Streetcars at the Pass, Vol. 1: The Story of the Mule Cars of El Paso, the Suburban Railway to Tobin Place, and the Interurban to Ysleta

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In 1881, the railroads came to the dusty West Texas town of El Paso bringing drummers, lawmen, gunmen, gamblers, ladies of the evening, miners, and untold others. They did not all have horses or buggies and the town fathers soon recognized the need for a mule-powered streetcar system. This is the story of how those mule cars carried the colorful characters of El Paso around town and across the Rio Grande to Mexico. It is also the story of the spoiled town pet, Mandy the Mule, and the remarkable survival of the car Mandy ...

Streetcars at the Pass, Vol. 1: The Story of the Mule Cars of El Paso, the Suburban Railway to Tobin Place, and the Interurban to Ysleta 2003, iUniverse, Bloomington IN

ISBN-13: 9780595296231

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