Tesnus

Tesnus is a rail siding on the Southern Pacific Railroad twenty-three miles southeast of Marathon in eastern Brewster County. It was established when the railroad was built through the area in 1882. The site included a section house, residences for the families of the section foremen and the water pumper, and several other buildings. It also served as a shipping point for ranchers in the area.

Adapted from the official Handbook of Texas, a state encyclopedia developed by the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA). It is an authoritative source of trusted historical records.

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Currently Exists

No

Place type

Tesnus is classified as a Town

Associated Names

  • (Tabor)

Locations

  • Latitude
    30.11823810
    Longitude
    -102.89793710

Has Post Office

No

Is Incorporated

No

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