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[Photograph 2012.201.B1292.1186]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Appearing sleek and ready to go, the excursion train awaits passengers who will take part in its first ride Saturday. Restoration work inside the passenger cars has begun. The venture is sponsered by a historical society and chamber of commerce."
Date: June 20, 1991
Creator: McDaniel, David
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0164.0103]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Elvis, a hearing dog, awakens a "sleeping" Melanie Blackburn of Oklahoma City, a trainer for Dog Ears Inc., during a demonstration at the recent annual spring convention of the Oklahoma Speech and Hearing Association."
Date: April 5, 1991
Creator: Sisney, Steve
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1292.1187]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "With Oklahoma flags waving in the wind, the homecoming train travels west to Oklahoma City. Two trains, one coming from the east, the other from the west, recently passed through 23 Oklahoma communities as part of Homecoming '90."
Date: December 17, 1990
Creator: Argo, Jim
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1292.1188]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Norman residents Kay Pirtle, Lois Raymond and Mary Jo Elison, from left, wore Victorian dresses. For some metro area passengers, it was a chance to dress up and dream of another era. For many, it was a first train ride."
Date: December 1, 1990
Creator: Argo, Jim
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1292.1189]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Mike and Shari Kraft of Edmond and their children, Katie, 10, and Josh and Kimberly, both 7, enjoy the view from the parlor. Train ride or not, Katie couldn't escape homework. gov. Henry Bellmon launched Homecoming '90 last year "to celebrate what is good about Oklahoma's past, present and future."
Date: December 1, 1990
Creator: Argo, Jim
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1292.1147]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "The body of a JT-26CW locomotive is mated with its trucks at the Electro-Motive Division of General Motors plant in LaGrsnge, Ill."
Date: December 7, 1985
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1292.1203]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "The steam-powered Union Pacific 8444 chugged through eastern Oklahoma Monday and Tuesday on its trek from New Orleans to Omaha, Nebraska. the trip drew crowds at crossings and towns, including these residents of Allen, Okla., who got a glimpse of history as well as souvenir coins placed on the track for the train to flatten."
Date: January 31, 1985
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society