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["Sunbeam" train leaving Dallas]

Description: In an era of rapid transit in Texas the Southern Pacific's advertisements cited the "Sunbeam" trains - modern streamliners - as the apex in luxury and speed between Dallas and Houston - an elapsed time of four hours and twenty-five minutes. This view portrays the "Sunbeam" train No. 14 southbound headed by Engine No. 651 - a streamlined Pacific type 4-6-2 locomotive - rolling out of Dallas Union Station, enroute to Houston on the afternoon of October 5, 1952.
Date: October 5, 1952
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.

[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.

[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.

["The Texan" at Belt Junction in Dallas]

Description: Texas & Pacific 1500HP F7A No.1581 which has been re-geared for passenger service and a 2250HP E8 approach the Belt Junction Interlocker with a mostly mail and express Train No.15 "The Texan" on June 22,1952.
Date: June 22, 1952
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.

[Cotton Belt train at University Park, Texas Depot]

Description: St. Louis - Southwesten (Cotton Belt) Railroad train No. 2 headed by Engine No. 308, a 1600 H.P. Alco - GE diesel-electric locomotive, at University Park Depot in Dallas, Texas on June 1, 1952.
Date: June 1, 1952
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.

[Cotton Belt train at Dallas Union Terminal]

Description: St. Louis - Southwestern (cotton Belt) Railroad train No. 2, headed by Engine No. 308, a 1600 H.P. Alco - GE diesel electric locomotive, at Dallas Union terminal on June 1, 1952.
Date: June 1, 1952
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.

["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.

["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.

["Twin Star Rocket" departing from Dallas]

Description: Rock Island Train No.17, the southbound Twin Star Rocket headed by No.652 a 2250 HP Electromotive E8 and a 2000 HP E7 approach Tower 19 on July 14, 1952.
Date: July 14, 1952
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.

["Texas Special" departing from Dallas]

Description: Katy's "Texas Special" train No. 1, southbound, is headed by Frisco's No. 2006 diesel unit as it departs from Dallas.
Date: April 14, 1952
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.

["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.

["The Texan" at Belt Junction in Dallas]

Description: Texas and Pacific's " The Texan" train No. 15, westbound, headed by diesel locomotive No. 1581, at Belt Junction in Dallas, on June 22, 1952.
Date: June 22, 1952
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.

["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.

["Sunbeam" under a Texas sky]

Description: Under a beautiful Texas sky, Southern Pacific's modern diesel powered streamliner "Sunbeam" train No. 14, southbound, rolls on a mile-a-minute schedule enroute from Dallas to Houston.
Date: 1952
Creator: Curry, J. F.

[Passenger train leaving Chicago]

Description: Illinois Central streamlined passenger train with a consist of nine cars, headed by engine No. 2418, a Mountain type 4-8-2 locomotive, leaving Chicago Central Station.
Date: 1952~

["The Capitol Limited" in Potomac River valley]

Description: "The Capitol Limited" one of Baltimore and Ohio Railroad's classic trains in the Potomac River valley. This train provided excellent facilities and cuisine between Chicago and Washington D.C.
Date: 1952~

[Two trains at Dearborn Station, Chicago]

Description: In Dearborn Station, Chicago, the Santa Fe's "Texas Chief" train No. 15, southbound awaits the departure signal as the "El Capitan" train No. 17, westbound, with a full-length Dome car, departs for California.
Date: 1952~
Creator: Meitz, Frank

[Union Pacific Railroad's "Portland Rose"]

Description: Union Pacific Railroad's "Portland Rose" train No. 17, a modern streamliner powered by four diesel units with a consist of thirteen cars, making a stop in Wyoming, circa 1952. Mountains are seen in the background.
Date: 1952~