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[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

[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

[Express Depot]

Description: Postcard image of the Express Depot. Cart is loaded with silver bullion from Mexico. Carts lined up next to the tracks. Men are standing in front of the carts. Water tower and depot in background, partially obscured by the carts.
Date: 1900
Partner: Fort Bend Museum
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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
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[News Clip: Southern Pacific]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: February 1, 1977, 10:00 p.m.
Duration: 3 minutes 14 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Tarrant Depot

Description: Front of Rock Island Railroad depot at Tarrant, TX, which was south of Euless. The train station was named Tarrant. The railroad company hoped that Tarrant would become a thriving, commercial center, but that never materialized. The depot closed in 1930.
Date: unknown
Partner: Tarrant County College NE, Heritage Room

[Lawrence Family]

Description: Photograph of Dr. Charles W. Lawrence and his grandson, W. Lawrence Rogers. The family members are riding in a car with their dog, Rastus, near Bodie Park in Longview, Texas. Part of City Hall is visible to the right of the photograph, and the Texas and Pacific Passenger and Freight Depot is pictured on the left side of the photograph. The Confederate Monument is pictured directly behind the car.
Date: 1911~
Partner: Longview Public Library

[Hacks at a Railroad Depot]

Description: Before the ascendancy of automobiles to public popularity, hacks met newcomers at the depot to take them to their favorite hotel or rooming house. This picture is probably typical week-end visitors from the Ft. Worth/Dallas "Metroplex" in Mineral Wells to drink the health-giving mineral water, and take the relaxing baths and massages. The men on the telephone poles were typical of the "spotters" who sought to deliver clients to local hotels and rooming houses. The photograph appears on page 44 of the "Time Was..." Second Edition.
Date: unknown
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Linnet Moore, July 28, 1898]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. In this letter, Charles informs Linnet about the goings-on in Collin County. The news includes: a discussion about the cows breaking into Priest's field, agricultural updates, a dialogue about Charley Rutledge's boys who were badly injured (one was fatally injured), details about the day's agenda, community news, an update on the horse buyer who arrives by train, and a discussion about purchasing train tickets to Colorado. The envelope is included with this letter.
Date: July 28, 1898
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Visitors Arriving in Our City

Description: The boy shown near the center of the picture is 10-year-old George Calvin Hazelwood, who was a newsboy at the time. The man beside the boy is Louis Farris, who worked for the Hazelwood and C. W. Massie families of Palo Pinto. They are, in 1920, meeting the train to pick up the daily newspapers. The crowd is typical of the week-end visitors arriving from the Dallas/Ft. Worth area. The Weatherford, Mineral Wells & Northwestern Railway Company reported 190,210 passengers for the year 1920. (This information came from page 92 of Art Weaver's "Time Was in Mineral Wells.")
Date: unknown
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library
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