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OGDEN, TX (COMAL COUNTY)

OGDEN, TEXAS (Comal County). Ogden, a Comal County industrial site 9½ miles southeast of New Braunfels, was established on the Missouri Pacific Railroad in 1931 by the Servtex Materials Company, which operated a rock-crushing plant. The Missouri, Kansas, and Texas Railroad also has a spur track to the plant, which quarries limestone along the Balcones Escarpment. A low-rent housing project was maintained for plant workers. The company's operations continued at least through the mid-1970s.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: 

Directory of Texas Manufactures (Bureau of Business Research, University of Texas at Austin, 1976).

Oscar Haas

Citation

The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.

Oscar Haas, "OGDEN, TX (COMAL COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hno09), accessed April 23, 2014. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.