(January 30, 1842 - March 29, 1915)Merchant, banker, builder of railroads to the Rio Grande. Born in Albany, N.Y. Came to South Texas in 1868. Chartered the Corpus Christi, San Diego and Rio Grande narrow gauge railroad in 1875. Later, reorganized it as the Texas - Mexican Railroad, to be built from Corpus Christi to Laredo. In 1884 he chartered and became president of the San Antonio and Aransas Pass Railway, which in time had 688 miles of track, and gave South Texas a new outlet to the Gulf of Mexico and international trade.
|Placed By||State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 3134.)|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, June 1st, 2018 at 10:02am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||14R E 611774 N 3044182|
|Decimal Degrees||27.51675000, -97.86823333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 27° 31.005', W 97° 52.094'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||27° 31' 0.29999999999994" N, 97° 52' 5.6400000000001" W|
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|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling West|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near PFC Daniel Alarcon St, Kingsville TX 78363, US|
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