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Brazil: Provincial Railroads

Description: Map showing provincial railroads in Brazil as of 1876, indicating (with red ink) those already built, in the process of being built, and projected to be built. Includes 2 tables listing location, length, distance from Rio de Janeiro and other statistics of the railroads.
Date: 1876
Creator: Imperial Instituto Artístico (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Item Type: Map
Partner: UNT Libraries

Hoein' the Short Rows

Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society includes information about Texas folklore, including folk arts and crafts, lime production, oil and petroleum, information about cockfighting, folk poetry, mysticism and other stories. The index begins on page 231.
Date: 1987
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Press

[Arial view of mill and railroad]

Description: Photograph of a mill facility that bumps up to the railroad. There are also many houses and side streets surrounding the facility.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

The UP/SP Merger: An Assessment of the Impacts on the State of Texas

Description: This report, by the University of North Texas Center for Economic Development and Research, summarizes the findings of the principle investigators regarding the potential impact of the proposed Union Pacific/Southern Pacific merger on the state of Texas. The findings of the component analyses are categorized as either positive, neutral or negative. This is followed by an overall characterization of the merger's impact.
Date: March 1996
Creator: Weinstein, Bernard L.; Clower, Terry L. & Gross, Harold
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Center for Economic Development and Research

The Impacts of the Union Pacific Service Disruptions on the Texas and National Economies: An Unfinished Story

Description: This report, by the University of North Texas Center for Economic Development and Research, discusses the disruption in Union Pacific Railroad service and its impact on the economy in the state of Texas and other areas of the United States.
Date: February 9, 1998
Creator: Weinstein, Bernard L. & Clower, Terry L.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Center for Economic Development and Research

Appendices To: The UP/SP Merger: An Assessment of the Impacts on the State of Texas

Description: These appendices report on the findings of the principle investigators regarding the potential impact of the proposed Union Pacific/Southern Pacific merger on the state of Texas. This analysis was conducted by the University of North Texas Center for Economic Development and Research.
Date: March 1996
Creator: Weinstein, Bernard L.; Clower, Terry L. & Gross, Harold
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Center for Economic Development and Research

[Train Station]

Description: Photograph of a building, possibly a train station, in Cumberland Gap, Tennessee. A railroad can be seen in the lower left of the image, and a mountainside makes up the background. The picture may have been taken during the 1950's.
Date: [1950..1959]
Creator: Clark, Joe
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Looking down from the roof]

Description: Photograph of trolley tracks cutting through a city street taken from a roof top. A man wearing a coat and a hat walks along the street.
Date: 19uu
Creator: Williams, Byrd, III
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Advertisement Card for the Memphis and Little Rock Railway, 1875]

Description: An advertisement card for the Memphis and Little Rock Railway which tells the traveler about its direct connection, "Pullman's Palace Sleeping Cars" which are available on night trains, and the names of ticket agents. On the back of the card is a list a stations, time, and fares.
Date: 1875~
Creator: Memphis and Little Rock Railway
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Belle to her friends and family, 1898]

Description: A letter from Belle in Tellico Plains, Tennessee, to her friends and family (the "home folks") in 1898. In the letter, Belle describes the events that took place during a great rain storm and subsequent river flooding in Tellico Plains, near the Tellico Lumber mill. While trying to secure her belongings and escape the home of Mr. Heyser, the general manager of Tellico Lumber, Belle fell into the water beneath a rearing horse ("Joe the horse"). She was saved by John Ballon, a black preacher, whom she called her "hero." Belle mentions that she plans to join Ballon's church and send him a poem entitled "John Ballon and the Flood of '98." Many of the belongings of all involved families were destroyed, but everyone made it out of the flooded area alive.
Date: 1898
Creator: Belle
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Salt Lake City Tourist's Guide

Description: Tourist guide to Salt Lake City, Utah, put out by Rio Grande Western Railway. It includes descriptions, illustrations, and directions to various places in the city including the Mormon Temple and Tabernacle; the Knutsford Hotel; state, county, and city government buildings; and scenery. Other sections of the guide contain interesting facts and figures about the area as well as a directory of places not described: Asylums, Hospitals, Homes; Assemblies, Unions etc.; Cemeteries; Churches; Clubs; Colleges and Schools; Halls and Buildings; Hotels and Apartments; Lodges and Orders; Libraries; Daily Papers; Railroads; Societies; Theatr[es]; Offic[es...]; Parks and Public Places. A large segment of this book is missing at the bottom, along the spine.
Date: unknown
Creator: Rio Grande Western Railway Company
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from A. A. Glisson to Claude D. White, September 23, 1908]

Description: Letter from A. A. Glisson of the Fort Worth & Denver City Railway Company to Claude D. White discussing rates and routes for Mr. White to travel to Blair, Oklahoma. The letter is typed on the company's letterhead, and there is a graph on the left side of the page titled "Profile of Fort Worth & Denver City and Colorado & Southern Railways, Showing Altitudes attained enroute from Texas to Colorado." A map of the Denver Road printed on the back. There is an envelope addressed to Mr. C. D. White in McKinney. There is postmark on the back for McKinney, Texas, September 25, 1908.
Date: September 23, 1908
Creator: Glisson, A. A.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Railroad strike]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a railroad strike that affected four states halting in response to a federal court order.
Date: November 6, 1958
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Railroad overpass]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a railroad construction on the southeast side of Fort Worth.
Date: August 4, 1958
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Man walking on train tracks]

Description: Photograph of a man walking away from the camera down a set of train tracks.
Date: 1900~
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), Jr.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Railroad strike]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the railroad brotherhood failing to obtain a restraining order to prevent a strike against the Missouri-Kansas-Texas railroad.
Date: November 7, 1958
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Murder charged in railroader's death]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about James Williams, charged with the murder of his employer, Albert A. Pfaff while working on a railroad section.
Date: March 3, 1955
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Old roundhouse is demolished]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the T and P roundhouse in Fort Worth being marked for demolition.
Date: August 4, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: One Killed, Two Hurt in Train Car Crash]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a railroad grade crossing accident, which kills one man and hospitalizes two children.
Date: January 25, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Switch Engine]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a section of railroad track getting repaired in Fort Worth.
Date: January 20, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Railroad strike is postponed]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about intervention by the national railroad mediation board preventing a strike by firemen and engineers of the Fort Worth and Denver Railroad.
Date: December 21, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Railroad]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a new main-line railroad being under construction for the first time in almost a quarter century.
Date: September 2, 1955
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Excited Father in Train Auto Crash]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a man who crashed into a switcher engine with a borrowed car. He was rushing home to take his seven-month-old son to a hospital after the child lost the tip of his finger, because his four year old brother slammed a refrigerator door on his hand.
Date: August 22, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections