(November 4, 1843 - October 5, 1901)Born near Fredericksburg, Virginia, Bernard Moore Temple was a noted railroad engineer. In 1862, he enlisted in the Virginia artillery, joining the Confederate Army, where he acquired engineering experience in artillery and ordnance. Temple made use of his skills when he moved to Kansas to work as a railway engineer in 1868. During the next four years, he worked for three railway companies, building lines in Kansas and Nebraska, while apprenticing under master railroad builders, including the noted engineer and aviation pioneer, Octave Chanute.
|Placed By||Texas Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, October 27th, 2015 at 5:01pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||14R E 658055 N 3441604|
|Decimal Degrees||31.09765000, -97.34280000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 31° 5.859', W 97° 20.568'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||31° 5' 51.54" N, 97° 20' 34.08" W|
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|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling North|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1-69 TX-290 Spur, Temple TX 76501, US|
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