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.)
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.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Butterfield Overland Mail (within shouting distance of this marker); Lueders Cemetery (approx. 6.2 miles away); Big Country Baptist Assembly 8.6 Miles South to Fort Phantom Hill (approx. 8 miles away but has been reported missing); Fort Phantom Hill (approx. 11.4 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Phantom Hill (approx. 11.4 miles away); Lake Fort Phantom Hill Parks - Johnson Park (approx. 12.7 miles away); Bethel Lutheran Church (approx. 13.5 miles away).
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.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 26, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 249 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 26, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.