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SP/MP, McNeil, Texas, 1965 by Center for Railroad Photography & Art
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The Southern Pacific local is on its way, and Missouri Pacific’s Texas Eagle will soon be moving again following a lengthy delay at the depot in McNeil, Texas. So ends another typical incident in everyday railroading during August 1965. Fortunately, experienced railroaders can wave it off. Photograph by J. Parker Lamb, © 2016, Center for Railroad Photography and Art. Lamb-02-050-01

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MP, San Antonio, Texas, 1966 by Center for Railroad Photography & Art
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Missouri Pacific Railroad’s Aztec Eagle passenger train departs San Antonio, Texas, for Laredo as northbound Texas Eagle passenger train equipment is being prepared for departure in July 1966. Photograph by J. Parker Lamb, © 2016, Center for Railroad Photography and Art. Lamb-02-059-06

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Southern Pacific Sunset Limited westbound crossing the Rio Grande near El Paso, Texas, in 1956 by seneferu