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.
Season 1, Episode 7
Gwen Wright Location:
- Related Investigation Airstream Caravan Was this mobile home part of a modern-day wagon train halfway across the world?
- Related Investigation Hitler Films Could these rusting film canisters contain unknown footage of one of the 20th century's most heinous murderers?
- Also with Gwen Wright U.S.S. Thresher Do these documents disclose information about U.S. secret weapons in the Cold War?
- Also in Season 1 Ventriloquist Dummy How did an African-American ventriloquist act become so successful in a time of racial unrest?
- Also with Gwen Wright Bettie Page Slide Is this a lost Bettie Page image by Irving Klaw?
- Also in Industrialization: 1870-1900 Liberty Bell Pin Was one of America’s most iconic symbols melted down into a mere memento?
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