J. O. Schulze, c. 1902Collection: The Charles and Catherine Schulze Collection

Collection #: 31-2

Date of photograph: c. 1902

Description: J.O. Schulze with the survey crew’s pet fox puppy. J. O. Schulze was the crew chief of a railroad survey crew in 1902. While surveying a stretch of land between Dallas and Fort Worth, Schulze and fellow crew member Otis Brown decided to found a city along the rail line. In 1903, they launched the town of Irving, Texas.

Information on original photograph:
3¾" by 4¾", black and white.

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