TSHA in the News
REGIONAL LEGENDS: Carlos Guzman shares stories of his life, career
His given name is Margarito, and he was born in Chihuahua, a small community that, according to the Texas State Historical Association, was located 6 miles west of Mission, on Feb. 22, 1940. Carlos describes that occasion as a “bitter, cold day.” He ...
Waco's passenger rail era 50 years gone, but maybe not forever
The MKT was the first railroad to enter Texas from the north, starting in 1872, and by 1904 it owned 1,120 miles of railway in Texas, according to the Handbook of Texas Online. In the years between the world wars, it was the most popular passenger ...