A map produced by the Texas Department of Transportation in 1975 shows the line (highlighted) between the stations of "Oasis" and "Soumethun" (shorthand for nearby Southern Methodist University). Today, part of this line serves as Dallas Area Rapid Transit's Red Line light rail service. (1975, submitted by Mike Palmer)
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I assume that Soumethun was shorthand for Southern Methodist University. If I remember correctly, this branch was a connection between the SP and the MKT and was abandoned for the widening of Central Expressway.
This line is now used by the DART Red Line between Union Terminal and Parker Road Station, I believe.
The Soumethun Branch was the remnant of the old H&TC mainline after construction of Central Expressway severed the line in the late 1940s.
There was a spur into the SMU campus when it was being built in the early decades of the 1900s.
Do you have any pictures or information about The Soumethun Branch? Please