Hmmm that's interesting. Seems harder that way though. Must have been built by an aggieShadMan said:The ones in Galveston were built only with trains hauling the granite blocks.
The Brazos Santiago Jetties were also built exclusively with trains hauling the granite. You can actually see the stones of the old railbed on Brazos Island behind Boca Chica beach. Good snook fishing, too.Stuart said:That's a cool shot. I bet that the train was only used close to shore. Where the water was deep enough, I can almost guarantee they brought the rocks in on a barge and dropped them in place with a crane.