Galveston-Houston Electric Railway

by Herb Woods

Publisher: Interurbans in Glendale, CA

Written in English
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Statementby Herb Woods.
SeriesInterurbans special ;, no. 22
LC ClassificationsHE5351 .I53 no. 22, TF725.G34 .I53 no. 22
The Physical Object
Pagination84 p. :
Number of Pages84
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4595636M
ISBN 100916374238
LC Control Number77358132

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Reprint of Interurbans Special 22 which covered the Houston-Galveston Electric Railway, an interurban trolley that ran between the two cities. Includes reprint of April, issue of The Tangent, Stone & Webster's house magazine, detailing construction of the road, including the Galveston Causeway, and providing information on the line's 5/5(1).

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Total Miles (Owned or Leased, as of 12/): 39 Interchanges: BNSF (Galveston, Texas); Union Pacific (Galveston, Texas) Capacity: k Commodities: Chemicals, Food and Feed Products, Machinery, Pulp and Paper, Wind Generation Equipment Railcar Storage Available: Yes Acquired by G&W in Click to read more about Galveston-Houston Electric Railway (Interurbans special) by Herb Woods.

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" (KB). Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. galveston-houston electric railway i.s. woods. Get in Touch () ext. [email protected] ‍ Galveston and Texas History Center Rosenberg Library Sealy Avenue Galveston, TX Open Tue-Sat - Galveston-Houston Electric Railway (G&HE) - Gulf, Colorado & Santa Fe Railway (GC&SF) - Interurban Design 1 88' Pony plate girder 1 24' Pony plate girder 83 23' Concrete deck girders Dimensions Length of largest span: ft.

Total length: 1, ft. Also called Galveston-Houston/GC&SF Overpass Approximate latitude, longitude. Listen to the audio pronunciation of Galveston–Houston Electric Railway on pronouncekiwi.

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Old Galveston Causeway (Galveston County, Texas) BuiltOriginal Bascule replaced in ; bascule span replaced in by a lift span.

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Search for: Electric Railway Systems Electric-Railway Line Construction. Posted on by xifoh by xifoh. Galveston-Houston Electric Railway GHE. Galveston-Houston Electric Railway. Galveston, TX: Tower #96 (Causeway) GH&SA, GH&H, GHE, GC&SF. Authorized: 9/6/ Galveston, TX: Tower #97 (Lift Bridge-Causeway) GH&SA, GH&H, GHE, GC&SF.

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