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[Stark Hi Twirlers]

Description: Photograph of seven girls who are members of the "Stark Hi Twirlers" They wear uniforms and boots and carry batons. They are posed as if marching across a field.
Date: 1951
Creator: Flickinger, B.D.
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Trio of Musicians]

Description: Photograph of three men performing. The two men in the front are playing a violin and an accordion, respectively; the third man, standing behind them, is playing a mandolin.
Date: September 29, 1951
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

["Twin Star Rocket" departing from Dallas]

Description: Rock Island's " Twin Star Rocket" train No. 17, southbound, headed by diesel locomotive No. 677, enroute from Minneapolis, Minnesota to Houston, leaves Dallas on the last portion of its run in 1951. This was one of the finest streamliners operating in the nation. Its route from the Twin Cities of the north to the Texas' metropolis adjacent to the Gulf covered a rail distance of 1,363 miles.
Date: 1951
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad