The Waco, Beaumont, Trinity, And Sabine Railway
This exhibits features the history of the Waco, Beaumont, Trinity, and Sabine Railway, a small railway with a lot of heart, through photos and documents from the relatives of former workers. A chair and potbelly stove (donated by Mary Goodwin) belonging from the WBT&S Roundhouse can be seen in opposite sides of the display car where the exhibit is located. Video footage of the WBT&S #1 (now known as the Mary and Elizabeth Too, located in the Museum's West Courtyard), can also been seen on display in the display car.
This small exhibit will be up until late June 2017.
Curator Ellen Rider has collaborated with the following to make this small exhibit possible:
--Mary Goodwin, granddaughter of final WBT&S receiver,T.L. Epperson;
--Susan Madeley, granddaughter of first receiver Paul T. Sanderson;
--Donna Coffen, Trinity, TX resident and Vice Chair of the Walker County Historical Commission;
--Virginia Buckle Arnold, daughter of W.B.T & S. Foreman, Herbert Buckle;
--Webmaster/historian Jason Rose, www.wbtsrailway.net
--Murry Hammond, Texas Transportation Archive
--Ralph Stenzel, Museum Supporter and President of Galveston Historical Commission
---Jessica Parrish, oral historian
For more information, visit www.wbtsrailway.net