Photographs of Historical Places in Allen, TX

We spent time in Allen, TX taking pictures of various historical places connected to Ebenezer Allen.  The Allen Depot is a replica of the original train depot.


Old Stone Dam – Cottonwood Creek


Plaque near the Old Stone Dam


Detail on plaque about the “Stone Dam at Allen Station”


Abandoned Tracks by Allen Depot


Side Entrance of Allen Depot


In Front of Allen Depot


Allen Depot


Abandoned Railroad Tracks

Photographs by Sharlyn K. Mesch.

About Allen Mesch

Allen is an author, educator, and historian. He has written six books: The Analyst; Teacher of Civil War Generals; Your Affectionate Father, Charles F. Smith; Charles A. Marvin - "One Year. Six Months, and Eleven Days", Preparing for Disunion, and Ebenezer Allen - Statesman, Entrepreneur, and Spy. He taught classes on the American Civil War at Collin College. He has visited more than 130 Civil War sites and given presentations at Civil War Roundtables.
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