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

by Paula Bosse


by Paula Bosse

Ah, Texas rail travel in the corset-and-carpet-bag days, from a 1902 issue of Dallas’ Southern Mercury newspaper. Sign me up.




Sources & Notes

Color images from a 1900 MKT timetable, offered a while  back on eBay, here.

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.

See another post featuring the Katy Flyer — “Leaving Dallas on the Katy Flyer — ca. 1914” — here.

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