*An Excerpt from the Growing Up in Lincoln Village by James Larry Wilburn:

“…At the end of Rison Street was an embankment with the railroad track on top. …That railroad embankment and track formed a dividing line, as it separated Lincoln from Dallas. What was Dallas? Another Mill Village. Lincoln kids fought Dallas kids! Why? Because they were from Dallas! Crossing that railroad track was entering enemy territory! I don’t recall ever having a friend from Dallas until I went to Huntsville Junior High. I was surprised that they were no different than us Lincoln folks. They didn’t have horns, or tails, or smell bad….”

*Printed by permission from Old Huntsville Magazine.