Texas Industrial Review, Volume 01, Number 03, October, 1895 Page: 72
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THE TEXAS INDUSTRIAL REVIEW.
The Austin and Northwestern Is one of the best ballasted and best equipped railroads in the entire South,
--I_________ ____ - nand with its picturesque stations, with their beautiful little parks, forms of
itself an attraction to the tourist. Special rates from Austin to Burnet, Marble Falls and Llano made to excursions.
Runs through one of the richest sections of Texas. Rich farming lands, rich timber lands,
rich mineral lands, and the ideal SZALTHZ :B.SOR.T Region of the State. From
Austin, in a distance 57 miles a difference of altitude of 1100 feet is experienced, and a region
of evergreen timber, and an ideal summer as well as winter climate is reached at an
altitude of 1700 feet above sea level.
Marble Falls on the Colorado river, has an attractive lake formed by a natural marble dam, and many attractive
features for the health-seeker. The natural water power renders it a point of interest to manufacturers.
Burnet. The altitude of this city, 1500 feet, renders it a delightful residence place in summer and winter. It
has excellent hotels.
Llano. Llano is the western terminus of
the road and was very largely built during a
"boom" in iron and mining excitement some
four or five years age. During this excitement
Llano was favored with a hotel enterprise.
which renders the place a most eligible all-year
health resort, for but few places in the entire
South have a better hotel than
HOT l-1_ I,(() N A .
The building is not only substantial but really
elegant and complete, with every modern comfort.
Every room has a large. open fireplace,
which with the live oak back log gives one a
taste of old time comfort not often found in
these days. The building is lighted by electricity,
having its own plant, is plumbed
throughout with modern plumbing, and every
room in the house has a most pleasing and unobstructed
outlook over the cedar covered granite
hills for miles in extent. Board at the Algona
can be had from $7 to *10 per week, and
there is not a room in the house not handsomely
furnished with antique oak and the best of beds.
The town has several other hotels at various prices.
The Means for
the months of the
year 1894, at
were as follows:
January - - 50
February - - 51
March - - - 55
April - - - 73
May - - - 73
June - - - 89
July - - - 92
August - - - 86
September- - 82
October - - 74
November - - 66
December - - 57
TIHE ALGONA HOTEL, LLANO.
For full information apply to
C. W. BEIN,
Traffic Manager, Houston. Texas.
M. L. ROBBINS,
Gen. Pass. Agent. Houston. Texas.
A. N. LEITNAKER,
V. I'. and (Cfn. St l)t.. Aulstin, Texas.
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Newning, Charles A. Texas Industrial Review, Volume 01, Number 03, October, 1895, book, October 1895; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39133/m1/24/?q=Gilfillan: accessed June 16, 2021), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Austin History Center, Austin Public Library.