed by diesel locomotive No 203, crossing the Trinity River bridge enroute into Dallas at sunrise on the morning of June 22, 1952.
Date: June 22, 1952
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Panoramic View of Dallas]

Description: This is a panoramic image taken in 1905 of Dallas, Texas. The names of many businesses are visible, including Padgitt Bros.
Date: May 1905
Creator: Trost
Partner: Dallas Heritage Village