The Galveston, Houston & Henderson Railroad

Interlocker Tower Abandonment

Markers show approximate centers of abandoned routes.

Texas Interlocking Towers

The Galveston, Houston & Henderson Railroad was served by these interlocker towers in Texas:

Nbr Location Railroads Type Authorized Retired Map
A Galveston (Galveston Wharves) GH&SA, GH&H, GC&SF    M 1898
Located at 36th Street
30 Harrisburg PTA, GH&H, GH&SA    M 12/31/1903
Also known as "Katy Neck"
38 Galveston GH&SA, GH&H, GC&SF    E 5/16/1904
Located at 49th street; also known as the "Z-Track" tower
73 Texas City (Texas City Junction) GH&H, GH&SA    M 2/18/1907
85 Houston (Baker Street) GH&H, HB&T    M 5/3/1911
96 Galveston (Island-Causeway) GC&SF, GH&H, GH&SA    E 9/6/1912
97 Galveston (Lift Bridge-Causeway) GH&SA, GH&H, GC&SF, GHE    E 10/23/1912
The only interlocking tower still in operation. Unusual arrangement as it controls two railroad lines and a boat channel
98 Virginia Point (Causeway) GHE, GC&SF, GH&H, GH&SA    P 10/14/1912
108 Houston (Bonner's Point) H&TC, GH&H, MKT    E 4/6/1918

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