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The Double Whammy and the Denver Road

In August 1873 Fort Worth’s future looked as bright as a locomotive’s headlight: In May Major Khleber Miller Van Zandt, representing Fort Worth in the Texas legislature, had gotten special legislation passed chartering the Fort Worth & Denver City railroad … Continue reading

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