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Union Depot

Description: This is a photograph from the book - "Austin, Texas, illustrated: Famous Capital City of the Lone Star State" published in 1900 that shows Union Depot on Congress Avenue in Austin, Texas. Trains and passengers in view. Property of International & Great Northern Railroad.
Date: 1900~
Creator: Jordan-Ellison
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Train Station in Alvin Texas]

Description: Photograph of a train station in Alvin Texas with the train tracks and platform on the right and trees and a corral on the right. In the background several buildings, including houses and a water tower, are visible. A handwritten note on the front of the photograph reads "Depot - Alvin Texas - from Troop Train March."
Date: 1915~
Partner: The University of Texas – Rio Grande Valley

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
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[News Clip: Rock Island]

Description: B-roll video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: September 12, 1979, 6:00 p.m.
Duration: 57 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Railroad (Women Working)]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: March 31, 1977, 10:00 p.m.
Duration: 2 minutes 02 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Railroad by Town]

Description: Photograph of a set of railroad tracks running by an area with numerous houses, sheds, and shacks around a grid of roads. A single boxcar is sitting on the tracks towards the left.
Date: unknown
Creator: Mugg, Kilo
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

[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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[News Clip: Rock Island Strike]

Description: B-roll video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: September 5, 1979, 6:00 p.m.
Duration: 51 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Rock Island]

Description: B-roll video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: September 18, 1979, 6:00 p.m.
Duration: 1 minute 09 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Train Station]

Description: Photograph of a building, possibly a train station, in Cumberland Gap, Tennessee. A railroad can be seen in the lower left of the image, and a mountainside makes up the background. The picture may have been taken during the 1950's.
Date: [1950..1959]
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Rock Island]

Description: B-roll video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: May 2, 1979, 6:00 p.m.
Duration: 1 minute 10 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[International and Great Northern Railway Depot]

Description: Photograph of people, cars, and wagons in front of a railroad depot, identified at the bottom as "I. and G. N. Ry. Depot, Laredo, Texas." Postcard is dated 7/15/1920. There is a letter on the back of the postcard addressed to "Henry" that refers to an attack that day on Nuevo Laredo by revolutionaries.
Date: July 15, 1920
Partner: Laredo Public Library

[Anson Mills Building and San Jacinto Plaza]

Description: Postcard of Anson Mills Building and San Jacinto Plaza, El Paso, Texas. A stunning view of downtown El Paso, Texas with a northeastern perspective. First building to the left is the Hotel McCoy which occupied the top floors of the White House Department Store. The White House and the Hotel McCoy were located at 127 Pioneer Plaza. The middle building is the Anson Mills Building. Above the Hotel McCoy and to the left of the Anson Building, and off to the distance, is El Paso High School still under construction. So this image was taken before 1916. The Hotel Sheldon can be seen on the bottom right corner of the image - location, N Oregon and Pioneer Plaza. Between the Mills building and Hotel Sheldon is San Jacinto Plaza. The building in the center of the picture and to the right of the Mills building is the Galveston, Harrisburg & San Antonio Railroad [G H & S A Ry] Superintendent's Office located at N Kansas and Main, ca 1915 El Paso City Directory. And overlooking all of these buildings are the Franklin Mountains.
Date: 1915~
Creator: Horne, Walter. H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[North Stanton Street, El Paso, Texas]

Description: Postcard of North Stanton Street, El Paso, Texas. [Rim of Mesa in the Distance.] This is the 100 and 200 block of N Stanton Street with a north perspective of the street. The Reynolds Building is the 5 story white structure on the left side of the image. The address for the Reynolds Building is 201-5 N Stanton circa 1917. The building still stands today and was designed by the the architect firm of Trost & Trost. Built in 1911 the building was originally called Calisher's. Other names for the same building are Everybody's Department Store; the Reynolds Building; American Furniture; and J. J. Newberry Company. On the other side of the Reynolds Building is the Busy Bee Fruit Store, 200 N Stanton. The 7 story structure on the left side of Stanton Street, in the distance, is the El Paso & Southwestern Building or E P & S W. Stanton Street is full of pedestrians, horse and buggy's, cars, and two electric trolley cars. Other visible stores include Kiefer's and Tuttle Paint & Glass Company, 210-212 N Stanton. Information and citation source is from the 1917 El Paso, Texas City Directory.
Date: 1917~
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[General John Joseph "Black Jack" Pershing]

Description: Postcard of General John J. Pershing disembarking from a train. General Pershing is seen in this image shaking the hand of the unknown man who is wearing the derby style hat and the heavy overcoat. The other Army Officer, left, is identified as Major General Robert Lee Howze (1864 - 1926) of the 11th Cavalry. General Howze was in command of the 11th Cavalry during General Pershing's Expedition into Mexico. General Howze is credited for commanding the unit that rescued Captain L. H. Morey at Carrizal on or about 26 June 1916. This meeting most likely took place at the Union Depot Passenger Station in El Paso, Texas.
Date: 1916~
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library
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