MANUSCRIPT VERTICAL FILES

Collection Number: MVF 1-06

Accession Number: 85-14

Item(s): Receipt book for the St. Louis Southwestern Railroad Company of Texas, Clinton, Texas station, Jan.-July 1902; Record of Baggage Forwarded, 1904 and 1912; blank forms regarding status of freight trains at a station and weather at a station; message to station about special fares, 1906; and three square nails from the station.

Producer: Clinton, Texas, station of the St. Louis Southwestern Railroad Company of Texas

Donor: Al Sutton

Date Received: c. 1985

Literary Rights Statement 

     Permission to publish from the material must be obtained from the Irving Archives, Irving Public Library.

Description

     The file contains St. Louis Southwestern Railway Company of Texas operations books and forms from the early 1900s.  The material was found in a deserted train station in Clinton, Texas, and donated to the Irving Archives.  The file also contains stubs from a railroad receipt book granting monthly credit in amounts of $5-$20; two baggage forwarded booklets, 1904 and 1912; blank forms used to denote the status of freight trains and cars at a station; and to report the weather at the station.  The information was reported everyday at 7 a. m.  Also included are three rusty, square nails found at the abandoned station.