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The Dial Family Collection, 1915-1938

The Dial Family Collection contains photographs relating to John Dial including Texas South-Eastern Railroad Company train accidents; TSE engines 5, 9, 10, and 13; Diboll students and teachers; and Temple Manufacturing Company employees. Also included is a photograph of Victoria, Fisher and Western Railroad Company engine 6.


Casualty of WWI

Casualty of WWI

Written on back "D.W. Dial, Mr. D. Wright's son's funeral, casualty of WWI"
Effort has been made by the archivist to identify the grave but very little can be determined, including the grave’s location. The identity of D. Wright is even uncertain.

Diboll Grammer School 6th Grade, 1927-28

Diboll Grammer School 6th Grade, 1927-28

6th Grade class at Diboll Grammer School, 1927-28
Top Row: Teacher Meta Strauss
Left to Right: Helen Bateman, unknown, Lois Ashworth, unknown, Norma Green, Edna Friarson, Bruce-, Wesley Jennings, Robert L. Powell, Clifford Kellow, Flara Ward, unknown, Marian Curry, Nell Otis, Alpha Reed, Ruth Massengill, Marrie Ruth Weeks, Ollie Mae Copes, Lucille Cook, Pauline Conner, Frances Henry, Gladys Walker, unknown, Ezel Loan, Jewel Smith, Buell Small, W. J. Barnum, Bernard Williams, Herbert Jurden, Odell Dial, Garland Faris, Finis Ahsworth, Grecial Sanders, Jack Tucker, Charles Turner, Rufus Stringer, Bevis Frazier, Herman Williams

Diboll School

Diboll School

A photograph of students in front of a school building, ca. 1920

Diboll School Classes 1

Diboll School Classes 1

A class photograph of Diboll School children, ca. 1920
One of two pictures that were printed on the same page.

Diboll School Classes 2

Diboll School Faculty, 1928-29

Diboll School Students

Diboll Teachers and Students

John Dial

Southern Pine Lumber Company Employees

Temple Manufacturing Company Employees

Texas South-Eastern Engine 5 Train at the TSE Depot

Texas South-Eastern Engine 9

Texas South-Eastern Engine 9 Wreck

Texas South-Eastern Engine 10 Train Wreck, 1937

Texas South-Eastern Engine 13

Texas South-Eastern Railroad Company Machine Shop Crew

Victoria, Fisher, and Western Engine 6

Will Hill's Grave