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Texas-Mexican Railway

 Organization

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Eli T. Merriman Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll-196
Content Description Three cubic foot boxes of correspondence, clippings, historic photo albums and other loose photos, publications, business records, scrapbooks, and other historical files and materials of Merriman and related families, 19th and early 20th centuries. AccLog Scope and Contents Note The collection consists of photographs, written biographical, genealogical, and historical narratives, newspapers, news clippings, invoices, tax records, correspondence,...

South Texas Railroad Historical Society Records

 Collection
Identifier: Coll-168
Overview The South Texas Railroad Historical Society was formed sometime in the late 1950’s or early 1960’s as a way for railroad enthusiasts local to the Corpus Christi region to connect with each other and share information. The Society spent nearly two decades attempting to set up a rail exhibit with genuine full-size railcars at the Corpus Christi Museum (now the Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History). After much lobbying and work by the group, it became apparent that the project was not to...