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[Photograph of a Bombed German City]

Description: Photograph of a German city with damaged buildings. The photo is taken from an elevated structure and focuses down a road. Buildings on either side of the road show signs of bombing damage.
Date: 1942~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of a Ruined Building]

Description: Photograph of a partially destroyed five-story building. The left side of the structure has been hollowed out and lined with rubble. Several people stand near light posts on the street below. Other buildings are visible in the background.
Date: 1942~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of Rail Yard]

Description: Photograph of a rail yard. An engine and two cars are resting among the many tracks in the area. Wood and building materials litter the foreground. A city is visible in the background.
Date: 1942~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of a German City]

Description: Photograph of a German city taken from an elevated structure. Several multistory structures are visible in the foreground, while smoke or fog obscures much of the background.
Date: 1942~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of Ruined Buildings]

Description: Photograph of ruined buildings across from railroad tracks. The multi-story building is missing its roof and much of its rear structure. Rubble litters the surrounding area.
Date: 1942~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of Damaged Buildings]

Description: Photograph of a four-story building with a ruined roof and scorch marks around the windows. The fourth story has been completely destroyed on the right portion of the structure. A church steeple is visible in the right background.
Date: 1942~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of Buildings with Snowy Yards]

Description: Photograph of three single-story buildings and their lightly snowed-upon yards. Two groups of three people can be seen on either side of the center building in the background.
Date: 1942~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Aerial View of Downtown Orange, Texas]

Description: Aerial photograph of the downtown area of Orange, Texas along the Sabine River. On the top left is the County Courthouse.
Date: unknown
Creator: T.L. Gunn's Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Pacific steam engine leaving the Chicago station]

Description: Most of the Chicago and North Western Railway's fleet of passenger trains traveled behind Pacifics like No. 2911, seen here leaving the Chicago station in 1939. The city of Chicago is in the background of this photo.
Date: 1939
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Southern Pacific train arriving in Dallas]

Description: With the Sears building in the background and the Union Terminal Company's coach yard on its left The Hustler Train No. 15 rolls into Dallas in the early afternoon in 1949 behind one of Southern Pacific's handsome P-14 steam locomotives.
Date: 1949
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["The Bluebonnet" departs from Dallas]

Description: It's a typical summer day in Texas and the year is 1950. The Katy's "The Bluebonnet" train No. 7 southbound, headed by a beautiful Pacific type 4-6-2 locomotive, with a consist of eight standard heavyweight passenger cars - departs from Dallas on its lengthy run to San Antonio.
Date: 1950
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["Sam Houston Zephyr" arriving in Dallas]

Description: Burlington's "Sam Houston Zephyr" train No. 4, headed by Engine No. 9951-A, a 2250 H.P. electro-motive diesel, arriving in Dallas on January 27, 1954.
Date: January 27, 1954
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Baltimore Building and Lee Building in Oklahoma City]

Description: Monochromatic postcard with pictures of two buildings in Oklahoma City. On the left is the Baltimore Building, a five-story building with Seaver Drugs on its first floor. On the right is the Lee Building, another five story brick building. Printed on the card, "Greetings from Oklahoma City, Okla." Handwritten on the front, July 13th/ 07, Dear Pap- Jack came all right - & seems to be perfectly well but I was surprised to see him so soon. not a line from any of you yet. He is not so well has an eye tooth nearly through. will write you tomorrow. Alice" It is addressed to Mr. A. Bassano, 527 S. Mill St, Paris, Tex. It is postmarked Oklahoma, Okla. on July 13, 1907.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

View of Seventeenth Street, Denver

Description: Color postcard picturing a view of Seventeenth Street in Denver, Colorado. Brick buildings line the street where pedestrians and carriages pass by. Handwritten on the front. "Aug 1-06. Dear Rosa: We walked down this beautiful street this morning. Do you suppose we felt as small as those people look? With Love, Nellie." It is addressed to Miss Rosa Bassano, Paris, Texas. it is postmarked Denver, Colorado.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Mt. Adams Incline and Rockwood Pottery, Cincinnati, Ohio

Description: Color postcard decorated with glitter. It depicts Mt. Adams, a large hill in Cincinnati, Ohio. Homes and businesses cover the hill and a railway while carts ascend the hill carrying loads. Printed on the card, "Mt. Adams Incline and Rockwood Pottery, Cincinnati, O" and handwritten on the front, "Hello Rose, I rec the pictures all right, Many thanks. Write me soon. Happy New Year. 1526 St. [ ] S.G.F." It is addressed to Miss Rosa N. Bassano, Paris, Tex., S. Mill St.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Lee Hotel in Oklahoma City]

Description: Color postcard depicting the Lee Hotel in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. It is a five-story red brick building with striped awnings on some of the windows. There are carts and pedestrians in the streets near the building. A sign on the street level reads, "Democratic Headquarters." Handwritten on the front is the date, "July 8th/07" Correspondence on the back reads, "Dear folks - we arrived all O.K. & all feel pretty good today. hope Jack is improving, had as very pleasant trip, will write tomorrow. do you all miss us Lovingly, Alice & her." It is addressed to Mr. A. Bassano, 527 S. Mill St., Paris, Tex. It is postmarked Oklahoma, Okla on Jul 9, 1907.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

["Sunbeam" departing from Houston]

Description: This scene depicts Southern Pacific's Grand Central Station in Houston as it appeared in the last days , the "end of the age of steam". The Southern Pacific's "Sunbeam" train No. 13 northbound headed by Engine No. 650 - a streamlined Pacific type 4-6-2 locomotive - departs from the terminal on its run to Dallas at 4:45 PM on August 9, 1953.
Date: August 9, 1953
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Southern Pacific locomotive arriving in Dallas]

Description: Locomotive No. 620 one of the P-6 class "protection" engines kept under steam at Ennis, substitutes for one of the three streamlined P-14 engines (650, 651,or 652) normally assigned to bring The Hustler, Train No. 15 into Dallas in 1949. The Southern Pacific was in direct competition with the FW&D in Texas at the time and the Dallas/Houston route's schedule had to be protected against engine failures. One engine was kept with steam up at Ennis and another at Hearne for just such emergencies.
Date: 1949
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["The Bluebonnet" in Dallas]

Description: Missouri - Kansas - Texas Railroad's train No. 7, "The Bluebonnet", headed by Engine No. 392, a type 4-6-2 locomotive in Dallas in 1950.
Date: 1950
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad