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  • Main Title [A Charter for the Interurban Road and Street Car Line]


  • Digitized: 2006-11-27


  • English


  • Content Description: The Mineral Wells Electric System operated two electric street cars in the city of Mineral Wells from 1907 to 1913; one on Hubbard Streeet from NE 17th Avenue to SW 6th Avenue (later part of the Bankhead Highway), and one on Oak Avenue from NE 17th Street to SE 11th Street, thence Southwest to Elmhurst Park. However, two gasoline-powered 70 passenger (all-passenger) motor cars were operated by the Weatherford, Mineral Wells and Northwestern Railroad (WMW&NW) between Graford, Mineral Wells, Ft. Worth and Dallas from 1912 to 1935. An electric interurban line (the idea of a "Major" Beardsley) was never built. The second part of this notice--the Army-Navy Sanitarium--was never approved by Congress.
  • Physical Description: [1] p.


  • Keyword: charters
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Business, Economics and Finance - Electricity
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Architecture - Civil Works - Streets and Roads

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  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Palo Pinto County - Mineral Wells
  • Time Period: new-sou
  • Coverage Date: 1906


  • Name: A. F. Weaver Collection
    Code: AFWC


  • Name: Boyce Ditto Public Library
    Code: BDPL


  • Rights Access: public

Resource Type

  • Legal Document


  • Image


  • Accession or Local Control No: AWO_0447P