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St. Louis, Brownsville & Mexico
Gulf Coast Lines herald

Reporting mark

StLB&M, SLBM, SBM

Locale

Texas

Dates of operation

6 June 1903–1 March 1956

Successor

Missouri Pacific Railroad

Track gauge

4 ft 8 1⁄2 in (1,435 mm) (standard gauge)

Headquarters

Kingsville, Texas

Chartered on June 6, 1903, the St. Louis, Brownsville & Mexico Railway (also known as the Brownie) was a 200 mile (321 km) railroad that operated from Brownsville, Texas to Gulf Coast Junction in Houston, Texas. It served numerous towns and cities along its routes and operated a rail bridge south of Laredo, Texas, in junction with the Mexican government. TheBrownie connected the citizens of Brownsville to nearby Corpus Christi for the first time on land rather than using water transportation.

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