Tulsa Boomers departing Tulsa on Frisco Railroad bound for the east to promote Tulsa. The date was April 13, 1908, on a rainy morning. Frisco train No. 13 with 113 enthusiastic Boomers on five railroad cars complete with one chair coach, one baggage car and three pullman sleeping cars. The train was named The Commercial Club Special .
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Preservation and archiving of this significant Tulsa treasure of photographs and artifacts was made possible through the Tulsa City-County Library and the Tulsa Historical Society, and the generosity of Tulsa World/Lorton Family, Chester Cadieux, the Rotary Club of Tulsa, and many other community-minded corporations, institutions, and individuals.