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Two People Walking in Field; Trucks Parked in Field; Train Traveling Across Field; Truck Convoy Traveling Across Field

Description: Copy negative of four pictures. One is of some trucks parked in a field. One is of two men walking across a field facing away. One is of a convoy of trucks crossing the field with mountains in the background. One is of a train crossing the field with mountains in the background.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Train Wreck

Description: Copy negative of a Cannonball passenger train wreck near Abilene, Texas. At least five of the train's cars are overturned and several people are seated on the tracks amidst the debris.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Train En Route

Description: Copy negative of two images. The top photograph shows the first two cars of a train. The bottom photograph shows shows train cars with several people standing beside them.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Train Depot

Description: Copy negative of a train station in a city. There are buildings in the background, also there is a banner with advertising for Corn Flakes that reads "The double-crisp Corn Flakes and Mickey Mouse cut outs"
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Men and Women at Railroad Station

Description: Copy negative of two pictures. The first is of a group of people at a train station standing between two rails in front of the entrance. The second is of a group of people on a platform with some folding chairs at a parade.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Texas South-Eastern Railroad Engine 3 at the Southern Pine Lumber Company Mill Pond]

Description: Photograph of Texas South-Eastern Railroad engine 3 ready to unload logs into the Southern Pine Lumber Company mill pond. The photograph shows how mill pond workers would release the chained logs using poles. The TSE railroad was founded in 1900 by the same owners of Southern Pine Lumber Company and served the company's logging operations. It also provided passenger service from Diboll to Lufkin until 1942.
Date: 1903
Creator: American Lumberman
Partner: The History Center

School Project Displays

Description: Copy photograph of two images of student projects on display at the Abilene Civic Center. The left image shows the project, "Motor Lab," by a student of Locust Elementary School. The display consists of a model train on a tabletop. Behind the table is a wall covered with criss-crossing train tracks. The word "Locust" can be seen on the table. The right image shows the project, "Schoolroom of Yesteryear," by a student of Dyess Elementary School. The display consists of four children in desks and frontier-era clothing. Pictures of Abraham Lincoln and George Washington can be seen on the wall behind.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Crowd by Train Depot

Description: Copy photograph of a group of people waiting at a train depot for Teddy Roosevelt's train to arrive. Beyond the crowd is the train depot, and behind that is a three-storey building. A hand-written note on the photograph reads, "4,000 people to greet Teddy Roosevelt, Abilene, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Postcard of Train Robbery

Description: Copy photograph of a postcard of a train robbery. A train is shown being robbed by one or more men, while the passengers are lined up outside the train with their hands on the cars. Text at the top reads, "A Hold-Up of a Grey Mountain Special."
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Two men on a train engine]

Description: Photograph of two men standing on the platform of a train engine. The man on the left looking down at something in his hands. William Aguilar was an engineer for the US Railroad in Clovis, New Mexico during the 1940s. He was a long time resident of Houston.
Date: unknown
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Texas South-Eastern Railroad Engine 3]

Description: Photograph of Texas South-Eastern Railroad engine 3. Note the split wood fuel in the tender and the brakemen on the wooden car roofs. The TSE railroad was founded in 1900 by the same owners of Southern Pine Lumber Company and served the company's logging operations. It also provided passenger service from Diboll to Lufkin until 1942.
Date: 1903
Creator: American Lumberman
Partner: The History Center