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Texas State Railroad in Palestine Faces Closure at the End of the Year
 


27 November 2006 at 10:20:46 AM
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Supporters of the Texas State Railroad are seeking emergency funding from the state to try to prevent the East Texas tourist train from closing at the end of the year.

The last run for the train, which ferries tourists between Rusk and Palestine, is set for Dec. 30. But a task force is lobbying the state for $650,000 to keep the train running until the Legislature can vote on long-term operating funds.

If the Legislature won't fund long-term operations, the task force hopes to turn running the train over to a private company.

Memory Lane- Here's Video from Chris Bell's Whistlestop at the TSR this last summer with the other Democratic candidates. (from CanOFun)


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salon > Quick update on this, via Pacer-Click on pic to see larger (Turk Case Update- Telephone Conference Hearing Set for March 8 2019 )

salon > Lance Been awhile. Send me an email at salon@glenrose.net with the names of who you're talking about, above. Also, the newspaper editor is no longer local, ie officed here, but the paper is run.... (What Happened to Jerry Jacene? )

LanceHall > I'd love to see the Hotel Guest books and see if Jacene's name shows up long before he officially *found* the tracks.  I'd like to know if the Visitor's Bureau has emails wit.... (What Happened to Jerry Jacene? )

LanceHall > I see the land or that part of it is now in the hands of Glen Rose's own Corky Underwood. Is Jacene still involved?   I had already informed the Visitor Bureau manager (who's.... (What Happened to Jerry Jacene? )








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