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DECEMBER 2016 / JANUARY 2017

Latest entry: January 17, 2017
Texas Travel • Texas History - Online since July 1998
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Texas Towns & Ghost Towns: Columns:
Shafter Lake
Ghost Towns
Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson
  • Shafter Lake Andrews Co 1-10-16
  • Baby Head Llano Co 1-17-16
  • Mobeetie
  • Fort Elliott 1-8-17
  • Mobeetie Wheeler Co 1-8-17
    Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson & Terry Jeanson
  • Castolon Brewster Co 1-9-17
    Photos courtesy Sarah Reveley
  • Brooklyn Shelby Co 1-6-17

  • Fair Park

    Dallas
    Fair Park by Clint Skinner 1-13-17
    35. The Woofus
    36. The Swine Building
    37. Briscoe Carpenter Livestock Center
    38. Livestock Pavilion and Arena
    39. The Horse Barn
    40. Fair Park Coliseum
    41. Top of Texas Tower

    Fulbright
    Towns
  • Fulbright Red River Co 1-12-17
    Photos courtesy Gerald Massey
  • Texas City
  • Texas City Galveston Co 1-7-17
    Photo courtesy Ken Rudine, Vintage postcard Rootsweb.com
  • Rutersville
    Fayette County
  • Rutersville 1-10-17
    Vintage photos courtesy Carolyn Heinsohn & TSLA
  • Plum
  • Plum 1-2-17
    Photos courtesy Carolyn Heinsohn, FCHC & Barclay Gibson
  • Ledbetter
  • Ledbetter 1-2-17
    Photos courtesy Carolyn Heinsohn, FCHC

  • Ledbetter Cemetery 1-2-17
    TE photos
  • Carmine 1-2-17
    Photos courtesy Carolyn Heinsohn, FCHC & Barclay
    Gibson
  • Anna Martin
    Michael Barr "Hindsights" Columns
  • Anna Martin, Frontier Banker 1-15-17
  • The Martin House on Hedwig's Hill 1-1-17

  • Mike Cox's "Texas Tales"
  • The Night Smoky's Hair Turned White 1-11-17
  • Texas Icons Cowboy Boots 1-4-17

  • Clay Coppedge
  • A Bald-Headed Whiskey Town 1-3-17

  • Book Reviews
  • Sharon Tate: Recollection by Debra Tate, Foreword by Roman Polanski. Review by Kirk Bane 1-4-17
  • Golden Boy
    TE International Book Reviews
  • Pink Gin and Gunpowder Tea
    Review by Paige Turner 1-1-17
    Golden Boy
    Memories of a Hong Kong Childhood by Martin Booth

  • "Once Upon A Line" by d. knape
  • Needle In The Haystack 1-17-17
  • Wild Geese 1-10-17
  • Is God A Woman 1-3-17

  • Cartoons by Roger T. Moore
  • Militia whipped by Kickapoo Indians 1-17-17
  • Karankawa Indians, 1600's 1-3-17

  • Features:

    Eagle Eyes
    Texas Architecture
  • Eagle Eyes of Texas: Series 4 1-1-17
    Photos courtesy Terry Jeanson & Barclay Gibson
  • December 2016 Issue
    Old New Years:
  • The New Year’s Shooting by Mike Cox
  • Wild West Auld Lang Syne - Six-shooter salute to New Years in Abilene by Mike Cox
  • Celebrating New Years in 19th Century Texas by Mike Cox
  • New Year Roast Cartoon by Roger T. Moore
  • The True Meaning of Auld Lang Syne by Gael Montana
  • The Great Blackeyed Pea Hoax by Charley Eckhardt
  • Shootout at Shafter, Texas Ranger Meets His End on New Years Day 1940 by William G. Howell
  • Toyah Train Wreck January 1, 1947

  • Texas Towns & Ghost Towns: Features & Columns:
    TX Star

    Fair Park by Clint Skinner
    26 WRR Headquarters 12-5-16
    27 Science Place II 12-5-16
    28 The Texas Star 12-5-16
    29 Cotton Bowl Stadium 12-12-16
    30 The Texas Skyway 12-12-16
    31 The Embarcadero 12-12-16
    32 The Creative Arts Building 12-23-16
    33 Food and Fiber Building 12-23-16
    34 Pan American Arena 12-23-16

    Related Places

  • Dallas
  • Denison

  • Tascosa
    Ghost Towns
  • Tascosa / Boys Ranch Oldham Co Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson & Terry Jeanson 12-3-16

  • Elkhart
    Towns
  • Elkhart Anderson Co vintage photos courtesy Kathy Torkelson 12-12-16
  • Livingston
  • Livingston Polk Co seat
    Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson, Terry Jeanson & Jim Evans 12-9-16
  • Hermleigh
  • Hermleigh Scurry Co Photos courtesy Charlene Beauchamp 12-9-16
  • Hamlin Jones & Fisher Co Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson & William Beauchamp 12-9-16
  • Notrees
  • Notrees Ector Co Photos courtesy Bill Bryant, et al 12-6-16
  • McMahan
  • McMahan Caldwell Co Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson 12-5-16
  • Kamay Wichita Co Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson 12-2-16
  • Louise
  • Louise Wharton Co Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson 12-1-16
  • Hodges Jones Co Photos courtesy Gerald Massey, Kasey Dockens & John Germann Collection 12-2-16
  • Guest Columns
  • Surviving the Great Depression by Barbara Duvall Wesolek 12-30-16

  • Mike Cox
  • A poacher & two lawmen in the Thicket 12-29-16
  • News from interesting to stale to interesting again 12-21-16
  • Christmas Stories 12-15-16
  • San Jacinto vets and Brown County 12-7-16
  • Sunday School vs Cockfight 12-1-16

  • Spirit
    "Once Upon A Line" by d. knape
  • Running out the Clock 12-31-16
  • Old Shoes 12-27-16
  • The Spirit Of Christmas 12-21-16
  • Fleeing The Scene 12-19-16
  • A Walk before Christmas 12-13-16
  • When Christmas Came 12-6-16

  • Michael Barr
  • Hedwig's Hill 12-15-16
  • Pinta trail
  • The Pinta Trail 12-1-16

  • Maggie Van Ostrand
  • The Songs of Christmas 12-16-16
  • Guilted Into Giving? Charity Checkmate 12-10-16

  • Clay Coppedge
  • Billy the Kid's Texas vacation 12-3-16
    A few true facts, untrue facts, distortions, fictions and outright lies about Billy the Kid in Texas
  • More Texas Outlaws
    Revisiting

  • San Elizario, Texas
  • Hico, Texas
  • Book Review
  • The Houstorian Dictionary: An Insider's Index to Houston by James Glassman. Review by Dr. Kirk Bane 12-1-16

  • Cartoons by Roger T. Moore
  • Bricking Bad 12-20-16
  • King Ranch 12-13-16
  • Anson Jones takes oath 12-6-16
  • Guest Columns
  • Haikus on Texas 12-19-16

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