Fulshear Magazine, Volume 1, Issue 1, Published Winter, 2014

We made it. The first issue of Fulshear Magazine is out. If you’re reading this, we can presume that you’ve read it and that you want to know more about one of our researched articles. Well, we’re up for it.

Below, you’ll references to the source information and and links where appropriate. Happy reading!

“A Tale of Two Cities: Fulshear’s Turning Point”

Thank you for your interest in the background information related to our article “A Tale of Two Cities: Fulshear’s Turning Point”. We are pleased to present our background sources for our article.

A. Belknap SAP Engine. Photo from book: "A Locomotive Engineer's Album", by George B. Abdill. Published by Superior Publishing Company, Seattle.

A. Belknap SAP Engine. Photo from book: “A Locomotive Engineer’s Album”, by George B. Abdill. Published by Superior Publishing Company, Seattle.

 

Interviews:

Jim Vollmar, Board Member of the Rosenberg Railroad Association and Author of “Railroads of Fort Bend County”, Published by Arcadia Publishing, 2010. Provided certain graphics for this article.

Ed McMahon, Private property owner, caretaker and curator of a private cemetery near original Pittsville area.

Correspondence:
Ken Stavinoha, Board Member of the Rosenberg Railroad Association and Lecturer on Railroads throughout Texas. Provided certain graphics for this article.

Books:
Vollmar, Jim, Railroads of Fort Bend County. Charlston: Arcadia Publishing, 2010, Print. Available at the Rosenberg Railroad Museum, via iTunes, Amazon, and others.

Documentary Sources:

“FULSHEAR, CHURCHILL, JR.,” Handbook of Texas Online http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/ffu07, accessed October 01, 2014. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

Crawford, Ann Fears, “FULSHEAR, TX,” Handbook of Texas Online http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hlf34, accessed October 01, 2014, Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

Hemphill, Hugh, “San Antonio and Aransas Pass Railroad” http://www.txtransportationmuseum.org/history-rr-sa-aransas-pass.php, accessed October 01, 2014, 2014

Reed, William, “BROOKSHIRE, TX,” Handbook of Texas Online http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hjb17, accessed October 01, 2014. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

Werner, George C., “TEXAS WESTERN RAILWAY,” Handbook of Texas Online http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/eqtpg, accessed October 01, 2014, Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

West, Sethora, “PITTSVILLE, TX,” Handbook of Texas Online http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hxput, accessed October 01, 2014, Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

Unknown Author, “The Mesquite Belt Railroad Town: Sealy, Texas” http://www.trainweb.org/mesquitebelt/sealy.html, accessed October 01, 2014

Wikipedia Contributors, “Missouri–Kansas–Texas Railroad” http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Missouri%E2%80%93Kansas%E2%80%93Texas_Railroad, accessed October 01, 2014

Young, Nancy Beck, “SAN ANTONIO AND ARANSAS PASS RAILWAY,” Handbook of Texas Online http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/eqs06, accessed October 01, 2014. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

Newspapers:
“Texas Narrow Gage Railroad Completed To Pattison in 1878.” The Brookshire Times 28 Oct. 1965

Other Sources:
Online: Various Railway Maps from the era, located via Google.