1907 Denison Charter Committee.
Pat Tobin (7) in this
photo is credited with being the first
engineer to drive a train into Texas. On December 24th. 1872
Eve) he drove a MKT work locomotive over the newly constructed Red
Bridge and into the City of Denison to much fanfare!
The train to officially have the honor
was not scheduled to arrive
until Christmas Day!
But no one remembers the engineer of
that train. Pat Toben
served on the Denison Charter Committee for several years. He
the Denison Crystal Ice Company near the Katy Depot that later became