January 24 in San Antonio history…

1904
Firemen estimated losses at $200,000 in a fire which destroyed L. Wolfson’s clothing store on Main Plaza.  (It would be destroyed by fire again and for good on Oct. 1, 2011.)

1980
City Council gives approval for Robert Kuemmel to operate horse-drawn carriages in the downtown area.

1999794
“Old No. 794″ Southern Pacific steam locomotive is moved from Maverick Park to Sunset Station.

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