Missouri Pacific's ''Valley Eagle'' train No. 11, southbound, headed by diesel locomotive No. 8005 , departing from the Houston Union Station, enroute to Brownsville, Texas on the morning of July 12, 1953.
The St. Louis Southwestern (Cotton Belt) Railway's ''Lone Star Limited'' train No. 11, westbound, headed by Engine No 677, a Mountain type 4-8-2 locomotive, at the Dallas Union Terminal Station. It has completed the run from Memphis, Tennessee. This was one of the finest passenger trains operating in the Southwest.