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The 'Atlanta' has a luxurious interior with four staterooms, lounge, dining room, kitchen, butler's pantry and bathroom, within a stone's throw of the Excelsior Hotel where Gould prophesized the city's demise after the citizens expressed a preference for grass over railroad tracks. Admission.

Location: Austin St, Jefferson Texas Telephone 903-665-2513

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(Oil City) Caddo-Pine Island Oil, Historical Museum
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