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[Coahuila and Zacatecas Railroad's Depot at Conception del Oro]

Description: Relatively unchanged from an era of long ago, Coahuila and Zacatecas Railroad's train No. 2, northbound, headed by Engine No. 6, a Pacific type 4-6-2 coal-fired steam locomotive with a consist of four cars, is backing into the depot at Concepcion del Oro, in the state of Zacatecas. The train has reversed direction on the wye at this southern terminal in the days of the great copper mines owned and operated by the Mazapol Copper Company, Ltd. Soon it will depart on its run over the narrow gauge rails to the northern terminus of the line in Saltillo, capitol city of the state of Coahuila, Mexico in February 1948.
Date: 1948
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Railroad Bridge Over Water]

Description: Photograph of a short train on top of a railroad bridge over water. Several large tents are pitched on a thin stretch of rocky beach running through the center of the frame. On the right side of this beach, large debris litters the ground. The bridge itself is supported by a series of arches running below the tracks. Telephone poles line the far side of the bridge.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Fritz Dietrich

Railroad-Switch

Description: Patent for a railroad switch that is easier to use and more effective than the "common stub switch" (lines 10-11), thereby reducing damage.
Date: December 16, 1919
Creator: Cuellar, Samuel D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Texas Rail System Plan

Description: This plan addresses the Texas Rail System Plan (TRSP). The TRSP provides the plan to implement commuter and freight rail improvements that keep pace with economic growth. It covers issues such as infrastructure, public need, and long-range planning.
Date: October 2005
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Austin to Houston Passenger Rail Study

Description: The purpose of the Austin to Houston Passenger Rail Study is to analyze the feasibility of implementing 110 mph intercity passenger rail service between Austin and Houston including possible service to Bryan/ College Station. This feasibility analysis consisted of identifying the characteristics of existing rail infrastructure and operations in the study corridors, analyzing potential alternative alignments for the passenger rail operations, and determining required infrastructure and impacts for potential passenger rail service in the study area.
Date: December 2011
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Train Wreck by Central Texas Iron Works

Description: Photograph of a train derailment. There are three sets of tracks pictured and the set of tracks on the far right is where the train has derailed. In the background, one of the wooden train cars has been broken apart. "T & P 22057" is printed on the side of the train cars.
Date: 1955
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Railroad Station in Lott]

Description: Photograph of a train emitting steam at a railroad station in Lott, Texas; there is a sign that reads "[...] Lott [...] Let us show you [...] We Have Cement Side Walks, Good Schools, Water Works, Electric Lights, All The Things That Go To Make A Good Town. Land Prices Set Very Reasonable"
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[KCS Train Depot]

Description: Photograph of the Kansas City Southern Railroad Depot in Port Arthur, TX. The tracks next to the platform are empty. Several cars are parked around the depot. Accompanying information states the picture was taken circa 1950.
Date: unknown
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[KCS Train Depot]

Description: Photograph of the Kansas City Southern Railroad Depot in Port Arthur, TX. An unpaved road leads up to the front of the depot. A train is behind the depot. A caption below the picture reads, "The Kansas City Southern Depot at Port Arthur."
Date: unknown
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Segregated waiting room in Middlesboro, Kentucky]

Description: Photograph of people waiting outside a segregated waiting room of the Middlesboro, Kentucky, railroad station. In the image, the sign above the door reads "WHITE WAITING ROOM," a large group of men and women can be seen waiting outside. A young boy is leaning over holding a shoe shining kit in front of three men in the foreground.
Date: unknown
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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