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Track to the Future: Train Museums

Track to the Future: Train Museums

…post roads. In fact, government mail contracts with passenger trains helped keep the trains profitable until the 1950s, when the…

The Hill Country Legacy of Old Tunnel State Park

The Hill Country Legacy of Old Tunnel State Park

…had to change trains in Comfort, which meant a four-hour wait at a depot there. The train had to stop…

A Family Works to Overcome Tragedy on Possum Kingdom Lake

A Family Works to Overcome Tragedy on Possum Kingdom Lake

…of effort and expense to get out of Brooklyn for a day or weekend, renting cars or taking trains to…

Trails of Rails

Trails of Rails

…in fact, was “train.” In the 1940s and 1950s, a young Larry Grant rode steam trains each summer from his…

Bugle Call at Fort McKavett

Bugle Call at Fort McKavett

…soldiers escorted wagon trains and mail coaches, scouted the region, and built roads and telegraph lines. Patrols of 15 to…

Houston Play-Date

Houston Play-Date

…The Health Museum. We rode trains, launched rockets and planes, and boarded a Ferris wheel. Here are the highlights. Children’s…

Friends with the Devils (River, That Is)

Friends with the Devils (River, That Is)

…historic route from San Antonio to El Paso established by the Whiting-Smith Expedition of 1849. Wagon trains negotiated the river’s…

Alpine’s Edge: A Gateway to Big Bend

Alpine’s Edge: A Gateway to Big Bend

…stream of night trains whistling through your dreams if you don’t take advantage of the earplugs provided. (The hotel’s loft…

New Braunfels: Unwind Time

New Braunfels: Unwind Time

…age of railroading, many of them related to this area, as well as two operating model trains. A restored 1942…

Ranger Creek Ranch

Ranger Creek Ranch

…lot of folks who just want to ride around and help feed the livestock,” Gaylon says. Randy trains and works…

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