Railroads of Western Texas: San Antonio to El Paso
The Railroads of Western Texas: San Antonio to El Paso is a fascinating book that chronicles the history of the railroads in this region of the state. The book begins with a short history of the early days of railroad development in the state, followed by a detailed account of the construction of the San Antonio and El Paso Railroad. This section includes many photographs and maps that bring the story to life. The next section covers the years from 1880 to 1930 and tells the story of how the railroads transformed west Texas. Again, there are many fascinating photos and maps, as well as first-hand accounts from people who lived through this period. The final section covers the years from 1930 to present day and discusses the modern day railroads in west Texas. Whether you’re a long-time resident of west Texas or someone who’s just curious about its history, you’ll find this book to be a captivating read.