150 years ago, much of Texas was just desolate prairie country.
Then one day out of this barren landscape, Dallas was born. Big business, big ambition, big city.
But did it all begin here in a little wooden building?
A local historian calls in the History Detectives to find out if a disused depot was the first railroad station in Texas and if it was responsible for putting Dallas on the map.
- Related Investigation Chicago Clock What role did this clock play in keeping 19th century America running on time?
- Also with Gwen Wright Spybook What does this little black book reveal about spying on the home front during World War I?
- Also in Season 1 Whaling Ship Might a ship docked in Mystic Seaport, hold secrets to the Underground Railroad?
- Also with Gwen Wright Rebel Whiskey Flask Is this flask a relic from the historic "Whiskey Rebellion" of 1794?
- Also with Gwen Wright Witch's House Could this house have once belonged to a woman executed during the Salem Witch trials?
- Also in Season 1 General Lee's Farewell Address Could this be a signed copy of one of the most famous documents in the history of the Civil War?
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