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In 1883, there were six saloons on the square in Bellville. Local legend tells the story that Irish immigrants were brought in to construct the railroad and bridge over Mill Creek.

On Saturday nights a flatcar was used to bring them into town and later they were loaded back on the railcar (in a horizontal position) to take them back to the work camp. Bellville is a city rich in local Texas history.



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