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Mariscal Mine
  • Mariscal Mine 5-5-17
    Photos courtesy Abdul Khan & Erik Whetstone
    "Deep inside" Big Bend National Park on Mariscal Mountain. A National Register Historic District.
  • Wild Rose Pass
    The two mile-long pass ranges from 4,320 feet to 4,546 feet above sea level.
    Texas Legend Bigfoot Wallace, who once carried mail by foot from San Antonio to El Paso later drove a stagecoach along the Skillman mail route which included the pass.
  • Williams Ranch
  • Williams Ranch by Barclay Gibson
    Guadalupe Mountains National Park
    Culberson County
  • Road Side Park
  • Signal Peak Road Side Park by Barclay Gibson
    Culberson County abandoned roadside park
  • The Dunes
  • Signal Peak - The Dunes by Barclay Gibson
  • Gaudalupe Peak
  • The Drives to Guadalupe Peak by Barclay Gibson
    US180, Hwy 54
  • Grave marker
  • Finding the Polancio Grave Marker by Barclay Gibson
    Back in the 1870s a stage was attacked by Indians and a man, Jose Maria Palacios, was killed. He was buried right where he fell, at the base of the Peak and a crude rock slab had the information scratched on it...
  • Chinati Hot Springs
  • Balmorhea, and Balmorhea State Park
    Springs in West Texas

  • Chinati-Hot-Springs by Byron Browne
  • Terlingua
  • Canoeists Take On Pristine Texas River by Sandra Billingsley
    Canoeing on the Pecos River from West Texas to South Texas

  • Terlingua by Byron Browne
  • Prada Marfa
  • Prada Marfa by Luke Warm
    West Texas gets a Long-overdue Infusion of Whimsey by German-based Artists
    Photos Courtesy Lizette Kapre, Ballroom Marfa, & the Art Production Fund
  • Guadalupe Peak
  • Guadalupe Peak (aka Signal Peak) & El Capitan
    Photos by Barclay Gibson
  • West Texas Motorcycle Road Trip
    (Cars may be substituted for the faint-of-heart)
    Richard and Judy's Excellent Adventure

  • Big Bend
    National Park in West Texas
  • West Texas trip from Midland/ Odessa to Monahans, Fort Stockton, Balmorhea, Toyah, Pecos, Mentone, and Kermit/Wink.

  • A Flatboat Named Enchilada
    Crossing the Rio Grande at Boquillas.
    Hot Springs in Big Bend National Park, the crossing, burro ride, and Boquillas

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