Re: Now submerged station?


Gerald Hook
 

Here’s Collin County from my 1920 Ran McNally Texas Railroad Map – Gerald Hook

 

From: RS-TALON@groups.io [mailto:RS-TALON@groups.io] On Behalf Of Dennis Hogan
Sent: Tuesday, January 24, 2023 4:40 PM
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Subject: [Railspot] Now submerged station?

 

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This must have been a station along the GC&SF Paris branch which was submerged
by the construction of Lake Lavon in the early 1950s.
I wonder why it was dubbed Clear Lake before Lake Lavon was even formed.
Answer:  there was a smaller lake in existence before Lake Lavon filled up.
Clear Lake station

Topo map showing the location of the Clear Lake community near the Trinity River bottom lands: 
https://maps.lib.utexas.edu/maps/topo/texas/txu-pclmaps-topo-tx-farmersville-1924.jpg

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