FROM THE GREAT STATE OF............ TEXAS

RAILROADS

NICKNAMES

Bartlett & Western

 "The Gospel Road" ( it had 4 sidings named, matthew,mark,luke and john)

Corpus Christi,San Diego & Rio Grande

 "Confounded Contraption, Somewhat Dilapidated, Runs Generally & Needs Grease

Dallas & Wichita

 "Decend & Walk"

Gulf,Texas & Western

 "Got Tired & Walked" or "Get Ticket & Walk"

Houston East & West Texas

 "Hell Either Way Taken"

Marshall & East Texas

 "Misery & Eternal Torment"

Missouri Pacific

 "Mo-Pac" or "Mop Line" or Mule Power Road

Mobile, Orient & Gulf

 "Misery, Oh God"

Paris & Mount Pleasant

 "The Pa & Ma"

Quanah, Acme & Pacific

 "Quit-Achin' & Push"

Rosco,Snyder & Pacific

 " Red Sow & Pigs"

San Antonia,Uvalde & Gulf

 "The Sausage Line"

San Antonio & Aransas Pass

 "The SAAP"

Texas & New Orleans

 " Time's No Object"

Texas-Mexican

 "Till Manana"

The Trinity & Brazos Valley

 "Try & Be Virtuous" or "The Boll Weevil" or "Travel & Be Vibrated"

Waco,Beaumont,Trinity & Sabine

 "Wobblety,Bobbelty,Turnover & Stop" or "Won't Be Back 'Til-Saturday"

Weatherford,Mineral Wells & Northwestern

 "Whiskey,More Whiskey & No Water"

 

Contributions always welcome.

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