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    SULLIVAN, TEXAS

    Texas Ghost Town
    Guadalupe County, Central Texas S
    Just off Highway 90
    15 Miles NE of Seguin
    About 3 Miles W of Luling
    Population: Unknown

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    History in a Pecan Shell

    The “community” began as a railroad switch around 1876 when the Galveston, Harrisburg and San Antonio Railroad crossed Caldwell and Guadalupe Counties on the way to San Antonio.

    It is believed that Jim Sullivan (the engineer of the first passenger train from Houston to San Antonio in 1877) is the town’s namesake.

    The railroad switch burst to life in 1922 when oil was discovered at Gander Slu.

    The railroad dropped off oil tank cars for loading and a tank farm was constructed. Although a town was platted, population figures never surpassed 100.
    Guadalupe County Texas 1920s map
    1920s Guadalupe County map showing Sullivan (Above 'P' in 'GUADALUPE')
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
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