Ollie Marshall Adams spent his working life as a machinist in the huge railroad shops in Marshall, beginning with his apprenticeship at age 17 in 1927. Adams recounts the economic and social impact the now-closed railroad complex...
San Marcos (Tex.).; Peddlers and peddling.; Aquarena Springs (San Marcos, Tex.).; Motor buses.; Greyhound buses--History.; Road materials--Texas.; Zachry, Henry Bartell, 1901-1984.
Nicola discusses commerce in the San Marcos area during the early 20th century, including the entrepreneurial spirit of his mother, transportation, formation of Aquarena Springs and the first bus line.
Peppers; Gebhardt Mexican Foods (San Antonio, Tex.); Gebhardt Chili Powder Company (San Antonio, Tex.); Railroads - Cars; Cookery, Mexican; Food processing plants - San Antonio (Tex.); Factories -- San Antonio (Tex.)
Photograph shows men unloading sacks of peppers from freight train on the Missouri Pacific Railroad.
Photograph shows Southern Pacific Railroad freight train in foreground. Buildings facing W. Monserette Street (upper left)" buildings facing Post Office Street (upper right), across from Holloway & Heffner's Lumber Shed.
Photograph shows bird's-eye view of small group of people standing on Front Street. Man in carriage and another in a wagon behind them. Upper right is railroad station and Southern Pacific Railroad track. Large cistern, upper left. Residence of...