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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.

["The Kansas City Star"]

Description: On a snowy morning at 10 o'clock, with the temperature at 18 degrees, the Union Pacific Railroad's No. 69, westbound, headed by Engine No. 2877, a Pacific type 4-6-2 locomotive, departs from the Kansas City Union Station enroute from St. Louis to Denver on January 5, 1947.
Date: January 5, 1947