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Dimmit County »
Carrizo Springs
  • Carrizo Springs Co seat 11-18-18
  • Dimmit County Courthouse


  • Caldwell County »
    Luling
  • Luling 11-4-18
  • Plum Creek
  • Luling 1931 Plum Creek Bridge 11-4-18
  • Zedlers Mills
  • Luling - Zedler's Mills


  • Willacy County »
    Yturria
  • Yturria 11-9-18


  • Coryell County »
  • King 11-5-18


  • Parker County »
    Carter
  • Carter 11-2-18
    Ghost town with stone markers commemorating town events


  • Gonzales County »
    Belmont
  • Belmont 11-1-18
    Ghost town that started life as a stagecoach stop
  • Wrightsboro
  • Wrightsboro 11-1-18
    Ghost town with a distinctive former post office


  • Bexar County »
    Luxello
  • Luxello 11-1-18
    Ghost town with Luxello Hall and an old iron bridge


  • Young County »
    South Bend
  • South Bend 10-28-18
  • Gooseneck
  • Gooseneck 10-28-18
  • Proffitt Cemetery
  • Proffitt Cemetery 10-19-18


  • Lavaca County »
    Rabb Switch
  • Rabb Switch 10-26-18
  • Fayette County »
    Rabbs Prairie
  • Rabbs Prairie
  • Nueces County »
    Rabb
  • Rabb 10-24-18


  • Navarro County »
    Cryer Creek
  • Cryer Creek 10-23-18


  • Grimes County »
    Navasota
  • Navasota 10-22-18


  • Foard County »
    Crowell
  • Crowell Co seat 10-14-18


  • Fayette County »
    Flatonia
  • Flatonia 10-13-18
  • Lyric
  • Flatonia - Lyric Theater 10-12-18


  • Hill County »
    Vaughan
  • Vaughan & Vaughan Cemetery 10-10-18
  • Abbott TX - Scott Chapel Cemetery
  • Scott Chapel Cemetery
    aka Hejls Cemetery, Abbott
    8-19-18
  • Copperhead Cemetery 7-28-18


  • Mills County »
    San Saba County »
    Goldthwaite SH16
  • Goldthwaite - SH16 Through Truss Bridge over Colorado River 10-7-18
  • Goldthwaite
  • San Saba


  • Roberts County »
    Codman
  • Codman 10-2-18


  • Reagan County »
    Texon
  • Texon 10-1-18
  • Stiles
  • Stiles 10-1-18
  • Best
  • Best 10-1-18


  • Ector County »
    Penwell
  • Penwell 10-1-18


  • Stephens County »
  • La Casa 10-1-18


  • Kimble County »
  • Yates 10-1-18
  • Roca Springs 10-1-18
  • Denman 10-1-18
  • Segovia
  • Segovia 9-18-18
  • Noxville 9-18-18
  • Cleo
  • Cleo 9-16-18


  • Austin County »
    Broomtown
  • Broomtown 9-25-18


  • Cherokee County »
    Rusk
  • Rusk County seat 9-23-18


  • Coleman County »
    Trickham
  • Trickham 9-23-18
  • Atoka
  • Atoka 9-23-18


  • Garza County »
    Litwalton
  • Litwalton 9-18-18


  • Llano County »
    Lone Grove
  • Lone Grove 9-13-18
  • Click 8-6-18
  • Bluffton 8-2-18


  • Blanco County »
    Peyton
  • Peyton Colony 9-11-18


  • Uvalde County »
    Sabinal
  • Sabinal 9-10-18


  • Haskell County »
    Sagerton
  • Sagerton 9-6-18


  • Milam County »
    Buckholts
  • Buckholts 9-4-18


  • Steamboat Landing 9-1-18


  • Shackelford County »
    Ibex
  • Ibex 9-1-18

  • Sedwick


  • Bastrop County »
    Red Rock
  • Red Rock 8-26-18
  • Texas Vintage Photos »

    Atascosa County »
    1880s
  • Texas in the 1800s 11-17-18
    The Malcolm Jacob Collection


  • Texas Theatres »
    Texas Old Neon »

    Series 6
    Barclay Gibson Collection »
  • Texas Theatre Old Neon - Series 6 11-12-18
  • Theatre series
  • Texas Theatre Old Neon - Series 1-5 8-1-18
  • Campus
  • Denton - Campus Theatre 11-12-18
    Recorded Texas Historic Landmark


  • Features »
    Columns »

    Clay Coppedge »
    Grackles
  • An Annoyance of Grackles 11-16-18
  • Mockingbird
  • The Original Texas Songster 11-2-18
  • The Little Axe That Could 10-19-18
  • The Cowboy Who Became the Father of British Aviation 10-4-18
  • Wrong Way Corrigan 9-26-18


  • Michael Barr "Hindsights" Columns »
    love story
  • A German Love Story 11-15-18
    Friedrich and Emma Schnerr of Fredericksburg, and a tombstone by Elisabet Ney
  • Haengerbande
  • The Haengerbande 11-1-18
    The hanging bandits
  • San Antonio's Majestic Theater 10-15-18
  • Waddell
  • Rube Waddell - Oddball with a Fastball 10-1-18
  • Pampells
  • Getting Social at Pampell's in Kerrville 9-15-18


  • Mike Cox's "Texas Tales" »
  • The Lost Llano Lead Mine 11-14-18
  • Buck Simpson: Cedar Chopping World War One Hero 11-7-18
    Texas' most heroic warrior, a man whose single-handed exploits rank equal to if not surpassing the famous Sergeant [Alvin] York.
  • California Jim 11-1-18
    He may or may not have been born bad but he sure went bad.
  • ButterKrust Bakery 10-24-18
  • flood
  • Llano Flood of 1935 10-17-18


  • Maggie Van Ostrand's "A Balloon in Cactus" »
    Who killed
  • Who Killed Cock Robin? 10-8-18
  • What Do Women Want? Don't Ask Freud, Ask a Woman 9-25-18
  • Love
  • Love Never Dies - The Rainbow Is a Two-Way Bridge 8-14-18
  • Full Disclosure: The RV Caper 7-2-18
  • Crushin' on Flo, That Girl in the Progressive Insurance Commercials 6-1-18


  • Jase Graves' "Quips and Salsa" »
  • Watch for Falling Fall Fests 11-15-18
  • Friday Night Lite: Adventures in Accidental Fandom 10-16-18
  • A Victim's Guide to Swimming Pool Ownership 9-15-18
  • Dolphins and Fireworks and Toto-Oh My! 8-15-18
  • Silly Chili, "Graet" Ice Cream, and a Texan in the Queen City 7-15-18


  • Taylor Kovar's "Go Far With Kovar" »
  • What Are Your Thoughts on Business Partnerships? 11-16-18
  • Is Renter's Insurance Worth It? 11-9-18
  • How do I get my Teenagers to Understand that Time is Money? 11-2-18
  • Advice on Rolling my 401(k) Into an IRA? 10-26-18
  • Can I Furnish an Apartment for $300? 10-19-18


  • Book Review by Dr. Kirk Bane »
  • Official Guide to Texas State Parks & Historic Sites by Laurence Parent. 11-1-18
  • Shopping Mall by Matthew Newton. 10-1-18
  • Women in Civil War Texas: Diversity and Dissidence in the Trans-Mississippi. Edited by Deborah M. Liles and Angela Boswell. 9-1-18
  • From Santa Anna to Selena: Notable Mexicanos and Tejanos in Texas History since 1821 by Harriett Denise Joseph 5-1-18


  • "Once Upon A Line" Light verse and poetry by d. knape »
  • A Soldier's Death 11-12-18
  • Mobile Home 11-5-18
  • Downtown Luling 11-4-18
  • Requiem For Moth 10-29-18
  • The Face 10-22-18


  • Cartoons by Roger T. Moore »
  • Scamming West Texas Farmers 11-13-18
  • Johnny Ringo 11-6-18
  • Puttin' on the dog 10-30-18
  • Texas Prison Rodeo 10-23-18
  • Armadillo Official Mascot of Texas 10-16-18


  • Murray Montgomery's "Lone Star Diary" »
  • The USS Lexington is a true historic treasure 8-28-18
    Visiting The Blue Ghost
  • Old Mass Grave at Gonzales 3-3-18


  • "Wandering" by Wanda Orton »
  • Cousins 9-9-18
  • Like Zelig, Ashbel Smith was everywhere 4-3-18



  • Austin »

    Mount Bonnell
  • Mount Bonnell 11-1-18
    Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
    National Register of Historic Places

  • Lake Austin
    1,830 acres and twenty-two miles long


  • Fort Worth »

  • Hell's Half Acre: Fort Worth's Dirty Secret by Joshua V. Chanin 10-19-18


  • Texas Murals »

    Bandera
  • Bandera Murals by Bill Stevens 11-3-18


  • Texas Ghosts & Haunted Places »

    Halloween Features
    Library ghost
  • Houston's Ideson Library Ghost by Johnny Stucco 10-25-18
    Houston's Basement-dwelling, Tree-planting, Violin-playing, Dog-loving, Butter-making Ghost
  • Haunted Places in Austin, Texas by Anthony Gilbert 10-16-18
    Governor's Mansion, Buffalo Billiards on Sixth Street, St. Edward's University


  • Texas Images »

    Caracara in East TX
    Texas Birds »
  • Sighting of Crested Caracara in East Texas 8-20-18


  • Texas Old Neon »
    Texas Ghost Signs »

    Midland
    Jimmy Dobson Adventures »
  • Midland Old Neon, Ghost Signs & Landmarks 8-5-18
  • Abilene
  • Abilene Old Neon, Ghost Signs & Landmarks 9-1-18


  • Texas Post Offices »

    Post Office series 6
  • Underappreciated Zip Codes - Series 1-6
  • Trickham
  • Hanging on to the Post Office, Trickham TX
    by John J. Germann 9-23-28
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  • Texon Post Office 8-20-18


  • Texas Bridges »

  • 1911 Through Truss Bridge over San Gabriel River 9-1-18







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