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LOST PHOTOS OF STARR COUNTY
The Sgt Roy Chamberlain Collection


Fort Ringgold and Environs c. 1918

Seeking the help of former soldiers, civilians
and present-day historians from the Borderlands

Group Two:
Military Buildings

All Photos Courtesy Jim Gesler, Wyoming New York
Residence in South Texas
"A residence in Rio Grande City [still in use.]" - Roberto Olivarez
On US Hwy 83 West (2nd Street) & N. East Street(?) - DeAnn Peterson Cohrs
Barracks in Texas
This could be "today's Rio Grande City Municipal Courts / Public Works Bldg. on Water Street. It still has the stairs, but no cover." - Roberto Olivarez
Military building in South Texas
Unidentified Building
Vintage photo of barrack in Texas
A Plain Barrack Building - note arches to left which may be the post hospital or headquarters building.
More Lost Photos of Starr County

  • One: Civilian Streets, Buildings and Landscapes ( 10 Images)
  • Two: Military Buildings (4 Images)
  • Three: Trucks and Equipment (6 Images)
  • Four: Photos of Sgt Chamberlain, himself. (5 Images)

    These images taken 88 years ago (more or less) have never been published before. If anyone can identify any of the civilian buildings or buildings on Fort Ringgold itself, please let us know.

    Please address any comments to editor@texasescapes.com

    About The Sgt Roy Chamberlain Collection
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