BEAUMONT AND SARATOGA TRANSPORTATION COMPANY
BEAUMONT AND SARATOGA TRANSPORTATION COMPANY. The Beaumont and Saratoga Transportation Company, chartered on February 13, 1905, was a unique facility in that it was chartered, not as a railroad common carrier, but as a transportation company. Its twelve miles of track, located in northern Jefferson County, ran from a pine timber stand to a mill owned by the Keith Lumber Company in Voth. At Voth the line connected with the Texas and New Orleans and the Gulf, Colorado and Santa Fe. The Beaumont and Saratoga Transportation Company was sold to the Kirby Lumber Company in 1922. Its track was abandoned in 1935.
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