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[Train on Bridge #1]

Description: Photograph of a train on a bridge. Most of the train carts seen in the picture are rectangular. A hotel and clock tower can be seen in the background. Some vehicles and people are on the road under the bridge. Back of photo reads, "Park-Orleans Grade Separation - Beaumont - June 1965 Beaumont Division".
Date: June 1965
Partner: Edison Museum

[Train on Bridge #2]

Description: Photograph of a train on a bridge. The train carts seen in the picture are cylindrical. A hotel and clock tower can be seen in the background. Some vehicles and people are on the road under the bridge. Back of photo reads, "Park-Orleans Grade Separation - Beaumont - June 1965 Beaumont Division".
Date: June 1965
Partner: Edison Museum

[Train Junction]

Description: Photograph of a train junction in Beaumont, Texas. Visible are various train tracks and carts. Beaumont's taller buildings can be seen in the background with various smaller buildings by the train junction.
Date: unknown
Partner: Edison Museum

[Letter from George P Fuilay to Dr. Joseph Pound, August 29, 1904]

Description: Letter from George P. Fuilay to Dr. Joseph Pound telling him to correspond with Mrs. Murdock in order to acknowledge his presence at the upcoming reunion in St. Louis. Fuilay says that Murdock had told him that the "Texas & Pacific and Iron Mountain Railways will give our comrades free passage to St. Louis."
Date: August 29, 1904
Creator: Fuilay, George P.
Partner: Dr. Pound Historical Farmstead

[Letter from Dr. James Steele to Dr. Joseph Pound, July 31, 1912]

Description: Letter from Dr. James Steele to Dr. Joseph Pound with regrets that he won't be able to visit at the time he thought he would be able to; Steele says he spends "every Monday morning in San Marcos...and leave on the 1:40 P.M. train in time to reach my office here by 4 P.M." Steele also hopes to meet up with the Pounds in San Marcos one day and let his daughter spend a week with them.
Date: July 31, 1912
Creator: Steele, Dr. James S.
Partner: Dr. Pound Historical Farmstead

[Postcard from W. B. Johnston to George Pendexter, August 16, 1912]

Description: Postcard from W. B. Johnston to George Pendexter saying that he has just returned from his vacation of 25 days. The photograph on the reverse side of the card shows a Quaker Oats Plant having been burned in March 1911; the building is still smoking at the time of this picture. There is also a train in the photograph with the words "Ann Arbor" written on the side.
Date: August 16, 1912
Creator: Johnston, W. B.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Railroad near Kingsland]

Description: Photograph of a train on the Austin and Northwest Railroad line on a hillside, taken from a treeline above. People are visible at the front, back, and windows of the train, and two buildings are in the distance below. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph reads, "Near Granite Mountain [illegible] Burnet and Marble Falls, about 1882 near Kingsland. A&NW RR."
Date: 1882
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Granite Mountain

Description: Photograph of two men in a hilly landscape, with a moving train in the background. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph reads, "Granite Mountain near Marble Falls, Texas 1882, A&NW [Austin and Northwest] Narrow Gauge R.R."
Date: 1882
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Railroad near Burnet]

Description: Photograph of an Austin and Northwest Railroad train moving through the countryside. Several people are visible on the rear cart of the train, looking at the camera. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph reads, "Excursion on A&NW RR narrow engine about 1882 near Burnet. W.J.L. Sullivan -- Texas Ranger in for ground with work. Slaughter Gap near Fairland and Marble Falls."
Date: 1882
Creator: Hill, S. B.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Horse Shoe Curve S.P.R.R. near El Paso, Texas

Description: Photograph of a train near El Paso, Texas. The train is going along a curved track in a field, and the photograph was taken from the rear cart of the train. Inscription on the back reads "Horse Shoe Curve S.P.R.R. near El Paso, Texas -- taken from rear end of train while train was in motion, note double header."
Date: February 8, 1915
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Prismoidal (One Rail) Railway System, Adapted for City Streets, Suburban, and General Railroad Traffic

Description: Photograph of a crowd of people on a train. A handwritten note reads "W.W. Knowles, Bastrop, TX, [illegible] at Brenham." A printed note on the back of the photograph reads, "Prismoidal (One Rail) Railway System, Adapted for City Streets, Suburban, and General Railroad Traffic; Practicable by Steam, or Horse power; Elevated or at Grade; Built and equipped at one half the cost of any other plan of equal capacity; Cars impossible to be thrown from track; examination of this system, by engineers and others, is respectfully solicited. I am now prepared to grant Licenses to railway companies and others, to construct and use the Prismoidal railway system., E. Crew, Inventor and Patentee."
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Juarez, Mexico]

Description: Photograph of a crowd near a train in Juarez, Mexico. People to the left are seen dancing to the music of a band of string instruments, pictured at center, while people in the train and lined up at the right watch.
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Railroad near Llano]

Description: Photograph of a crowd of people and horse-drawn carriages gathered around a train on a railroad in a forest. A note on back reads "Mr. Will Todman from England, Time Keeper for Quarries at Llano, Texas. Quarrying granite for consturction of the State Capitol at Austin. 50,000 tones narrow [illegible] R.R. A. & N.W. Near Llano -- before R.R. was finished to an Austin Band was was hired to play -- Group Moore F. [illegible], (Major Ramsdell)."
Date: [1864..1881]
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Letter from Tommie Suits to Elmer Josephine Wheatly, July 24, 1937]

Description: Letter written to Elmer Josephine Bahl from Tommie Suits in New York City. Suits describes a letter that he received from Elmer's mother and mentions that "Johnnie Lou said she got her cat." Suits talks about dancing and his trip to Washington D.C. over July 31st to August 1st and 2nd: "I had planned on getting there early Saturday and staying until late Monday."
Date: July 24, 1937
Creator: Suits, Tommie
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Front of Train #400 Engine]

Description: Photograph of the front of a train engine parked in a fenced area. Most of the engine is dark, with several silver-colored components including the smokestack, smokebox, and pilot. Handwritten text below the image says "T&P #400 (ex FW&D loco) at Marshall, Texas Apr 28th 1982."
Date: April 28, 1982
Creator: Watson, Don
Location Info:
Partner: The Grace Museum

[Train Engine #400 and Car]

Description: Photograph of a train engine and attached car, viewed from the side, parked in an enclosed, fenced area. The car has text on the side and the number "400" is visible on the cab and front of the engine. Handwritten text below the image says "T&P #400 (ex FW&D loco) at Marshall Texas Apr 28th 1982."
Date: April 28, 1982
Creator: Watson, Don
Location Info:
Partner: The Grace Museum