Texas Electric Railway Station

Texas Electric Railway Station (HM1SBW)

Location: Plano, TX 75074 Collin County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 1.189', W 96° 42.109'

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Built in 1908 by the Texas Traction Company (Texas Electric Railway after a merger in 1917), this station served passengers and freight customers of the company's North Texas routes. The wood frame passenger depot and the attached brick freight/electric transformer section remained in use until 1948, when the rail system declined in favor of automobile travel. It is one of the few reminders of Plano's early 20th-century transportation history.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1990
Marker Number6210
Year Placed1990
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker Condition
10 out of 10 (1 reports)
Date Added Tuesday, May 24th, 2016 at 9:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 714662 N 3655830
Decimal Degrees33.01981667, -96.70181667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 1.189', W 96° 42.109'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 1' 11.34" N, 96° 42' 6.54" W
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Area Code(s)214, 972, 469
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 901 E 15th St, Plano TX 75074, US
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I Saw The Marker

There is a little museum attached to it with an original trolley!

Jul 9, 2018 at 3:49pm PDT by lynnhaven

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