The Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad

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This abandoned route has historical information.This abandoned route has a map.This abandoned route has associated pictures. Altus to Forgan
States: Oklahoma   
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This abandoned route has historical information.This abandoned route has a map.This abandoned route has associated pictures. The Beaver, Meade and Englewood Railroad (Beaver to Keyes)
States: Oklahoma   
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This abandoned route has historical information.This abandoned route has a map. Bryson, MO to Paola, KS
States: Missouri, Kansas   
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This abandoned route has historical information.This abandoned route has a map. Clinton to Moberly
States: Missouri   
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States: Texas   
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This abandoned route has historical information.This abandoned route has a map.This abandoned route has associated pictures. The Denison and Southeastern Railway (Denison to Bells)
States: Texas   
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This abandoned route has a map. The Denison, Bonham and New Orleans Railroad (Bona (Bonham Junction) to Bonham)
States: Texas   
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States: Texas   
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This abandoned route has historical information.This abandoned route has a map. Georgetown to Pershing
States: Texas   
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This abandoned route has historical information.This abandoned route has a map.This abandoned route has associated pictures. Greenville to Mineola
States: Texas   
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This abandoned route is a featured route. Abandoned Rails of Greenville
States: Texas   
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This abandoned route has historical information.This abandoned route has a map.This abandoned route has associated pictures. Hillsboro to Waxahachie
States: Texas   
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This abandoned route has historical information.This abandoned route has a map. Houston to Katy
States: Texas   
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This abandoned route has historical information.This abandoned route has a map. McKinney to Farmersville
States: Texas   
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This abandoned route has a map. The Neosho Division (Parsons to Junction City)
States: Kansas   
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This abandoned route has historical information.This abandoned route has a map.This abandoned route has associated pictures. New Franklin to Machens
States: Missouri   
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This abandoned route has a map.This abandoned route has associated pictures. Oklahoma City to Bartlesville
States: Oklahoma   
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This abandoned route has a map.This abandoned route has associated pictures. Tulsa to Osage
States: Oklahoma   
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Texas Interlocking Towers

The Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad was served by these interlocker towers in Texas:

Nbr Location Railroads Type Authorized Retired Map
13 Houston (Eureka) MKT, H&TC    E 7/4/1903
Consolidated into Tower 26 in 1966
Abandonments: Houston to Katy   
19 Dallas UT, GC&SF, MKT, DT    E 7/27/1903 1993
Moved to and preserved at the Age of Steam Museum, Dallas, TX
20 Bells MKT, T&P    M 7/27/1903
Abandonments: The Denison and Southeastern Railway   
21 Waco (East Waco) StL&SW, H&TC, MKT    E 8/8/1903 1967
24 Temple MKT, GC&SF    E 9/1/1903
34 Taylor I-GN, MKT    M 3/5/1904
35 Dallas (Oasis) MKT, H&TC, DT    M 3/31/1904 1950
44 Hillsboro T&BV, StL&SW, MKT    M 7/7/1904 1940
Abandonments: Hillsboro to Waxahachie   
53 Fort Worth (Ney Yards) MKT, I-GN, H&TC, FtW&RG    M 7/23/1904
Retired in 1957-58
55 Fort Worth H&TC, T&P, GC&SF, MKT    E 9/26/1904
Still standing in its original location
57 Dallas MKT, GC&SF, CRI&G, DT, NTT    11/5/1904
58 Alvarado GC&SF, MKT    M 11/1/1904
59 Waco MKT, SA&AP    M 11/21/1904
62 Mineola MKT, T&P    M 12/12/1905
Abandonments: Greenville to Mineola   
64 Greenville StL&SW, MKT    M 9/24/1906
Lower half of tower remains in place
Abandonments: Abandoned Rails of Greenville   
67 Waxahachie MKT, H&TC    M 12/1/1906
69 Celeste GC&SF, MKT    M 3/30/1907
Abandonments: Paris to Farmersville   
77 Carrollton MKT, StL&SW, CRI&G    M 12/7/1908
Also known as "Carrollton Crossing", a designated Historic Landmark
78 Garland GC&SF, MKT    E 4/5/1909
91 West Point MKT, SA&AP    M 10/29/1913
92 New Braunfels MKT, I-GN    M 11/1/1913
93 Denison H&TC, MKT    P 10/2/1913 1990
Abandonments: The Kansas, Oklahoma and Gulf Railroad, The Denison and Southeastern Railway   
100 Elgin MKT, H&TC    M 2/7/1914
101 Whitewright StL&SW, MKT    M 12/1/1914 1953
106 Dallas (North Tower) MKT, T&P, UT    P 4/26/1914
Tower still standing; used in tandem with Tower 107 to control Dallas Union Terminal; is being sought for use as part of The 6th Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
107 Dallas (South Tower) UT, CRI&G, H&TC, StL&SW, MKT, T&NO, StL&SF    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.
108 Houston (Bonner's Point) GH&H, MKT, H&TC    E 4/6/1918
133 Lancaster H&TC, MKT    C 2/8/1928 1934
144 Waco MKT, StL&SW    M 5/29/1928 1970
160 Cisco T&P, MKT   
163 Sealy MKT, GC&SF   
164 Gainesville GC&SF, MKT   
167 Hillsboro MKT, B-RI   
Abandonments: Hillsboro to Waxahachie, Corsicana to Hillsboro, Cleburne to Teague   
174 Italy MKT, TE    2/24/1931
Abandonments: Hillsboro to Waxahachie   
198 Henrietta MKT, FW&D   
203 Dublin MKT, GC&SF   
205 Austin (Colorado River Bridge) MKT, MP   
206 San Marcos MP, MKT   

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MKT tank car #MKT 100316. Photo by Tom Stolte, January 2008.


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