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Moscow, Camden and San Augustine Railroad Color Slides, 1961(Haskell Welch Collection)

Haskell Welch's Moscow, Camden and San Augustine Railroad Color Slides are a collection of 100 35mm color slides depicting the railroad operating in 1961. Most of the images depict engines 14, 2, 5, 6, and 201, conductor Carl Vinson, engineer Earl Amerine, and trains of Southern Pacific freight cars. The following are a few carefully selected imagines from the collection.


Abandoned Shay Locomotive, 1961

Abandoned Shay Locomotive, 1961

An abandoned Shay locomotive in Camden, Texas.  Moscow, Camden and San Augustine Railroad.  Slide made by Haskell Welch, 1961.

Carl Vinson at Caboose Desk, 1961

Carl Vinson at Caboose Desk, 1961

Moscow, Camden and San Augustine Railroad conductor Carl Vinson sitting at his caboose desk.  Slide made by Haskell Welch, 1961.

Carl Vinson at Caboose Desk 2, 1961

Carl Vinson at Caboose Desk 2, 1961

Moscow, Camden and San Augustine Railroad conductor Carl Vinson at his caboose desk.  Slide made by Haskell Welch, 1961.

Carl Vinson with Couples Freight and Passenger Cars, 1961

Carl Vinson with Couples Freight and Passenger Cars, 1961

Moscow, Camden and San Augustine Railroad conductor Carl Vinson coupling a passenger car and freight car.  Slide by Haskell Welch, 1961.

Carl Vinson with Couples Freight Cars, 1961

Carl Vinson with Couples Freight Cars, 1961

Moscow, Camden and San Augustine Railroad conductor Carl Vinson guides two freight cars during coupling.  Slide by Haskell Welch, 1961.

Carl Vinson Setting Brake, 1961

Carl Vinson Setting Brake, 1961

Moscow, Camden and San Augustine conductor Carl Vinson sets the brake on a caboose.  Photograph by Haskell Welch, 1961.

Engineer Earl Amerine, 1961

Engineer Earl Amerine, 1961

Moscow, Camden and San Augustine Railroad engineer Earl Amerine in the cab of engine 14.  Earl Amerine replaced longtime engineer William "Jay" Morrison.  Slide made by Haskell Welch.

Engine 14, 1961

Engine 14, 1961

W. T. Carter and Brother Lumber Company engine 14.  Slide made by Haskell Welch, 1961.

Engine 201, 1961

Engine 201, 1961

Moscow, Camden and San Augustine Railroad engine 201 against an unidentified engine in the background.  Slide made by Haskell Welch, 1961.

Needham Weatherford, 1961

Needham Weatherford, 1961

Needham Weatherford standing on the turtable in Moscow, Texas.  Slide by Haskell Welch, 1961.

W.T. Carter with Engine 14, 1961

W.T. Carter with Engine 14, 1961

W. T. Carter and Brother engine 14 pulls a train.  Slide by Haskell Welch, 1961.