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["The Montrealer" near Montreal]

Description: Photograph of one of America's most unique passenger trains. Depicted in this photograph is the "Montrealer" train No. 21, northbound, on the last portion of its journey near Montreal, Canada. The famous old name train - headed by a C,ational's Engine No. 231 - a Pacific type 4-6-2 locomotive with a consist of five standard heavyweight cats - was om service for a number of decades. "The Montrealer" was a Pennsylvania train from Washington D.C. to New York; a New Haven train from New York to Springfield; a Boston train from Springfield to White River Junction; and a Canadian National train from White River Junction to Montreal. The rail distance was 669.7 miles. Over a span of years "The Montrealer" departed from Washington at 4:00 pm and arrived in Montreal at 8:55 am. This schedule was equivalent to an average running time of about 40 miles per hour.
Date: January 1938
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Church and Footbridge in Winter]

Description: Color postcard depicting a winter scene with a country church in the background and a footbridge with a man on it on the foreground. Written on the card, "Sincere Christmas Wishes" and handwritten, "Mr & Mrs. B.A. Hodges." It is addressed to Miss A.E. Dill, Paris, Texas.It is postmarked Temple, Tex on Dec 23, 1904.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Windmill in Winter]

Description: Color postcard depicting a winter scene with a footbridge in the foreground and a windmill in the background. Printed on the card, "With Best Wishes for a Happy Christmas" and handwritten, "Mr & Mrs, B. A. Hodges." It is addressed to Miss Rosa Bassano, Paris, Texas. It is postmarked Temple, Tex. on Dec 23, 1904.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Young Woman in a Snowy Grove of Trees]

Description: Black and white photograph of a young woman, identified as Christine Olson Walters. Christine, who has her hands clasped in front of her, is dressed in a short coat, a knitted hat, pants, and boots. The ground that she stands on is covered in a thick layer of snow. Numerous snow-covered trees surround her.
Date: 1925
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Snow on a Barn Roof]

Description: Copy negative of a black and white photograph of a barn whose roof is covered in a thick sheet of snow. To the left of the barn, a silo is partially visible in the foreground. A four-wheeled trailer sits in the snow that is on the ground in front of the barn. The back end of another trailer is discernible on the right.
Date: 1924
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Snow Scene at P.J.A. Petersen Home

Description: A copy negative of a black and white photograph of P.J.A. Petersen's land and house during the rare snow of 1925. The foreground shows Petersen's land nearly completely covered in snow. His two-story house, visible in the background, is nestled amongst trees that are both deciduous and coniferous. The sky behind the house is a cloudy gray.
Date: 1925
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Equipment Store and Car

Description: Negative of the front of the snow-covered white shed housing the Midwest Equipment Company in Odessa Texas. Other buildings can be seen along the muddy roads while a car speeds by in the foregrounds.
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Equipment Store

Description: Negative of the front of the snow-covered white shed housing the Midwest Equipment Company in Odessa Texas. Cars and other buildings can be seen along the muddy roads.
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Equipment Store

Description: Negative of the front of the snow-covered white shed housing the Midwest Equipment Company in Odessa Texas. Cars and other buildings can be seen along the muddy roads.
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame