Merci Train - Texas
Photo courtesy of David J. Knutson
Some of Texas' Merci gifts are located at the Briscoe Center for American History - a research center - on the University of Texas Campus in Austin. These artifacts are not on display.
Photos above by Earl Bennett
This monument of gratitude was one of the Merci gifts in the Texas boxcar and still sits beside the boxcar today.
The photo below was taken by William D. Wray
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A basic translation of the above inscription says "In Testimony of Recognition".
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