Have You Ridden Your Railroad Lately? – Freestonecountytimesonline

Have You Ridden Your Railroad Lately?
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Dating back to 1884, inmates incarcerated in the East Texas Penitentiary in Rusk started to lay rails to transport fuel for the prison's iron industry. By 1909, the railroad had reached its final destination of Palestine, 25 miles from where it began