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Workers Icing The Texas Special (editor's title)

Workers icing the dining car of The Texas Special
Documentary photo showing workers tossing blocks of ice up to the roof of the dining car on the Texas Special passenger train in the Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad's Sloan Yard in San Antonio, Texas. All the other cars of this streamliner have "steam jet" air conditioning. The car is named for the hero of San Antonio's historic Alamo, Sam Houston.
Source Lake Forest College Library Special Collections
Coverage Spatial, San Antonio, Texas; Temporal, circa 1950s
Rights Lake Forest College
Date Created c1950
Resource Type
Extent Not available
Depicted Railroad
Location San Antonio, Texas
Equipment: Cars Dining Car "Sam Houston"
Builder, Cars Budd Company
Collection Arthur Dubin
Train Name Texas Special
Image ID Dubin.I.19.11
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