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[Affidavit In Any Fact by Lee E. Bowers]

Description: Affidavit In Any Fact by Lee E. Bowers, regarding unusual activity in a railroad yard prior to the President's assassination. Bowers states that he watched multiple cars engage in suspicious activity by a street that dead ended at the railroad yard near North Tower Union Terminal Company, where he worked. About 10 minutes after he saw the last car leave he heard gunshots.
Date: November 22, 1963
Creator: Collins, Patsy
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

Dr. S.M. Brown Residence

Description: Photograph of Dr. S.M. Brown's residence. The house is one-story with a front porch and a large white picket fence surrounding the house and the tree-filled yard. In the foreground is tall grass and puddles. In the lower right-hand corner are railroad tracks. Written on the photograph is, "Dr S.M. Brown Res. Front St. To Freight Depot, To Adams Bayou."
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Fort Worth & Denver City Roundhouse Built at Childress Shop Yards in 1910]

Description: Photograph of the Forth Worth & Denver City Railroad roundhouse and shop yards in Childress, Texas. This photograph contains two images. The top image is of the roundhouse and the bottom image is of the shop yard. The roundhouse is made of brick and mortar and is surrounded by several train tracks and wheels. The shop yard is full of buildings, structures, and steam engines labeled "Fort Worth & Denver".
Date: unknown
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

[The "Silver Chief" Texas Zephyr]

Description: Photograph of the Texas Zephyr known as the "Silver Chief". The zephyr is traveling along the Fort Wort & Denver- Burlington Route. There is another set of train tracks in front of the moving zephyr and power lines are present in the top right hand corner of the photograph. The name "Silver Chief" is visible on the side of the zephyr.
Date: unknown
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

[The Train That Brought FDR to Childress, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a steam engine traveling across an open field. There are parked cars waiting along both sides of the train tracks and the drivers are waiting outside their cars. President Franklin D. Roosevelt is a passenger on the train according to the handwriting on the edge of the photograph.
Date: 1938
Creator: Stanford Studio
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

[Train Tracks on a Hill]

Description: Photograph of a pair of train tracks stretching along a hill. Evergreen trees and shrubs are visible on either side of the tracks. Snow can be seen along the base of poles that run along the tracks and on the landscape in the background. Part of a fence is visible on the left side of the photo.
Date: 1944~
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of Heavily Damaged Buildings]

Description: Photograph of damaged brick buildings behind railroad tracks. A building in the background to the left is gutted with its lower windows choked with piles of rubble. The closer building to the right is missing significant portions of its wall. The remains of a covering structure stands before the building and over the tracks.
Date: 1944~
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum