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No. Location Railroad Crossings Type Date
Authorized
Date
Retired
(if known)
A Galveston (36th Street) GH&H, GC&SF, GH&SA, GW M 1898  
1 Bowie CRI&G, FW&DC M 1902-04-17  
2 San Antonio GH&SA, SA&AP M 1902-10-09 1926
3 Flatonia GH&SA, SA&AP M 1902-10-09 1996
4 Dalhart CRI&G, FW&DC M 1902-11-28  
5 Houston T&NO, SA&AP M/C 1902-12-04  
6 El Paso GH&SA, EP&SW M 1903-01-23 1950
7 College Station I-GN, H&TC M 1903-02-21 1965
8 East Waco Cotton Belt, I-GN M 1903-06-12 1988
9 Navasota I-GN, H&TC M 1903-06-16 1965
10 Dallas H&TC, GC&SF E 1903-06-24 1944
11 Orange (West Orange) T&NO, O&NW M 1903-06-27  
12 Houston (Blodgett) GH&SA, SA&AP E 1903-07-04 1915
13 Houston (Eureka) H&TC, MKT E 1903-07-04  
14 Houston (Chaney Junction) H&TC, GH&SA E 1903-07-15  
15 Hearne H&TC, I-GN E 1903-07-16  
16 Sherman H&TC, T&P, Frisco E 1903-07-18  
17 Rosenberg GH&SA, GC&SF E 1903-07-23  
18 Fort Worth (Hodge) T&P, Cotton Belt M 1903-07-25  
19 Dallas GC&SF, MKT, DTR&UD, UT E 1903-07-27  
20 Bells MKT, T&P M 1903-07-27  
21 Waco H&TC, MKT, Cotton Belt E 1903-08-08 1967
22 Dallas T&P, GC&SF M 1903-08-18  
23 Milano GC&SF, I-GN E 1903-09-01  
24 Temple GC&SF, MKT E 1903-09-01  
25 Houston T&NO, I-GN, HB&T, HE&WT E 1903-09-29  
26 Houston T&NO, I-GN, HB&T, HE&WT E 1903-09-29  
27 Quanah Frisco, FW&DC M 1903-10-05  
28 Texarkana T&P, T&FS M 1903-10-20  
29 Saginaw CRI&G, FW&DC, GC&SF M 1903-10-31  
30 Houston (Harrisburg) GH&SA, GH&H, PTA M 1903-12-31  
31 Beaumont (Connell) T&NO, T&FS M 1903-10-01  
32 Beaumont T&NO, GB&KC E 1904-01-28  
33 Bay City Cane Belt, NYT&M E 1904-02-18 1954
34 Taylor MKT, I-GN M 1904-03-05  
35 Dallas (Highland) H&TC, MKT, DTR&UD M 1904-03-31 1950
36 Bryan H&TC, I-GN M 1904-04-22  
37 Vernon Frisco, FW&DC M 1904-05-12  
38 Galveston GH&SA, GH&H, GC&SF E 1904-05-16  
39 Kaufman TM, T&NO M 1904-06-16 1928
40 Luling GH&SA, SA&AP M 1904-06-20 1931
41 Navasota H&TC, GC&SF E 1904-06-24  
42 Texarkana T&P, Cotton Belt, T&FS E 1904-07-07  
43 Cleburne GC&SF, T&BV M 1904-07-07 1932-10-11
44 Hillsboro MKT, T&BV, Cotton Belt M 1904-07-07 1940
45 Malone I-GN, T&BV M 1904-07-07  
46 Hubbard Cotton Belt, T&BV M 1904-07-07 1935
47 El Paso GH&SA, T&P, EP&NE M 1904-07-11  
48 Yarnall So. Kansas, CRI&G M 1904-07-13 1908-03-28
49 Plano H&TC, Cotton Belt E 1904-07-18  
50 Morgan GC&SF, Texas Central E 1904-07-20  
51 Wallis GC&SF, SA&AP E 1904-07-20  
52 Cameron GC&SF, SA&AP E 1904-07-21 1959
53 Fort Worth (Ney) MKT, H&TC, I-GN, FW&RG M 1904-07-23  
54 Rockdale I-GN, SA&AP M 1904-09-01 1959
55 Fort Worth T&P, MKT, H&TC, GC&SF E 1904-09-26  
56 McGregor GC&SF, Cotton Belt E 1904-10-20 1967
57 Dallas (Water St.) MKT, GC&SF, DT, CRI&G, NTT E 1904-11-05  
58 Alvarado MKT, GC&SF M 1904-11-01  
59 Waco MKT, SA&AP M 1904-11-21  
60 N. Fort Worth GC&SF, FW&DC, Cotton Belt, CRI&G, FWB E 1905-07-01  
61 Jefferson LR&N, T&P M 1905-08-26  
62 Mineola T&P, MKT M 1905-12-12  
63 Mexia (Springfield) H&TC, T&BV M 1906-04-26 1977
64 Greenville MKT, Cotton Belt M 1906-09-24  
65 Algoa GC&SF, STLB&M M 1906-11-04  
66 El Paso GH&SA, EP&SW, EPUD M 1906-11-08 1928
67 Waxahachie MKT, H&TC M 1906-12-01  
68 Houston (Englewood Yard) GH&SA Yards, T&NO M 1907-03-03 1998
69 Celeste MKT, GC&SF M 1907-03-30  
70 Dobbin GC&SF, T&BV M 1907-04-25  
71 Houston HE&WT, HB&T M 1907-07-01  
72 Corsicana Cotton Belt, T&BV M 1907-11-21  
73 Texas City Junction GH&SA, GH&H, TCT M 1907-02-18  
74 Beaumont T&NO, BSL&W M 1908-05-15  
75 Amarillo P&SF, FW&DC, CRI&G E 1908-07-06  
76 Houston HE&WT, HB&T M 1908-11-01  
77 Carrollton MKT, Cotton Belt, CRI&G M 1908-12-07  
78 Garland GC&SF, MKT E 1909-04-05  
79 Paris T&P, TM, GC&SF, Frisco E 1909-05-27 1963
80 Houston (Percival) HB&T, I-GN M 1913-07-25  
81 Houston (T&NO Junction) GH&SA, GC&SF M 1910-05-07  
82 San Angelo GC&SF, KCM&O E 1910-12-28  
83 Chillicothe KCM&O, FW&DC M 1910-07-14  
84 Houston (Walker Ave.) HB&T, I-GN, SA&AP E 1910-08-10 1988
85 Houston (Baker St.) HB&T, GH&H M 1911-05-03  
86 Houston (Magers) HB&T, GH&SA E 1912-03-18  
87 Houston (Englewood Yard) HB&T, T&NO M 1911-04-19  
88 Sweetwater KCM&O, P&NT E 1912-10-10  
89 Houston GH&SA, GC&SF M 1912  
90 Victoria GH&SA, SLB&M M 1913-01-03 1972
91 West Point MKT, SA&AP M 1913-10-29  
92 New Braunfels I-GN, MKT M 1913-11-01  
93 Denison MKT, H&TC P 1913-10-02 1990
94 Midlothian GC&SF, H&TC E 1913-11-19  
95 Brenham H&TC, GC&SF E 1914-06-29  
96 Island-Causeway GC&SF, GH&SA, GH&H, GHE E 1912-09-06 1929
97 Lift Bridge-Causeway GC&SF, GH&SA, GH&H, GHE E 1912-10-23  
98 Virginia Pt-Causeway GC&SF, GH&SA, GH&H, GHE P 1912-10-14 1929
99 Galveston GH&SA, GT E 1914-04-29 1914-09-22
100 Elgin H&TC, MKT M 1914-02-07  
101 Whitewright MKT, Cotton Belt M 1914-12-01 1953
102 Houston (Magnolia Park) GH&SA, I-GN C 1915-03-31 1963
103 Beaumont (Chaison) T&NO, T&FS C 1915-10-08  
104 Bellaire Junction H&TC, GH&SA, SA&AP M 1915-11-01 1926
105 San Antonio GH&SA, I-GN M 1916-04-29  
106 Dallas (North Tower) UT, MKT, T&P P 1916-04-26  
107 Dallas (South Tower) UT, CRI&G, MKT, H&TC, Cotton Belt, Frisco, T&NO P 1916-10-??  
108 Houston (Bonners Pt.) H&TC, MKT, GH&H E 1918-04-06  
109 San Antonio SAB&T, SA&AP M 1918-10-28 1959
110 Dayton T&NO, TV&N M 1917-06-02 1927-03-18
111 Trinity Rock Creek Lumber Co., I-GN C 1919-11-13  
112 San Antonio GH&SA, SAB&T E 1919-12-30  
113 Hyatt T&NO, ET&G C 1923-04-17 1923
114 Sugar Land GH&SA, Sugar Land M 1923-10-25 1990
115 Eagle Lake GH&SA, SA&AP, Cane Belt E 1924-07-22 1990
116 Houston (Union Station) HB&T E 1924-03-14  
117 Houston (New South Yard) HB&T E 1924-03-14  
118 Dallas (Belt Junction) H&TC, Belt Line E 1926-09-04  
119 Dallas (T&P Junction) T&P, H&TC, Belt Line E 1926-05-18  
120 Port Arthur T&NO, T&FS C 1925-09-28  
121 San Antonio (East Yard) GH&SA yards E 1925-04-10 2/27/2001
122 Ranger T&P, WFR&FW C 1926-01-20 1/21/1955
123 Jefferson J&NW, T&P C 1925-10-13  
124 Fort Worth (Bird's Siding) FW&RG, GC&SF C 1926-11-02  
125 Mauriceville T&FS, O&NW C 1929-05-22  
126 Ft. Worth (Polk's Tower) GC&SF, H&TC E 1926-06-15 1961-03-20
127 Tenaha GC&SF, HE&WT C 1928-05-22  
128 Ballinger GC&SF, A&S C 1927-04-22  
129 Tuscola P&NT, A&S C 1927-03-15  
130 Grand Saline T&P, TSL C 1926-02-20  
131 Terrell T&P, TM E 1927-01-19 1958
132 McNeil H&TC, I-GN C 1928-07-13  
133 Lancaster H&TC, MKT C 1928-02-08 1934
134 Houston (Pierce Junction) GH&SA, I-GN C 1929-03-27  
135 Canyon P&SF yards E 1927-12-09  
136 Pampa P&SF yards E 1928-05-08  
137 Big Sandy T&P, Cotton Belt E 1928-08-14  
138 Harlingen SLB&M, SA&AP M 1928-09-10 1994
139 Houston T&NO, HB&T, I-GN E 1928-12-20  
140 Tatsie H&TC, I-GN C 1929-02-12  
141 Lubbock FW&D, P&SF A 1931-02-12  
142 Plainview FW&DSP, P&NT A 1931-03-16  
143 Devers R. M. Lbr. Co., T&NO C 1923-04-05 1928
144 Waco MKT, Cotton Belt M 1928-05-29 1970
145 Edinburg SLB&M, SA&AP C 1929-01-03 1971
146 Edcouch SLB&M, SA&AP C 1929-02-05 1968
147 Lantana SLB&M, SA&AP C 1929-03-13 1972
148 Fullerton TV&N, BSL&W C 1929-04-13  
149 Edinburg (Alsonia) SLB&M, SA&AP C 1928-12-05 1964
150 Eastland EWF&G, T&P C 1929-05-13  
151 Rosita SLB&M, SA&AP C 1929-04-17 1969
152 Wharton GC&SF, GH&SA C 1929-07-05 1984
153 Amarillo P&SF yards E 1929-01-21  
154 Angleton SLB&M, H&BV C 1929-07-22  
155 Grayburg T&NO, BSL&W C 1929-07-19 1933
156 Allenhurst SLB&M, GH&SA C 1929-08-02 9/26/1932
157 Blessing SLB&M, GH&SA C 1929-08-21 1985
158 Placedo SLB&M, GH&SA C 1929-10-01  
159 Mathis SAU&G, SA&AP M 1929-11-07  1980
160 Cisco T&P, MKT E 1930-08-13  
161 Arcola I-GN, GC&SF C 1930-07-16  
162 Sugar Land Junction GC&SF, I-GN M/E 1930-07-22  
163 Sealy MKT, GC&SF      
164 Gainesville GC&SF, MKT      
165 Corsicana TE, FW&D      
166 Plano Cotton Belt, TE  M 1930  1949 
167 Hillsboro MKT, TE   1931 1949
168 West Livingston WBT&S, HE&WT  M 1931  1949
169 Bay City SLB&M, GC&SF M/E 1931  
170 Conroe I-GN, GC&SF      
171 Acme FW&D, QA&P      
172 Stratford CRI&P, P&SF      
173 Palestine I-GN, TSRR      
174 Italy MKT, Texas Electric    2/24/1931  
175 Etter P&SF, CRI&P      
176 Jacksonville I-GN, Cotton Belt  M  1931 1984
177 Amarillo P&SF, CRI&P      
178 Magnolia I-GN, Grogan-Cochran Lumber G    
179 Shamrock CRI&P, FW&D      
180 MP 95.2 on B-RI B-RI, Grogan-Cochran Lumber G    
181 Mertens I-GN, Cotton Belt      
182 Lufkin (Prosser) A&NR, T&NO  M  1936  
183 Tyler Cotton Belt, I-GN      
184 Corsicana Cotton Belt, T&NO  E  1937 1988 
185 Diboll T&NO, Southern Pine Lumber     3/27/44
186 Sherman Frisco, SP Spur Track      
187 Waxahachie B-RI, T&NO (National Compress spur)      
188 Farwell P&SF, P&SF      
189 Houston HB&T, I-GN A 10/30/1942  
190 Canadian P&SF      
191 Marlin MP, T&NO A 1946  1965
192 Fort Worth CRI&P      
193 Sinton SLB&M, T&NO A 1946  
194 Valley Junction MP      
195 Pittsburg L&A, Cotton Belt      
196 El Paso Union Depot E 1950  
197 Robstown MP, Texas Mexican      
198 Henrietta FW&D, MKT      
199 Houston (Settegast Yard) HB&T, MP   1952  
200 Athens T&NO , Cotton Belt A 1952 1981
201 Jacksonville Cotton Belt, T&NO      
202 Cleveland GC&SF, T&NO A 1954  
203 Dublin MKT, GC&SF      
204 Richardson AT&SF, T&NO A 1955 1988
205 Austin (Colorado River Bridge) MP, MKT      
206 San Marcos MP, MKT      
207 Houston (Maury St.) T&NO E 1957  
208 Houston HB&T, PTRA E 9/24/1957  
209 Amarillo FW&D, CRI&P G 9/10/1958  
210 Houston HB&T, T&NO E 1961  
211 Corpus Christi (MP Junction) MP A 1960   
212 Lockney P&SF, FW&D      
213 Floydada ATSF, QA&P      
214 Houston (Galena Junction) PTA, SP A 1966  
215 Bloomington MP      
KCS Beaumont (Neches River) KCS      
Mariposa Beaumont GC&SF      

 

Types of Interlockers

A Automatic
C Cabin
E Electrical
G Electric Gate
M Mechanical
P Electrical-Pneumatic

Railroad Abbreviations

B-RI Burlington - Rock Island (Joint Texas Division)
BSL&W Beaumont, Sour Lake, & Western
Cotton Belt St. Louis - Southwestern
CRI&G Chicago, Rock Island, & Gulf
DGC Dayton-Goose Creek
DT Dallas Terminal
DTR&UD Dallas Terminal Railway & Union Depot
EP&SW El Paso & Southwestern
EPUD El Paso Union Depot
ET&G East Texas & Gulf
Frisco St. Louis - San Francisco
FW&DC Fort Worth & Denver City
FW&RG Fort Worth & Rio Grande
FWB Fort Worth Belt
GC&SF Gulf, Colorado, & Santa Fe
GH&H Galveston, Houston, & Henderson
GH&SA Galveston, Harrisburg, & San Antonio
GHE Galveston Houston Electric
GT Galveston Terminal
GW Galveston Wharf
H&TC Houston & Texas Central
HB&T Houston Belt & Terminal
HE&WT Houston East & West Texas
I-GN International Great Northern
KCM&O Kansas City Mexico & Orient of Texas
LR&N Louisiana Railway & Navigation of Texas
MKT Missouri Kansas Texas
NTT North Texas Traction
O&NW Orange & Northwestern
P&SF Panhandle and Santa Fe - became ATSF
P&NT Pecos and Northern Texas - became ATSF
PTA Port Terminal Railroad Association
SA&AP San Antonio & Aransas Pass
SLB&M St. Louis, Brownsville, & Mexico
T&BV Trinity & Brazos Valley
T&FS Texarkana & Fort Smith
T&NO Texas & New Orleans
T&P Texas & Pacific
TM Texas Midland
TSL Texas Shortline
TSRR Texas State Railroad
TVN Trinity Valley & Northern
UT Union Terminal

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