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[Westbound double-headed passenger train in Dallas]

Description: Observe this unusual scene: One of the Texas and Pacific Railway's westbound passenger trains entering Dallas Union Terminal Station - double-headed by steam locomotives with Engine No. 715, a Pacific type 4-6-2, on the point. the time was 5:00 PM in the year 1949. This unusual photograph appears to depict a three-locomotive movement from the Cadiz St roundhouse to the station tracks at Union Terminal Co. The first engine is a T&P 4-6-2 No.715, the second most likely also a T&P locomotive, and the third is one of the Southern Pacific's streamlined 4-6-2 P-14s in Sunbeam service. The notes accompanying the photograph list the time as 5:00PM which is the exact time The Sunbeam is supposed to depart for Houston. It will certainly have to do some high stepping to beat the Sam Houston Zephyr into Houston this 1949 day.
Date: 1949
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Item Type: Photograph

["The Westerner" crossing the Red River Bridge]

Description: Missouri Pacific's "The Westerner" train No. 7, southbound, enroute from St. Louis to El Paso, headed by engine No. 5310, a Mountain type 4-8-2 locomotive, crossing over the Red River bridge near Fulton, Arkansas.
Date: 1948
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Item Type: Photograph

["The Westerner" departing from Texarkana]

Description: Texas and Pacific's "The Westerner" train No. 7, westbound, headed by Engine No. 907, a 900 Class Mountain type 4-8-2 locomotive, departing from the Texarkana, Arkansas - Texas Union Station.
Date: 1950
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Item Type: Photograph

["Yankee Clipper" in Forest Hills, Mass]

Description: The New Haven Railroad's "Yankee Clipper" headed by Engine No. 1396 - a Pacific type 4-6-2 locomotive, enroute through Forest Hills, Massachusetts, on June 11, 1934. Operating between Boston and New York on a 4-hour and 45-minute schedule, this All-Pullman train comprised Club car, two Parlor cars, Dining car, and Sun Parlor Observation car. The "Yankee Clipper" rolled over the New Haven's main line rails - between Grand Central station (New York) and Back Bay, South Station (Boston) - a rail distance of 229.5 miles - at an average speed of 51 miles per hour. This was an excellent schedule for the era.
Date: June 11, 1934
Item Type: Photograph

[Yard at Dallas Union Station]

Description: Observe this scene of activity in the Dallas Union Station's yards - the "Sam Houston Zephyr" has just entered the terminal, closely followed by the "Hustler" while the "Texas Zephyr" waits for its scheduled departure.
Date: 1949~
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Item Type: Photograph