Manuscript Vertical Files 

Collection Number: MVF 14-12

Accession Number: 0405-175

Item(s): Picture postcard of the Texas Zephyr train; an envelope printed with the emblem of the Texas Zephyr in celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Texas Zephyr rail service, 1950; and a postcard of Texas Stadium.


Donor: Jan Hart

Date Received: May 28, 2005 

Literary Rights Statement: 

Permission to publish from the collection must be obtained from the Irving Archives,
Irving Public Library.


     The file contains a picture postcard depicting the Burlington Route rail service from Dallas-Fort Worth to Denver called the Texas Zephyr. The file also includes an envelope printed to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Texas Zephyr service, 1950. The envelope has a three-cent stamp affixed with the wording “Honoring Railroad Engineers of America.” Also in the file is a picture postcard of Texas Stadium with downtown Dallas in the background, n.d.