April 11 in San Antonio history…

1885
Alamo Iron Works moved to its new plant on Sunset Rd. near E. Commerce.

1957scan0037
The “Brackenridge Eagle” miniature train begins operation in Brackenridge Park.  This is a “soft opening.”  35,000 passengers will ride the train before the grand opening is held on June 14.

1977
A $11,097,995 contract was awarded to Browning Construction company for Phase II construction on the campus of UTSA today.  Included will be a 60,075 addition to the Arts building, a classroom and office building facing east on the west side of the campus plaza and a sculpture and ceramics studio to be located on the west side of campus.

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