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Timeline: Before Manor Was Manor

Houston & Texas Central Railway, via the Woodson Research Center and the Museum of Houston
An engraving of a view from Manor from a publication from the Houston & Texas Central Railway in the 1880s.

This week with our partners KLRU and the Austin Monitor, KUT launched a reporting project called Austin's Eastern Frontier, a series that examines the population boom and its effects on transportation, housing, health and healthcare. 

Below you can take a quick look at the town's earliest days, and check out Austin's Eastern Frontier for a look at the past, present and future of the once-sleepy town northeast of Austin.

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