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by darrelbsmith
Thu Oct 22, 2009 10:41 am
Forum: Reminiscing about the Texas & Pacific Railway
Topic: Blue Mail Car
Replies: 2
Views: 7496

RE: Blue Mail Car

the blue white painted box was very common on most passenger trains most had only one on each train for express items but one a month the sunshine special later eagle from St Louis to Dallas had as many as 5 or 6 these carried magizines like life and time and the saterday evening post, and was calle...
by darrelbsmith
Thu Oct 22, 2009 10:41 am
Forum: Reminiscing about the Texas & Pacific Railway
Topic: Longview roundhouse
Replies: 0
Views: 6402

Longview roundhouse

I am doing research on the roundhouse at Longview yard to build for my HO gage layout, i have not been able to find but one photo and it puts the roundhouse way in the back ground with very little detail, although you can see the basic shape. it looks a lot like the Fort Worth roundhouse. any one kn...
by darrelbsmith
Thu Oct 22, 2009 10:41 am
Forum: Reminiscing about the Texas & Pacific Railway
Topic: Grandfather was T&P employee
Replies: 2
Views: 10136

RE: Grandfather was T&P employee

Mr Coven, I am doing a lot of research on the Miniola Depot, and yard, and have some photos, If you have any, i would love to see them. Darrel Smith ([email protected])
by darrelbsmith
Thu Oct 22, 2009 10:41 am
Forum: Reminiscing about the Texas & Pacific Railway
Topic: T&P Motorcars
Replies: 4
Views: 15458

RE: T&P Motorcars

I have seen one other photo of the Silver Sliper, it was the frount where the driver sat, swung out like a big door so you could see the two engines that sat side by side. with the frount swung out like a big door you could have accest to the engines for maintenance. Ill try to find it and post it, ...