Tag: Central Expressway

EAST DALLAS DEPOT Was Center of Activity

10 March 2018

It is announced (Oct. 1897) that the new Union Depot in East Dallas will be formally opened today. The new structure has been in course of erection for three months, and while it is not as large as the railroads would like to have it, it is still a vast improvement over the shanty it […]

CENTRAL EXPRESSWAY, 1954

10 January 2018

The freeway era in North Texas began on August 19, 19491 when a crowd estimated at 7000 celebrated the opening of the first section of Central Expressway. just three years earlier the path of the freeway was the Houston & Texas Central Railroad, the first railroad to be built through Dallas. It was a symbolic […]