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Oral History Interview with Elaine Carol Haufler Scogin, May 3, 2011

Description: Interview with Elaine Carol Haufler Scogin, the descendant of German immigrants, from Kerrville, Texas. Mrs. Scogin talks about her family's German heritage, her husband's service in World War II, local places and people, and her work as a secretary / bookkeeper / office manager for well known Kerrville businesses. The interview transcript includes pictures of Mrs. Scogin and her family, on pages 39-43.
Date: May 3, 2011
Creator: Collins, Francelle Robison; Stephens, Louis & Scogin, Elaine Carol Haufler
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Trammel's Trace: The First Road to Texas from the North

Description: Map showing "Trammel's Trace," the first road from the north (present-day Arkansas) into Texas, used around 1800. It includes notations for abandoned settlements, modern cities, and Caddo villages documented from 1800 to 1840, as well as other historic roads used at the time of Trammel's Trace.
Date: 2015
Creator: Pinkerton, Gary
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Train Engine #908 and Car]

Description: Photograph of train engine #908 and attached car on railroad tracks, viewed from the side. "Texas & Pacific" and "908" are visible on the side. Wires run between poles on either side of the train. Buildings stand in the background on the left and right. Handwritten text below the image says, "Texarkana, Texas Nov 24th 1946."
Date: November 24, 1946
Creator: Treptow, Russ
Partner: The Grace Museum

[Train Engine #902 and Car - Texarkana, Texas]

Description: Photograph of train engine #902 and attached car, viewed from a front side angle. "902" is visible on the front of the engine. Smoke billows up from the front chimney. A building stands just to the right behind, others in the background on the left. Poles stand above and on either side of the train. Handwritten text below the image says, "Texarkana, Texas 1949 - 'Eagle Train.'"
Date: 1949
Creator: Plummer, R. S.
Partner: The Grace Museum

[Train Engines #900 and #5311]

Description: Photograph of train engines #603 and #5311, viewed from the front. "603" and "5311" are visible on the front of the engines. Another train sits to the right. Poles connect above and stand on either side of the trains. Buildings are visible behind the trains in the distance. Handwritten text below the image says, "Texarkana, Texas 1948."
Date: 1948
Creator: Plummer, R. S.
Partner: The Grace Museum

[Train Engine #902 and Car]

Description: Photograph of a train engine and attached car on railroad tracks, viewed from the side. "902" and "Texas & Pacific" are visible on the side. Additional tracks lay to the front. Buildings can be seen in the background on either side. Handwritten text below the image says, "Texarkana, Texas Mar. 1932."
Date: March 1932
Creator: Vollrath, H. K.
Partner: The Grace Museum

[Train Engine #903 and Car - Texarkana, Texas]

Description: Photograph of train engine #903 and attached car, viewed from a front side angle. "903" is visible on the front of the engine and the side of the car, along with "Texas & Pacific." Men work alongside the train. Poles connect from the building behind and stand on either side of the train. Handwritten text below the image says, "Texarkana, Texas Sept. 1947."
Date: September 1947
Creator: Vollrath, H. K.
Partner: The Grace Museum

[Train Engine #901 and Car - Texarkana, Texas]

Description: Photograph of train engine #901 and attached cars on railroad tracks, viewed from the side. "901" is visible on the side. Another train sits in the right background, smoke rising from its engine. Buildings sit in the left background. Additional tracks lay in front, a pile of wood boards beside it on the right. Handwritten text below the image says, "Texarkana, Texas Aug 1st 1933."
Date: August 1, 1933
Creator: Monypeny, William
Partner: The Grace Museum

[Train Engine #649 and Car]

Description: Photograph of a train engine and attached car on railroad tracks, viewed from a front side angle. "649" is visible on the front of the engine. Additional tracks lay to the right. Train engine #537 can be seen in the background right, a high-rise building behind it in the distance. Smoke fills the air. Two people stand in the background left. Handwritten text below the image says, "Texarkana, Texas 1948."
Date: 1948
Creator: Plummer, R. S.
Partner: The Grace Museum

[Train Engine #908 and Car - Texarkana, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a train engine and attached car on railroad tracks, viewed from the side. "908" and "Texas & Pacific" are visible on the side. Additional tracks lay in front. A building sits in the background on the left. Handwritten text below the image says, "Texarkana Texas Sept 4 1949."
Date: September 4, 1949
Creator: Chelf, H. E.
Partner: The Grace Museum

[Train Engine #700 and Car - Texarkana, Texas]

Description: Photograph of train engine #700 and attached car on railroad tracks, viewed from the side. "700" and "Texas & Pacific" are visible on the side. Additional tracks lay to the side in front. Another train sits on the tracks behind to the right. A water tower stands in the background on the left. Handwritten text below the image says, "Texarkana, Texas Aug 1st 1933."
Date: August 1, 1933
Creator: Monypeny, William
Partner: The Grace Museum

[Train Engine #663 and Car]

Description: Photograph of train engine #663 and attached cars on railroad tracks, viewed from a front side angle. "663" is visible on the front of the engine. Additional tracks lay in front. Other trains sit on the tracks to the left and right. Handwritten text below the image says, "Texarkana, Texas Mar 1938."
Date: March 1938
Creator: Vollrath, H. K.
Partner: The Grace Museum

[Train Engine #668 and Cars]

Description: Photograph of train engine #668 and an attached cars on railroad tracks, viewed from a front side angle. "668" is visible on the engine. Electrical poles line the grass on the left side of the tracks. Handwritten text below the image says, "(Near) Texarkana, Texas Aug 1937 (Vegetable Block)."
Date: August 1937
Creator: Vollrath, H. K.
Partner: The Grace Museum

[Train Engine #661 and Cars]

Description: Photograph of train engine #661 and attached cars on railroad tracks, viewed from a front side angle. "661" is visible on the front of the engine. The train sits under raised railway signals. A wall sits off to the right in the background. Handwritten text below the image says, "Texarkana, Texas 1949."
Date: 1949
Creator: Plummer, R. S.
Partner: The Grace Museum

Oral History Interview with Robert Lee Mosty, March 9, 1998

Description: Interview with Robert Lee Mosty, World War II veteran and owner/operator of a plant nursery in Center Point, Texas. Mr. Mosty tells stories from his service in WWII, including how his unit was one of the first to meet liberated prisoners of war, as well as how he was wounded and taken prisoner. He also discusses studying at A&M, his work for the National Park Service, and running a plant nursery in the 1920s.
Date: March 9, 1998
Creator: Witt, Gerald & Mosty, Robert Lee
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

[T&P Train #627]

Description: Photograph of T&P train #627 leaving Texarkana, Texas. There is a man standing left of the train and a dark plume of smoke rising from the engine. Written beneath the image are "[sic] Leaving Texarkana, Texas 1949 with Extra West" and "R. S. Plummer."
Date: 1949
Creator: Plummer, R. S.
Partner: The Grace Museum

[T&P Train #610]

Description: Photograph of T&P train #610 in Texarkana, Texas in front of a large hotel building. Written underneath the image are "Texarkana, Texas Mar 7th 1948 (I-IAR)" and "H. J. Boudreaux."
Date: March 7, 1948
Creator: Boudreaux, H. J.
Location Info:
Partner: The Grace Museum