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The Will Beauchamp Collection

SWEETWATER, TEXAS VINTAGE PHOTOS
Sweetwater, Texas
Nolan County

Photographer - Paret, circa 1910
Captions from photo album

Photos of Sweetwater, Texas around 1910 from a photo album belonging to the photographer or his relative. - Will Beauchamp
Sweetwater TX, 1910,  Woman Making Tortilla
Making tortillas

Making "tortillas" for dinner, by grinding corn moistened with water.

Sweetwater TX 1910 Mexican Family at T&P section house

A Mexican family at the T&P section house in Sweetwater

Sweetwater TX, 1910 - Hell-on-a -stick Cactus
Hell-on-a -stick Cactus

Looking north towards the Paret's house -
Thickly covered with sharp, yellow spikes, this is one of the most dreadful species of cactus, and teh cowboys name for is is "hell-on-a-stick, a name justified by their fearful experiences with its terrors.

Sweetwater TX 1910 Cotton Compress

Sampling cotton at the compress, Sweetwater

Sweetwater TX 1910 - Cotton Compress - Bales of cotton in the Cotton Yard

Some 4,000 or 5,000 bales of cotton are being stored in the "cotton yard", besides the rest on the compress platform.

Sweetwater TX 1910 - Bales of Cotton Compress Platform

Loading cotton bales on the compress platform

Sweetwater compress

Sweetwater TX High School, 1910

Sweetwater High School, Sweetwater, Texas

Sweetwater TX High School, 1910

Sweetwater High School, Sweetwater, Texas
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