M-K-T Railroad’s “Katy Flyer Route” — 1902

by Paula Bosse

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by Paula Bosse

Such a great ad for Texas rail travel in the corset-and-carpet-bag days, from a 1902 issue of Dallas’ Southern Mercury newspaper. (Click picture for larger image.)

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An entertaining history of the Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad (with lots of wonderful photos) can be found here.

A history of the railroads in Dallas can be found here.

And the Handbook of Texas entry for the M-K-T (known familiarly as the “Katy” railroad) can be found here.

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