The Chicago, Rock Island & Gulf Railroad

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Interlocker Tower Abandonment

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Texas Interlocking Towers

The Chicago, Rock Island & Gulf Railroad was served by these interlocker towers in Texas:

Nbr Location Railroads Type Authorized Retired Map
1 Bowie FW&DC, CRI&G    M 4/17/1902
Burned down in August, 1950
4 Dalhart FW&DC, CRI&G    M 11/28/1902
29 Saginaw GC&SF, FW&DC, CRI&G    M 10/31/1903
Closed and torn down in March 1985
48 Yarnell CRI&G, SK    7/13/1904
57 Dallas MKT, GC&SF, CRI&G, DT, NTT    11/5/1904
60 Fort Worth StL&SW, GC&SF, FW&DC, CRI&G, FtWB    E 7/1/1905
75 Amarillo (East Tower) P&SF, FW&DC, CRI&G    E 7/6/1908
77 Carrollton MKT, StL&SW, CRI&G    M 12/7/1908
Also known as "Carrollton Crossing", a designated Historic Landmark
107 Dallas (South Tower) MKT, StL&SW, CRI&G, H&TC, UT, StL&SF, T&NO    P 10/1/1916
Tower still standing; used in tandem with Tower 106 to control Dallas Union Terminal; two towers led to removal of Tower 57. Now owned by DART.
172 Stratford P&SF, CRI&G   

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