| Repository |
Office of the City Secretary
Dallas Municipal Archives
1500 Marilla Street, 5D South
Dallas, Texas 75201
|Creator||Office of the Mayor|
|Title||Railroads and the Union Terminal Company|
|Quantity||2 linear inches|
|Abstract||Contracts, correspondence, maps, blueprints, and resolutions.|
|Language||Records are in English|
Scope and Content
The Union Terminal Company was organized in 1912 for the purpose of providing a union passenger depot and passenger terminal facilities for the City of Dallas. A number of railway companies that operated in and around Dallas that joined the consortium included the Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railway Company of Texas, the Gulf, Colorado & Santa Fe Railway Company, the Trinity & Brazos Valley Railway Company, the Texas & Pacific Railway Company, the Houston & Texas Central Railroad Company, the St. Louis, San Francisco & Texas Railway Company, and the Chicago, Rock Island & Gulf Railway Company of Texas.
Collection contains primarily contracts between the railroad companies and the Union Terminal Company. The collection also contains ordinances, maps, blueprints of railway lines, and resolutions signed by Dallas Mayor Henry D. Lindsley.
Of special interest is a map of a proposed transfer between Texas & Pacific Railway and Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railway Company tracks dated October 2, 1890.
The collection is arranged chronologically. The collection contains oversized material.
Permission to publish, reproduce, distribute, or use by any and all other current or future developed methods or procedures must be obtained in writing from the Dallas Municipal Archives. All rights are reserved and retained regardless of current or future development or laws that may apply to fair use standards.
Railroads and the Union Terminal Company, 1890-1917 (Box <x>, Folder <y>), Dallas Municipal Archives
Dallas -- Texas -- History
Dallas Railway & Terminal Company
Missouri, Kansas & Texas Railway Company
Texas & Pacific Railway
Map of a proposed transfer, April 1891
[Texas and Pacific Railway Company-Double track ordinance acceptance and map. OS]
| ||2||User Contract - Dallas Terminal Railway Union Depot Company and The Union Terminal Company, |
April 1, 1912
| ||3||User Contract - The Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railway Company of Texas and The Union Terminal Company, April 1, 1912|
| ||4||User Contract - Gulf, Colorado & Santa Fe Railway Company and The Union Terminal Company, April 1, 1912|
| ||5||User Contract - The Chicago, Rock Island & Gulf Railway Company and The Union Terminal Company, April 1, 1912|
| ||6||User Contract - The Texas & Pacific Railway Company and The Union Terminal Company, April 1, 1912|
| ||7||Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railway Company Undergrade Crossings in North Dallas Proceedings, |