Description: Copy negative of the new T. & P. R. R. Station. The train station is brick. There are several people visible along with a few wagons and an electric pole as well as railroad tracks. Text surrounding the photograph reads "The Abilene Independent Telephone and Telegraph Company of which Gus H. Klotz of Abilene is Local Manager, in addition to its central district office in Abilene now has several private exchanges in and near the County each one with a large list of patrons; as for instance at Buffalo Gap, Hamby, Tuscola, Patosi, Nugent, Iberis, Dudley, Sambo, Delk, Clyde and Elmdale through which prompt service is had between the people in all sections of the county, as well as with those near the County line both south and east." Another section of text reads "...buildings with a united seating capacity of about 5,500 persons, have recently been erected at a cost of about $140,000, one by the St. Paul Methodist, one by the First Baptist and one by the Central Presbyterian church of the United States of America. Abilene is essentially a church loving city, and its people... Practically all the denominations represented in the state are represented in Abilene, ...
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library