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Boll Weevil : recollections of the Trinity & Brazos Valley Railway

Author: J L Allhands
Publisher: Houston : Anson Jones Press, 1946.
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Genre/Form: History
Printed books
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Allhands, James Lewellyn, 1879-
Boll Weevil.
Houston, Anson Jones Press, 1946
(OCoLC)607754969
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J L Allhands
OCLC Number: 1299320
Notes: Map on lining paper.
"Of this streamliner edition of 'Boll Weevil' two hundred fifty large paper copies have been specially bound and autographed."
Description: 279, [48] pages, [12] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Foreword --
B.F. Yoakum --
Fort Worth --
Houston & Texas Central --
Texas & Pacific Railway --
Rock Island into Dallas --
Irving --
First Rock Island train into Dallas --
The momentous year of 1903 --
Panama Canal --
Highways --
Automobile --
Airplane --
Rock Island--Central deal --
Letting contract --
Mexia --
E.H. Harriman --
James J. Hill --
Burlington system --
Houston --
Houston belt & terminal --
Galveston --
G.H. & H.R.R. --
G.C. & S.F.--
Grading --
Bridge & track laying --
Townsites --
Bardwell --
Emhouse --
Streetman --
Kirvin --
Teague --
Flynn --
Normangee --
North Zulch --
Iola --
Richards --
Dobbin --
Tomball --
Jewett --
Opening the T & B.V. line --
Gen. John H. Hulen --
J.W. Carnes --
Receivership --
The Boll Weevil tasted deep of oil treasures --
An early time table --
Abandonments --
Boll Weevil graduates --
Team camp --
Mule --
Earth mover --
Associated general contractors of America --
Nelleva cut-off --
Three rail giants --
Sources --
Index --
Appendix.
Responsibility: by J.L. Allhands.

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