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Texas Escapes Magazine
February Issue 2004

Special Valentine Issue >>
Texas Travel DestinationsTexas Escapes Magazine Features
Route 66 in Texas and the
14 towns found along Texas 66 2-19-04

Texas Ghost Towns

5 ghost towns with photos by Erik Whetstone
Verbena, Texas 2-27-04

South Bend, Texas 2-24-04

Mesquite 2-21-04
Jean 2-21-04
Glazier, Texas 2-17-04

Candelaria, Texas with new photo by Tom Rinard 2-26-04

Texas Towns


Ireland, Texas 2-27-04

Photos by Jim & Lou Kinsey

Andrews, Texas 2-19-04


Claude, Texas 2-19-04


Shamrock, Texas 2-13-04

Regency, Texas 2-6-04

Photos by Jim & Lou Kinsey

Sulphur Springs
Postcard of square c.1906 courtesy of James Perkins 2-11-04

Texas Historic Trees
The Goose Island Oak 2-29-04

Texas Water Towers
Bellville Water Tower 2-17-04
Photo "(c) David Stall

Texas Bridges
Colorado River Bridge at Regency, Texas 2-6-04

One of eight remaining suspension bridges in Texas
Photos by Jim & Lou Kinsey

Lakes in Texas
2-27-04




Travel

USA - 50 States -
Hotel Reservations &
Travel Guides


World Destinations
Texas Music & Musicians new topic 2-16-04
Texas Home Life new topic 2-16-04



People
Ten Thing you should know about Waco's Jules Bledsoe 1897-1943 2-13-04

His role as "Joe" in Jerome Kern's Showboat made "Ol' Man River" an American classic..




COLUMNS

Archie P. McDonald
Texas First Cattle King by Archie P. McDonald 2/23/04

The Mittie Stephens Disaster 2/13/04

On February 12, 1869, a fire burned her to the waterline in Caddo Lake

Bob Bowman
Fort Teran by Bob Bowman 2/20/04

Hidden deep in the woodlands bordering the Neches River are the last remains of what may be the earliest fort built in East Texas. And, perhaps, a buried treasure.
The Editor's Home 2-13-04

The Standard was one of Texas' foremost newspapers, largely because DeMorse not only recorded Texas history; he was one of the principal makers of it.

Introducing Delbert Trew
Screen door was faithful fixture new 2-26-04
The most used, abused, repaired and mistreated tool on early farms was the back screen door.
Barbed Wire Telephones new 2-20-04
In this day of seemingly unlimited telephone services, it's hard to believe we once used barbed wire to carry our message.
"It's All Trew" by Delbert Trew 2-6-04

Linoleum by Delbert Trew 2-6-04


Maggie Van Ostrand
There's Something About Mexico 2-20-04


John Gosselink
Sniffing at Allergies 2-24-04

A Man's Guide to Housework 2-17-04

"We here at the Unsolicited and Possibly Dangerous Center of Advice have come up with some helpful hints for homemaking for men. But before we start, let's review the male philosophy to housekeeping. Remember, you are a guy, so you don't sweat the details."

George Lester
The Gospel According to Spunky Flat 2-17-04
The only way we got news and information was by word-of-mouth. The more mouths passing it along, the more distorted it became.

Harold Bell

The Sheriff 2-17-04
"You never know when somebody says something, or does something, that it may have a big effect on you the rest of your life."

Mike Cox
Old News 2-26-04
Tired of all the new news of war, politics and other forms of violence? For a change of pace, here's some old news of war, politics and other forms of violence.
Bevo, UT's longhorn mascot 2-20-04

One of the more bizarre events in Texas collegiate history took place in Austin on a January night in 1920.
Old Armory 2-13-04

Is there really an historical treasure trove beneath downtown Austin?

"They shoe horses, don't they?" - Editor

Marshall "High Pockets" Bailey of West, Texas
"The Long Arms of the Law" and Pioneer Consumer Advocate 2-29-04
If bootlegging couldn't be controlled, then at least it could be monitored for quality.
"The Day the Monkey Got Loose from the Carnival and Bit the Sheriff" Lost Treasures mined from County Histories 2-23-04
County histories agree on two unspoken points: Every life is interesting and the harder the times, the more interesting they seemed.
Your Simplified Horrorscope by Sister Latrina 2-3-04
Herein you shall find no mythological creatures and no placemats telling you who you should or shouldn't have married. To get your simplified horrorscope ...
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