A thumb-nail history of the city of Houston, Texas, from its founding in 1836 to the year 1912

CHAPTER THREE.
The First Railroad-How Mr. Bremond Accomplished
the Impossible-Railroad Development
Before and After the War-Early Phyicians
and Lawyers-Sketch of the Courts.
Ask ten men and the chances are that nine of
them will say that the first railroad ever built in
Texas had its start in Houston. This is no doubt due
to the fact that the first road that ever amounted to
anything, in the early days, the Houston

Young, Samuel Oliver. A thumb-nail history of the city of Houston, Texas, from its founding in 1836 to the year 1912. Houston, Texas. The Portal to Texas History. http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth24649/. Accessed August 1, 2014.