Near Albany in Shackelford County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Bud Matthews Switch of the Texas Central Railway
Erected 1992 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 557.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture • Railroads & Streetcars. A significant historical year for this entry is 1900.
Location. 32° 44.162′ N, 99° 31.046′ W. Marker is near Albany, Texas, in Shackelford County. Marker is on U.S. 180, 1.8 miles east of Bluff Creek Road (County Road 201), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Albany TX 76430, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this Butterfield Overland Mail (within shouting distance of this marker); Cold War Hardline Communications Pit (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Cable Tool Oil Field (approx. 2 miles away); Smith's Station (approx. 2.1 miles away); Lueders Cemetery (approx. 6.2 miles away); Big Country Baptist Assembly (approx. 6.7 miles away); Fort Phantom Hill (approx. 11.4 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Phantom Hill (approx. 11.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Albany.
Also see . . . Bud Matthews Switch - Chimney Creek Ranch. From the Chimney Creek Ranch website. Includes additional information from the Texas Historical Marker application and video on the marker dedication in 1993. (Submitted on November 26, 2014.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 26, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 469 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 26, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.