The History Center uses exhibits, both on-site and on-line, to showcase some of our vast collections of documents and photographs.
East Texas Railroad Photograph Selections
Southern Pacific Engine 630
Southern Pacific engineer Joe Hanks waves from the cab of Engine 630 as it leads train number 25 from Shreveport across the railroad overpass of U.S. Highway 59 in north Lufkin, ca. 1950. Engine 630 was a 153-ton 1923 Baldwin 4-6-2 Pacific Class P-9 with 73-inch diameter drive wheels. Photo by A. E. Brown (1914-1981).