Claude, Texas was named after this man. It was originally named Armstrong City when the Fort Worth and Denver City Railway built through the county in 1887, but the name was soon afterwards changed to Claude, after Claude Ayers, Locomotive engineer piloting the first Fort Worth & Denver passenger train to reach here, 1887.
GPS (lat/lon): 35.1312, -101.3804
Created by: Chuck Robertson
Record added: Nov 27, 2006
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