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1 Allhands, J. L. Gringo Builders
Joplin, MO J. L. Allhands 1931 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Photos Signed by Author
283 pp, (1), (13) index, blu cloth covered boards w/stamped gilt lettering & border on the front board and gilt lettering on the spine, SIGNED by the author on the ffep. The author writes of his years in the employ of B. F. Johnston and P. M. Johnston of St. Elmo, Illinois as they provided the country with railroad facilities. They built the C. P. & M. Railroad and constructed over fifteen hundred miles of railroad for B.F. Yoakum, in Missouri, Oklahoma and Texas alone. They constructed the Brownsville Line. The author worked as a railroad contractor and had part in constructing the Brownsville line, the other rail lines in the Valley. The author provides information on the huge ranches, first passenger trains in the valley, big water projects, Bay City, Colonel Uriah Lott and more. "the history of the building of the St. Louis, Brownsville, and Mexico railway." Rader #117, "contains a chapter on Texas ranches and other cattle material." Herd #39, Howes #A172. 
Price: 146.63 USD
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2 Allhands, J. L. Uriah Lott
San Antonio, TX The Naylor Company 1949 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Photos & Maps 
xii, (8 pg plates), 187 pp, green cloth covered boards w/black lettering on the front panel and spine, tipped-in map at rear of the book, Inscribed & SIGNED on the ffep. The map of the Lower Rio Grande Valley of 1944, that shows the Missouri Pacific Lines and Southern Pacific Lines. This is the story of Uriah Lott, who took over the Corpus Christi, San Diego & Rio Grande Narrow Guage Railroad. He turned it into the San Antonio & Aransas Pass Railway. He stretched his steel rails across thirty-two Texas counties. The bottom front corners bumped 
Price: 62.48 USD
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