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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

["Autovias" train in Mexican mountains]

Description: Chihuahua - Pacific Railway's "Autovias" train, consisting of fiat diesel cars coming out of one of the 73 tunnels which are located on the line between La Junta and El Fuerte, Mexico on the 281 mile portion of the route traversing the mountain region over the Continental Divide around 1968.
Date: 1968
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["The Chief" in California]

Description: Photograph of Santa Fe's "The Chief" passing "Sullivan's Curve" in rugged Cajon Pass, California, June 1964.
Date: June 1964
Creator: Meitz, Frank
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Santa Fe's "The Chief" diesel locomotive]

Description: Santa Fe's "The Chief" train No. 20, eastbound, ascends the grade of Raton Pass shortly after leaving the city of Raton, New Mexico in August 1958.
Date: August 1958
Creator: ERB, dON
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

Four Men with Sled on Mountainside

Description: Copy negative of four men in winter clothes, standing in the snow with a sled. They appear to be on a mountain slope and behind them are trees and other slopes.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Panigloben in Homalographischer Projection

Description: This map shows the world in two circular hemispheres. Continents and some countries are labeled. Bodies of water and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). There is an ancillary map at the bottom of the page showing the North Pole, labeled "Länder um den Nord-Pol in Stereographischer Polarprojection." To either side of the ancillary map, there are colored charts comparing the heights of world mountains; they are labeled "Höhen auf der Westlichen Halbkugel" and "Höhen auf der Östlichen Halbkugel." Scale 1:94,000,000.
Date: unknown
Creator: Lange, Henry, 1821-1893
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Mountain View

Description: Copy negative of a landscape with a mountain in the distance. Clouds float over the snowy mountain range and shrubs grow over the hills in the mid-ground of the image. Photograph was taken somewhere in Utah or Wyoming.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Hotel Exterior

Description: Copy negative of a hotel exterior in Wyoming or Utah. Two buildings sit on a mountain slope surrounded by pine trees. Taller mountains are visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Buildings at a Camp

Description: Copy negative of buildings at a YMCA camp. Also in the picture there is a windmill and what seems to be like water towers, as well as a few unknown people walking around the camp.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Building at a Camp

Description: Copy negative of a building at a YMCA camp. In the background there are mountains and empty landscape.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

YMCA Camp

Description: Copy negative of a building at the YMCA camp. The building is within a mountain range, there are two doors leading in and out of the side of the building.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Cabin Exterior

Description: Copy negative of the side exterior view of a cabin. The cabin seems to be two stories high, in the background there seems to be a lot of trees.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Santa Fe's "The Chief"]

Description: Reminiscent of the "Glory Days of Steam" the Santa Fe's "The Chief" train No. 20, eastbound, tri-headed by locomotives, is climbing to the crest of Raton Pass in New Mexico in May 1947.
Date: May 1947
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["Melchor Ocampo" in Fraile]

Description: A combine second and first class coach, No. 7 named "Melchor Ocampo" is the rear-end car on the Coahuila and Zacatecas Railroad's passenger train which has made a station stop at the small town of Fraile on February 23, 1960. Along these narrow gauge rails in the early 1920s bandits frequently staged holdups of trains carrying payrolls in gold and silver to the mines at Concepcion del Oro.
Date: February 23, 1960
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway]

Description: Passenger train on the Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway headed by engine No. 3, a Baldwin Vauclain compound 0-4-2T steam locomotive, with coach No. 104, traverses the Cog Wheel Route in the summer of 1965.
Date: 1965
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["Texas Chief" in Oklahoma]

Description: Winding through the rugged countryside near Washita Canyon in Oklahoma, the Santa Fe's "Texas Chief" powered by four diesel units and a consist of eleven cars, rolls southward towards Fort Worth, Dallas, Houston, and Galveston, Texas, circa 1956.
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

Best Wishes for Easter

Description: Embossed color postcard with a scenic landscape placed in the center of a cross. Below the landscape are violets, a dove, and the words, "Best Wishes for Easter" It is addressed to Mrs. E.A. Dill, 517 High St., Oklahoma City, Okla. It is postmarked Waco, Tex on Apr 9, 1909.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Sondfjord, Norway

Description: Color postcard depicting the town of Sondfjord, Norway. There is a river flowing through the countryside and mountains in the background. Small farms and a lumber miss are in the foreground. The correspondence reads, " My dear Mrs. Dill:- Thanks for your kindly interest in us. Fortune seemed to favor us all the way home. We started Monday noon and reached home Tuesday night at 8. We were so glad you decided to go when you did. Callie and Daisy mean to start to New York next Thurs. then the mother [not legible] and I will be alone. Give Rosa Louise a generous bear hug for each of us. I suppose Mr. [not legible] has not driven through in his wagon yet! Let us hear from you occasionally - we do not want ot loose sight of you. Faith, Hope, and Charity." It is addressed to Mrs. Alice Dill, Paris, Texas. It is postmarked Leonard, Tex on Jun 7, 1908.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Workers on Carrasco Ranch

Description: Photograph of workers that were making a road to the house on the Carrasco Ranch in West Texas. The men are: Rijino Zubiate of Alpine, TX; Abel Delgadillo of Ojinaga; Agopito Zubiate of Pecos, Texas; Mike Montoyo of Alpine, Texas; Juan Young of Cloudcroft, Texas; and G.A. Glenn of El Paso.
Date: 1937
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Plaza in Guanajay]

Description: Photograph of a plaza in Guanajay. Several gardens with fountains fill the plaza. Some buildings border the plaza, and the silhouette of a mountain is visible in the distant background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Train on the Old Mexican Railway]

Description: The daylight train No. 51, eastbound, traverses a trestle on the Old Mexican Railway, over the electrified division between Esperanza and Paso del Macho, enroute from Mexico City to Veracruz in August 1964.
Date: 1964
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad