SOUTHERN PACIFIC TERMINAL COMPANY
SOUTHERN PACIFIC TERMINAL COMPANY. The Southern Pacific Terminal Company was incorporated on July 6, 1901, to build tracks in Galveston to serve the docks of the Southern Pacific steamers and other industries in the city. The road was operated by its own organization from July 9, 1901, through August 31, 1906; leased to and operated by the Galveston, Harrisburg, and San Antonio Railway Company from September 1, 1906, through February 28, 1927; leased to and operated by the Texas and New Orleans Railroad Company from March 1, 1927, through October 31, 1961; and leased and operated by the Southern Pacific Company from November 1, 1961, through August 31, 1962, at which time it was merged into the Southern Pacific company.
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