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Would anyone happen to have or know where I could find pictures of the old bridges that were located over Buffalo Bayou before 1912? There is also what looks like a pier or a deck off to the left side of the remaining bridge. It is almost completely overgrown now. What was it used for?
Back in 1909 when Rock Island and Frisco were controlled by a common business syndicate, trains operated between New Orleans and Frisco under the Frisco Lines name. St. Louis, Brownsville & Mexico Railway was the corporate name or just "Brownie" for short. This was a precursor to the Gulf Coast Lines. https://www.flickr.com/photos/28918113@N07/6784520607/in/photolist-bkwrBe-9vY8Sp-8toLQN-bqwV7x-dDWFp3-7HLjRt-bfQkHZ-eee1Sh-9JtQ3K-9K9ZL8-doSHsX-dfceRt-avL8Av-8P5TiS-gm8jo3-jz8bQ6-fARdu6-fB6yDS-bniiH4-fARj6z-fB6sSY-eu3nv6-8Myd8w-csXn11-8T31CR-82dXck-jfarQA-bBdqCo-dDWG9w-83LBL9-dDWFhY-7R1JQt
Hello all! I've been working on creating a map of the Abandoned Railroads of Texas. I'm attaching the files so y'all can check it out. You do it by opening the file in Google Earth. If you already have GE installed you should be able to open it by double clicking. Anyways I used Google Earth's historic imaging, Historic Aerials, and a few old maps. I should state that in its current stage the map is far from finished although I'm quickly running out of known railroads to map. If you know of a railroad I've missed please let me know! Also I would love to get some feedback on the maps. They're c
I've seen photographs of Houston's Union Station, Grand Central Station, MK&T depot, and even the little known I&GN depot. How about Houston's San Antonio & Aransas Pass (SA&AP) depot and the Gulf, Colorado & Santa Fe (GC&SF) depot? Any extant photos of those two obscure buildings?