[History of the Second Transcontinental Railroad]

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Transcription of a historical description of the Second Transcontinental Railroad found on a Texas Historical Marker in Sierra Blanca, Texas.

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[1] p. ; 11 x 8.5 cm.

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Transcription of a historical description of the Second Transcontinental Railroad found on a Texas Historical Marker in Sierra Blanca, Texas.

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[1] p. ; 11 x 8.5 cm.

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Texas & Pacific Railway Collection

Historic photographs, news clippings, and archives from privately donated Texas and Pacific Railway archives. Items chronicle the rise and influence of railroads on West Texas’ evolution during the 19th and 20th centuries.

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[History of the Second Transcontinental Railroad], text, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth860969/: accessed October 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Grace Museum.