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Dallas Morning News train

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Dallas Morning News train

Postby dhogan » Fri Jun 14, 2013 7:24 am

The description for this classic photograph suggests this train is the Houston and Texas Central's version of the Dallas Morning News train called the "Comet." It's not!
http://digitalcollections.smu.edu/cdm/s ... /71/rec/39

It's actually the T&P Dallas Morning News train. H&TC had no locomotive No. 95. The script lettering on the engineer's side spells out Texas & Pacific. There's a T&P diamond on the headlight. Finally the eagle on one of the domes is a typical T&P touch.
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