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Kent
  • Kent Culberson County 11-7-22

  • Pickens Henderson County 11-7-22

  • Waldeck
  • Waldeck Fayette County 11-5-22

  • Shady Shores Denton County 10-11-22

  • Blessing
  • Blessing Matagorda County 9-16-22

  • Nigton Trinity County 9-14-22

  • Shiro
  • Shiro Grimes County 9-7-22

  • Borger
  • Borger Hutchinson County

  • Olivia
  • Olivia Calhoun County

  • Francitas
  • Francitas Jackson County 8-6-22

  • Belle Plain
  • Belle Plain Brass Band 7-22-22

  • Belle Plain Callahan County

  • Coleman
  • Coleman Old Photos Coleman County 7-1-22

  • Coleman Coleman County seat

  • Texhoma
  • Texhoma Sherman County 6-20-22

  • Victoria
  • Victoria Victoria County 6-18-22

  • Sabinal
  • Sabinal Uvalde County 6-17-22

  • Fort Brown
  • Fort Brown Cameron County 6-13-22

  • Brownsville Cameron County seat 6-13-22

  • Rowena
  • Rowena Runnels County 6-13-22

  • Hagerman
  • Hagerman Grayson County submerged ghost town 5-7-22

  • Teague
  • Teague Freestone County 5-4-22

  • Dew Freestone County 5-4-22

  • Texas Highway Department, Rusk,1940s 4-26-22

  • Rusk Cherokee County Seat

  • Ballinger TX Old Photos
  • Ballinger Old Photos 4-18-22

  • Ballinger Runnels County Seat

  • Gasoline
  • Gasoline Briscoe Co 4-24-22

  • Carey Childress County 4-23-22

  • Hereford Old Photos 4-12-22

  • Hereford Deaf Smith County Seat

  • Kirkland
  • Kirkland Childress County 3-3-22

  • Clareville
  • Clareville Bee County 3-1-22

  • Ramirena Live Oak County 3-9-22

  • Elm Mott
  • Elm Mott McLennan County 2-22-22

  • Sunset
  • Sunset Montague County 2-17-22

  • Dotson
  • Dotson Panola County 2-7-21

  • Halsell
  • Halsell Clay County 2-1-22
    Submerged ghost town

  • Sandy Point Brazoria County 1-24-22

  • Medicine Mound
  • Medicine Mound Hardeman County 1-5-22

  • Mount Sharp Hays County 1-6-22
  • Round Mountain Blanco County

  • Anhalt
  • Anhalt - A Stopping Place 12-28-21

  • Anhalt Comal County

  • Forney
  • Forney Kaufman County 12-20-21

  • Tahoka
  • Tahoka Lynn County Seat 12-13-21

  • Upland
  • Upland First Upton County Seat 12-12-21

  • Camden
  • Camden Gregg County 12-9-21

  • Guion
  • Guion Taylor County 11-17-21

  • Carbon
  • Carbon Eastland County 11-17-21

  • Sharp
  • Sharp Milam County 10-31-21

  • Tesnus
  • Tesnus Brewster County Railroad Ghost town

  • Clinton
  • Clinton Hunt County 10-5-21

  • Griffin
  • Griffin Cherokee County 9-25-21

  • Mabelle Baylor County 9-16-21
  • Oran Palo Pinto County
  • Old Pease City Foard County 9-12-21

  • Menard
  • Menard Menard County seat 9-9-21

  • Espuela
  • Espuela Dickens County 9-10-21

  • Trinity
  • Trinity Former Trinity County seat 9-10-21

  • Eolian
  • Eolian Stephens County

  • Lark Carson County 9-8-21
  • Mungerville Dawson County 9-3-21

  • Crandall
  • Crandall Kaufman County 8-24-21

  • Fredericksburg
  • Fredericksburg Old Photos 7-1-21

  • Fredericksburg Gillespie County seat

  • Lewisville
  • Lewisville Denton County 6-24-21

  • Alamito Presidio County 6-12-21
  • Plata Presidio County
  • Casa Piedras Presidio County

  • Fairyland aka Peerless Hopkins County 6-2-21

  • Damsite Hardeman County 5-1-21

  • Aiken Bell County submerged town 4-5-21
  • Aiken Shelby County

  • Detroit
  • Detroit Red River County 3-29-21

  • Meadow Terry County 3-29-21

  • Llano Cemetery
  • Amarillo - Llano Cemetery Porter County 3-11-21

  • Wall
  • Wall Tom Green County 3-11-21

  • Zulu
  • Zulu Hansford County 3-1-21


  • Mobile City Rockwall County 3-17-21

  • Mason
  • Mason County Courthouse Update 2-24-21

  • Mason Mason County seat

  • Floresville
  • Floresville Wilson County Seat 1-11-21

  • Round Rock
  • Round Rock Williamson County 1-15-21

  • Thurber
  • Thurber Parker County
    "Texas' Premier Ghost Town"
  • Indianola
  • Indianola Calhoun County
    "Queen city of the West"
  • Adobe Walls
  • Adobe Walls Hutchinson County
    Site of the Battles of Adobe Walls
  • Columns »


    Clay Coppedge »
  • The Forgotten Team of Texas 11-9-22
  • The Long Gone Texon Oilers 10-12-22
  • Slingin' Sammy Baugh 9-25-22


  • Michael Barr "Hindsights" »
  • German Artists Draw First Hill Country Images 12-1-22


  • Runaway Horse is Page 1 Story 11-22-22
  • Pine
  • A Pine Forest in the Hill Country 11-15-22


  • Murray Montgomery's "Lone Star Diary" »
  • Recollections of Early Texas: The memories of John Holland Jenkins 9-20-22
  • The Bad Boys of Somer's Thicket 7-25-22
  • The day slavery ended in Texas 6-22-22


  • Taylor Kovar's "Go Far With Kovar" »
  • Will Crypto Recover? 12-5-22
  • Talking With Friends About Money 11-29-22
  • Tackling Student Loan Debt 11-22-22


  • Jase Graves' "Quips and Salsa" »
  • Invasion of the college students 11-29-22
  • Get out of bed and breakfast 11-15-22
  • Nearly nailed it! (Asian food edition) 11-1-22


  • Book Reviews by Kirk Bane »
  • Once Upon a Time in the Italian West: The Filmgoers' Guide to Spaghetti Westerns by Howard Hughes 12-1-22
  • Encyclopedia of Lawmen, Outlaws, and Gunfighters by Leon Claire Metz 11-1-22
  • William Friedkin Interviews Edited by Christopher Lane 10-10-22


  • Robert G. Cowser »
  • Ma Perkins Moments 12-1-22
  • Boots Pickett's Grocery at Greenwood 1-17-22
  • The Post Office Drug Store at Saltillo, Texas
    11-9-21


  • Joshua V. Chanin »
    Coppell
  • What Makes Coppell, Texas Special? Recollections and History 7-1-22


  • Cartoons by Roger T. Moore »
  • September 10, 1772: Spain closes Texas Missions 10-5-22
  • Washers national yard game of Texas 8-30-22
  • 1854 - Rattlesnake in Karnes County 8-16-22


  • "Once Upon A Line"
    Light verse and poetry by d. knape
    »

    David Knape, Poet of Place
    1944-2022
    Obituary & Tribute
  • Little Wren 11-29-22
  • Seasons 11-8-22
  • When all else fails 10-24-22


  • Maggie Van Ostrand's "A Balloon in Cactus" »
  • How Much Is Enough? 2-17-22
  • Miss Lockhart and the Comanches
  • Love Never Dies - The Rainbow Is a Two-Way Bridge


  • C. F. Eckhardt »

  • The First Election in Texas
  • First to Fly
  • Who Killed the Chief?


  • Mike Cox's "Texas Tales" »

  • America's Third Largest Fire: The Paris Fire of 1916
  • Ghost Town without a Trace
  • Old-time Cowboy
  • Austin Mystery Murders


  • Bob Bowman's East Texas »
  • Custer in East Texas
  • Onalaska
  • Place Names


  • Archie P. McDonald's "All Things Historical" »
  • Party Primaries - The Terrell Election Law
  • Prohibition
  • Robert and Harriet Potter


  • Wanda Orton 's "Wandering" »
  • Bandit's bad baby brother
  • Hog Isand
  • Ghost Story, apparitions, apparently


  • Clint Skinner »
  • The Armadillo and the West Pole 12-6-21


  • Ken Rudine »
    Kenneth Miles Rudine
    1931 - 2022
    Tribute & Obituary

    4-6-22


    Texas Architecture »


    Texas Bridges »

    series 13
  • Gallery of Forgotten Texas Bridges: Series 13 11-30-21

  • bridges
  • Wilson County Labatt Road & other Pony Truss Bridges 1-11-21


  • Texas Gas Stations »

    Waco gas stations
  • Waco Old Gas Stations 11-29-21

  • Waco McLennan County Seat


  • Features »


    Texas Rivers »

  • Harvey's Ancester by Clay Coppedge
  • Texas Flood of 1935
  • More Texas Storms


  • Texas Cotton »

    cotton scenes
  • Texas Cotton Scenes - Series 9 4-6-21


  • Texas Animals »

  • ‘Mysterious Cattle Deaths’ Not So Mysterious by C. F. Eckhardt
  • Blackie the Bear by Mike Cox
  • Buffalo, bull fight a dud by Delbert Trew


  • Food »

  • Preserving Meat on the Frontier by C. F. Eckhardt
  • National Dish of Texas by C. F. Eckhardt
    Chili Con Carne recipe and history

  • Biscuits by Mike Cox


  • Vintage Photos »

    San Saba
  • San Saba Old Photos San Saba County 2-8-21

  • Brownwood
  • Brownwood Old Photos Brown County 1-18-21

  • Llano
  • Llano Old Photos Llano County 1-8-21

  • Eagle Pass
  • Eagle Pass Old Photos Maverick County 9-22-20

  • Colorado City
  • Colorado City Old Photos Mitchell County 9-14-20

  • Yorktown
  • Yorktown Old Photos
    DeWitt County 9-12-20

  • Thorp Spring Tennis Club 9-3-20

  • San Angelo
  • San Angelo Old Photos Tom Green County 7-1-20
    M.C. Ragsdale Photographs

  • New Braunfels Old Photos Comal County 6-26-20

  • Comanche
  • Comanche Old Photos Comanche County 5-15-20








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