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The Hill Country Legacy of Old Tunnel State Park

The Hill Country Legacy of Old Tunnel State Park

…free-tailed and cave myotis bats swarm out of the abandoned railroad tunnel, spiraling into the dusk above hills that march…

The Lost History of Texas Granite that Never Made it to the Capitol

The Lost History of Texas Granite that Never Made it to the Capitol

…free; the owner of the land where the granite was mined donated it in hopes that it would stimulate railroad

Track to the Future: Train Museums

Track to the Future: Train Museums

At the Museum of the American Railroad in Dallas, dozens of locomotives and train cars illustrate railroading history. This 1967…

Trails of Rails

Trails of Rails

…if successful, will own the railroad (excluding tracks and right-of-way) by 2015. The backbone of the new Texas State Railroad

Boerne’s Hill Country Charm and Texas-German Heritage Fuel a Weekend of Fun

Boerne’s Hill Country Charm and Texas-German Heritage Fuel a Weekend of Fun

…people with chronic illnesses. The railroad and agriculture also bolstered Boerne’s economy, and the town’s proximity to San Antonio has…

Get in Gear for National Bike Month With These 5 Rides Around Texas

Get in Gear for National Bike Month With These 5 Rides Around Texas

…any Texan. Utilizing decommissioned railroad bed, the mixed-surface trail is still a work in progress, but it will span 130…

Spring Road Trips: Scenic Drives, the Gulf Coast, Big Bend, and the ‘Eiffel Tower’ Await

Spring Road Trips: Scenic Drives, the Gulf Coast, Big Bend, and the ‘Eiffel Tower’ Await

railroads, passing through the Alsatian community of Castroville, and the wintergarden communities of Hondo (be on the lookout for the…

New Braunfels: Unwind Time

New Braunfels: Unwind Time

Railroad Museum, 302 W. San Antonio St., 830/627-2447; www.newbraunfelsrailroadmuseum.org. The Sophienburg Museum & Archives, 401 W. Coll St., 830/629-1572; www.sophienburg.com….

Shifting Sands of Monahans

Shifting Sands of Monahans

…for an air base. The tract lay only a mile from Pyote, a stop on the Texas and Pacific Railroad….

Where’s Martha? (Marfa)

Where’s Martha? (Marfa)

…festival called Railroad Revival, which would attract enough visitors to double the size of the town and tax all our…

America’s Singing Breakman

America’s Singing Breakman

…known as “America’s Blue Yodeler” and the “Singing Brakeman” owing to his trademark yodel and days working on the railroad,…

Still Waters Run Deep

Still Waters Run Deep

railroad through Texana in exchange for $30,000. When town leaders balked, the railroad moved seven miles north, by-passing the town….

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Trip to Bountiful: Texas Highways Wildflower Drives

Trip to Bountiful: Texas Highways Wildflower Drives

…the bookstore and railroad tracks), or have dinner (deluxe chicken, steak, shrimp, trout, and pork tenderloin entrees, or a burger,…

True, Texas: What is it? Where is it?

True, Texas: What is it? Where is it?

…next to the railroad, and along with other signs of a thriving community, the Donley County Courthouse soon appeared. The…

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