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Image of 1972.111.001.126 - Print, Photographic

1972.111.001.126 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo of the members of the Flat Mining Co. working a block and tackle rig to right the downed Winnie Mae

Image of 2003.037.004.3 - Print, Photographic

2003.037.004.3 - Print, Photographic

Preston George #3; B&W photograph made from negative # 2003.037.004.1. Described on photo envelope (2003.037.004.5) as "Frisco 1057, 4-6-2, in Talihina, Okla., summer of 1935." Image is one of two views of this scene (see also 2003.037.004.4). Image shot in bright daylight with medium-low contrast to result in a bright image. Shows a train engine with a round wooden water tower in background. In foreground is a boy in overalls who appears to be putting an unknown object onto the wooden train platform. Engine of train has "1057" pained on it. Stamped in black ink on back is "PRESTON GEORGE - IEPC / SHAWNEE OKLA / ENG. PRINT NO." and next to this has been written in blue ink "3." underli

Image of 2003.037.006.1 - Negative, Film

2003.037.006.1 - Negative, Film

Preston George #5A; B&W negative, described on photo envelope as "Dardanelle and Russelville 8, 4-4-0, at N. Dardanelle, Ark., / 1935. (Sep.) / This engine was later used in the picture show 'Jessie James.' " Image of a steam engine, relatively close proximity to photographer, with a tender labeled "D & R / 8." This negative has an accompanying envelope (2003.037.006.2) but no photographic print.

Image of 2003.037.014.2 - Print, Photographic

2003.037.014.2 - Print, Photographic

Preston George #12; B&W photograph made from negative # 2003.037.014.1. Image described on photo envelope as "Santa Fe 3119, 2-8-2, at Cherokee, Okla., Spring of 1936." Image of an engine with tender and another car attached. Engine is facing the right of the photo and the tender immediately behind engine has the number "3119" in large figures across the side of it. A man is walking beside the tracks with his back to the camera and the figure of the conductor is visible in the engine window. In the background is at least one house; it appears to be a two-story clapboard. In the top center of the back of the photo is stamped in black ink "PRESTON GEORGE - IEPC / SHAWNEE OKLA / ENG. PRINT

Image of 2003.037.015.2 - Print, Photographic

2003.037.015.2 - Print, Photographic

Preston George #13; B&W photograph made from negative # 2003.037.015.1. Image described on photo envelope as "Santa Fe 2531, 2-6-0, at Clinton, Oklahoma, Mar. 1, 1936." Image of an engine with attached tender. Engine is facing the left of the photo and the tender immediately behind engine has the number "2531" in large figures across the side of it. In the top center of the back of the photo is stamped in black ink "PRESTON GEORGE - IEPC / SHAWNEE OKLA / ENG. PRINT NO." and next to this is written in blue ink "13." Below that handwritten in blue ink is "AT&SF 2531 / Class 2526 / Alco # 44212, 1907 / 21 1/4x28-57-200-168,000-37,700." Near the back bottom center edge is handwritten in blu

Image of 2003.037.016.2 - Print, Photographic

2003.037.016.2 - Print, Photographic

Preston George #14; B&W photograph made from negative # 2003.037.016.1. Image described on photo envelope as "Santa Fe 1039, 2-6-2, at Clinton, Oklahoma, March 1, 1936." Image of an engine with attached tender. Engine is facing the left of the photo and the tender immediately behind engine has the number "1039" in large figures across the side of it. In the top center of the back of the photo is stamped in black ink "PRESTON GEORGE - IEPC / SHAWNEE OKLA / ENG. PRINT NO." and next to this is written in blue ink "14." Below that handwritten in blue ink is "BLW # 19772 - 1901." Near the back bottom center edge is handwritten in blue ink "Clinton, Okla. / Mar. 1, 1936." On the back bottom

Image of 2003.037.018.2 - Print, Photographic

2003.037.018.2 - Print, Photographic

Preston George #16; B&W photograph made from negative # 2003.037.018.1. Image described on photo envelope as "Santa Fe 1497, 4-4-2, at Wichita, Kans., May 3, 1936. / Scrapped in 1940." Image of an engine with attached tender and passenger car (?). Engine is facing the right of the photo and the tender immediately behind engine has the number "1497" in large figures across the side of it. In the background are two brick buildings and a water tower, and immediately behind the train a portion of the roof and side facade of the depot is barely visible. The top back center of the photo is stamped in black ink "PRESTON GEORGE - IEPC / SHAWNEE OKLA / ENG. PRINT NO." and next to this is written

Image of 2003.037.038.2 - Print, Photographic

2003.037.038.2 - Print, Photographic

Preston George #34; B&W photograph made from negative # 2003.037.038.1. See 2003.037.038.1 for description of image. The top back center of the photo is stamped in black ink "PRESTON GEORGE - IEPC / SHAWNEE, OKLA / ENG. PRINT NO." and next to this is handwritten in blue ink "34." Below this is handwritten in blue ink "D&RGW 484 / Class K-36 / BLW # , / 1925 / 20x24-44-195-187,100-36,200 / 3' Gage (2-8-2)." At the back bottom right corner stamped in red ink is an "N." Along the bottom edge is handwritten in pencil "1936."

Image of 2003.037.778 - Print, Photographic

2003.037.778 - Print, Photographic

Preston George number 1186. "Preston George Altus, Oklahoma" stamped on back; "Santa Fe 4099, 2-8-2, and 3902, 2-10-2, near Belva, Okla., starting up hill with westbound extra, 102 cars. Nov. 18, 1945 [copyright] 1983 Preston George;" negative number written in upper right corner; red 'N' stamped in lower right corner

Image of 2003.037.020.3 - Print, Photographic

2003.037.020.3 - Print, Photographic

Preston George #18; B&W photograph made from negative # 2003.037.020.1. Image described on photo envelope as "Rock Island 3031, 2-10-2, at Shawnee, Okla., July 26, 1936. / Two views." Print is one of two associated with # 2003.037.020 (also two negatives; photographer's numbers on these images are 18 and 18-A). Image of an engine with tender and another car that may be a Vanderbilt tender(?) behind the first. Engine is facing the right of the photo and the tender immediately behind engine has the words "ROCK ISLAND" in large letters across the side of it, and at the front of the tender in smaller numbers is "3031." In the background is a portion of another train with "OCK ISLAND" visible

Image of 2003.037.021.2 - Print, Photographic

2003.037.021.2 - Print, Photographic

Preston George #19; B&W photograph made from negative # 2003.037.021.1. Image described on photo envelope as "Rock Island 836, 4-6-2, at Shawnee, Okla., Aug. 2, 1936." Image of an engine with attached tender. Engine is facing the left of the photo and the tender immediately behind engine has the words "ROCK ISLAND" in large letters across the side of it. Just beneath the small conductor's window is "836" in large numbers. In the right background is a large grain elevator and in the left background is a water tower. The top back center of the photo is stamped in black ink "PRESTON GEORGE - IEPC / SHAWNEE OKLA / ENG. PRINT NO." and next to this is written in blue ink "19" which is underl

Image of 2003.037.022.2 - Print, Photographic

2003.037.022.2 - Print, Photographic

Preston George #20; B&W photograph made from negative # 2003.037.022.1. Image described on photo envelope as "Rock Island 847, 4-6-2, at Shawnee, Okla., Aug. 2, 1936." Image of an engine with attached tender. Engine is facing the left of the photo and the tender immediately behind engine has the words "ROCK ISLAND" in large letters across the side of it. Just beneath the small conductor's window is "847" in large numbers, and the conductor's overalled back is visible in the window. The top back center of the photo is stamped in black ink "PRESTON GEORGE - IEPC / SHAWNEE OKLA / ENG. PRINT NO." and next to this is written in blue ink "20" which is underlined in pencil. Below this is a cr

Image of 2003.037.024.2 - Print, Photographic

2003.037.024.2 - Print, Photographic

Preston George #22; B&W photograph made from negative # 2003.037.024.1. Image described on photo envelope as "Santa Fe 4007, 2-8-2, So. Shawnee, Okla., Aug. 9, 1936." Engine is facing the left of the photo and the tender immediately behind engine has "4007" in large numbers across the side of it. Just beneath the small conductor's window is "AT & SF", and the conductor is visible in the window. The top back center of the photo is stamped in black ink "PRESTON GEORGE - IEPC / SHAWNEE OKLA / ENG. PRINT NO." and next to this is written in blue ink "22" which is underlined in pencil. Below this is a crooked red ink stamp reading "Houstin Payne, Photographer / 120 1/2 N. Broadway / Shawnee,

Image of 00928 - Print, Photographic

00928 - Print, Photographic

W. J. Garrett, 89er; photo on cardboard with name in ink at bottom; pencil handwriting on back

Image of 2003.037.029.2 - Print, Photographic

2003.037.029.2 - Print, Photographic

Preston George #27; B&W photograph made from negative # 2003.037.029.1. Image described on photo envelope as "Katy 359, 4-6-2, at Oklahoma City, Sept. 9, 1936." Image of an engine with tender. Engine is facing the right of the image and the tender has "MK & T" in a company logo. In large numbers across the side of the engine just below the conductor's window is "359." The top back center of the photo is stamped in black ink "PRESTON GEORGE - IEPC / SHAWNEE OKLA / NEG NO." and next to this is written in blue ink "27" which is underlined in pencil. Underneath the stamp is handwritten in blue ink "M-K-T 359." Near the back bottom center edge is handwritten in blue ink "Oklahoma City, Okla.

Image of 2003.037.034.1 - Negative, Film

2003.037.034.1 - Negative, Film

Preston George #31; B&W negative, described on photo envelope as "Santa Fe station at Albuquerque, N. Mex., Sept. 24, 1936." (The typed date originally read "Sept. 13, 1937" but the "13" and the "7" in 1937 were crossed out and the corrected numerals typed above the originals in a later correction). Image of a train depot on the right of the frame and railroad track with a passenger train visible on the right of the image. The back left margin of the negative has "31" handwritten on it in black ink.

Image of 00934 - Print, Photographic

00934 - Print, Photographic

Eugene Watrus, 89er; photo mounted on cardboard; pencil handwriting on back; cut to oval shape

Image of 2003.037.046.2 - Print, Photographic

2003.037.046.2 - Print, Photographic

Preston George #41A; B&W photograph made from negative # 2003.037.04561. See 2003.037.046.1 for description of image. The top back center of the photo is stamped in black ink "PRESTON GEORGE - IEPC / SHAWNEE, OKLA / ENG. PRINT NO." and next to this is handwritten in blue ink "41-A." Below this is also handwritten in blue ink "BLW #36590 - May 1911." At the bottom center edge is handwritten in blue ink "Tupelo, Okla. / Feb. 1937." Printed on "VELOX" brand paper.

Image of 2003.037.761 - Print, Photographic

2003.037.761 - Print, Photographic

Preston George number 1167. "Preston George Altus, Oklahoma" stamped on back; typed note taped to back: "Santa Fe 2901, 4-8-4, on 2nd section of train 23, Grand Canyon Limited, climbing Curtis Hill westbound above Quinlan, Okla., between Waynoka and Woodward. 15 cars, 20 mph. A fill for a new line change can be seen in the left background. Nov. 3, 1945"; negative number handwritten in upper right corner; red 'N' stamped in lower right corner; [copyright]1983 Preston George

Image of 01233 - Print, Photographic

01233 - Print, Photographic

Framed photo of Sam Garland, Choctaw Chief

Image of 2003.037.790.2 - Postcard, Photographic

2003.037.790.2 - Postcard, Photographic

Preston George number 1203. "Preston George Altus, Oklahoma" stamped on back; "SFe 14, ?A, 1A; Santa Fe No. 12, The Chicagoan, 10 streamlined coaches pulled by diesel units 14, ?-A and 1-A, north of Ponca City, Okla. 35 MPH. Feb. 23, 1946 [copyright] 1983 Preston George;" negative number written in upper right corner; red 'N' stamped in lower right corner

Image of 2003.037.792 - Postcard, Photographic

2003.037.792 - Postcard, Photographic

Preston George number 1205. "Preston George Altus, Oklahoma" stamped on back; typewritten note taped over handwritten information; "Santa Fe 3408, 4-6-2, leaving Perry, Okla., northbound for Kansas City. Train No. 16, mail and express. 8 cars, 25 mph, Feb. 24, 1946 [copyright] 1983 Preston George;" negative number written in upper right corner; red 'N' stamped in lower right corner

Image of 00922 - Print, Photographic

00922 - Print, Photographic

Capt. C. H. Deford, 89er; photo mounted on cardboard; handwriting in pencil on back

Image of 00923 - Print, Photographic

00923 - Print, Photographic

Leslie Ross, 89er; photo mounted on cardboard; names, date and studio at bottom

Image of 00924 - Print, Photographic

00924 - Print, Photographic

Frank McMaster, 89er; photo mounted on cardboard with studio information on bottom which has been trimmed where only half the words show; handwriting in pencil on back

Image of 00925 - Print, Photographic

00925 - Print, Photographic

C. A. McNabb, 89er; photo mounted on cardboard backing with pinked edges; studio name and address and scroll design on bottom; "1890" in script handwriting in pencil on back

Image of 00927 - Print, Photographic

00927 - Print, Photographic

John S. Alexander, 89er; oval photo on cardboard with beveled center oval; handwriting in pencil on back

Image of 00929 - Print, Photographic

00929 - Print, Photographic

Jake Barnes, 89er; photo with rounded top corners mounted to cardboard; name and date handwritten in ink at bottom

Image of 00930 - Print, Photographic

00930 - Print, Photographic

U.S. Deputy Marshal William "Bill" Tilghman; photo mounted on cardboard; pencil handwriting on back

Image of 00931 - Print, Photographic

00931 - Print, Photographic

John Dean, 89er; photo mounted on cardboard and cut into oval shape; pencil handwriting on back