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[Portrait of an African American Woman]

Description: This is a head & shoulders charcoal portrait of an African American woman. She is heavy-set and wears her hair parted down the middle and pulled back.
Date: unknown
Partner: Dallas Heritage Village

["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

["Sam Houston Zephyr" arriving in Dallas]

Description: Burlington's "Sam Houston Zephyr" train No. 4, headed by Engine No. 2250, a 2250 H.P. electro-motive diesel locomotive arriving in Dallas.
Date: January 8, 1956
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["Sam Houston Zephyr" leaving Dallas]

Description: Fort Worth and Denver's "Sam Houston Zephyr" train No. 4, northbound from Houston, leaves the Dallas Union Terminal Station enroute to Fort Worth.
Date: 1950
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["Sam Houston Zephyr" leaving Dallas for Houston]

Description: Fort Worth and Denver Railway's "Sam Houston Zephyr" train No. 3, southbound, enroute out of Dallas to Houston. Hotel Dallas is in the background.
Date: 1955
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Santa Fe train crossing the Trinity River Bridge]

Description: Santa Fe's train No. 111, eastbound, diesel powered, crossing the Texas and Pacific Railway's Trinity River Bridge, enroute from Fort Worth to Dallas.
Date: 1953
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Santa Fe train crossing the Trinity River Bridge]

Description: Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway train No. 111, headed by engine No. 12, a 4000 H.P. electro-motive diesel locomotive, on the Trinity River Bridge in Dallas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Santa Fe train from Dallas to Paris, Texas]

Description: Santa Fe's train No. 67, northbound, leaving Dallas enroute to Paris, Texas on October 7, 1952.
Date: October 7, 1952
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Santa Fe train pulls into Dallas]

Description: AT&SF 2000HP E3A No. 12 and a 2000HP booster unit provide more than ample power to get its three-car train from Dallas to Paris. The train is passing the Cadiz Street roundhouse in south Dallas on October 7, 1952.
Date: October 7, 1952
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Six Texas & Pacific Trains head to the 1936 Rose Bowl]

Description: Texas and Pacific Railway's six special trains, which carried football fans to the Rose Bowl game in Pasadena, California, which was played on January 1, 1936, await the hour of departure in the Dallas Union Terminal Station on Sunday afternoon, December 29, 1935. Train No. 1, christened the "Flagship" headed by Engine No. 905, a 900 Class Mountain type 4-8-2 locomotive, stands on the track at extreme right.
Date: December 29, 1935
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Southern Pacific engine at the Cadiz St. Roundhouse in Dallas]

Description: Observe this masterpiece of streamlined steam motive power - bearing the name "Sunbeam", Southern Pacific's Engine No. 652, a Pacific type 4-6-2 locomotive, on the turntable at the Cadiz Street Roundhouse in Dallas, Texas.
Date: c. 1950
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Southern Pacific locomotive arriving in Dallas]

Description: Locomotive No. 620 one of the P-6 class "protection" engines kept under steam at Ennis, substitutes for one of the three streamlined P-14 engines (650, 651,or 652) normally assigned to bring The Hustler, Train No. 15 into Dallas in 1949. The Southern Pacific was in direct competition with the FW&D in Texas at the time and the Dallas/Houston route's schedule had to be protected against engine failures. One engine was kept with steam up at Ennis and another at Hearne for just such emergencies.
Date: 1949
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Southern Pacific Locomotive in Dallas]

Description: Southern Pacific Railroad's train No. 15, headed by Engine No. 651, a type 4-6-2 locomotive, in Dallas.
Date: 1950
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Southern Pacific Locomotive in Dallas]

Description: Southern Pacific engine No. 651, a type 4-6-2 locomotive in the Dallas Yards in 1949.
Date: unknown
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.P
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Southern Pacific train arriving in Dallas]

Description: With the Sears building in the background and the Union Terminal Company's coach yard on its left The Hustler Train No. 15 rolls into Dallas in the early afternoon in 1949 behind one of Southern Pacific's handsome P-14 steam locomotives.
Date: 1949
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Southern Pacific train departing from Dallas]

Description: Southern Pacific, Engine No. 650, a type 4-6-2 locomotive, heading Train No. 16 departing from Dallas in 1948.
Date: 1948
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Southern Pacific train in Dallas]

Description: Southern Pacific's train No. 15 headed by Engine No. 651, a type 4-6-2 in Dallas, Texas.
Date: 1948
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Southern Pacific train in Dallas]

Description: Southern Pacific's train No. 16 headed by Engine No. 629, a type 4-6-2 locomotive in Dallas.
Date: 1950
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Southern Pacific train passing through Dallas]

Description: Observe this rare specimen of steam motive power: Southern Pacific's Engine 741, a Mikado, type 2-8-2 locomotive, Train No. 155, heading a passenger train of two cars passing through Belt Junction in Dallas on June 22, 1952. Train 155 was a mixed freight and passenger train from Beaumont, Texas, which having dropped off its freight cars at Fox siding, out of sight just behind the coach, will continue to Union Terminal to deliver its passengers and express. The freight cars left at Fox would then be picked up by the Miller Yard switch engine and sorted for delivery in the yard. Engine 741 was one of fifty-seven of the Mk-5 class engines normally assigned to the train when it ran heavy.
Date: June 22, 1952
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Southern Pacific's East Dallas Depot]

Description: Houston and Texas Central (Southern Pacific) Railroad's East Dallas Depot, which was located on the southeast corner of Pacific Avenue and the railroad's right of way (now North Central Expressway), as it appeared in September 1916.
Date: September 1916
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad