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Texas Escapes Online Magazine
SEPTEMBER / OCTOBER, 2017

Latest entry: October 16, 2017
Texas Travel • Texas History - Online since July 1998
"I will a round unvarnish'd tale deliver." - Shakespeare, Othello.
Texas Towns | Ghost Towns | Trips : Features | Columns:
Sabinetown
Sabine County
  • Sabinetown 10-15-15
    Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson & GLO
  • Sabine
    Jefferson County
  • Sabine 10-15-17

  • Post Office 1
    Texas Rural Post Offices
  • Under Appreciated Zip Codes - Series 1 10-11-17
    Barclay Gibson Collection
  • Towns Visited:
  • Alanreed | Armstrong | Barry | Berclair | Bergheim | Bigfoot | Camp Verde | Castell | Cottonwood | Coyanosa | Cypress Mill and more

  • TX gas stations
    Texas Gas Stations
  • Adventures with my 1972 Plymouth Cuda and my 67 Ford Mustang Fastback
    A photo essay by Jimmy Dobson 10-3-17
  • Towns Visited:
  • Matador | Shamrock | Slaton and more

  • Cotulla
    La Salle County
  • Cotulla 10-6-17
  • Banquete
    Nueces County
  • Banquete 10-8-17
    Photos courtesy Gerald Massey
  • Brooks County
  • Encino 10-6-17
    Photo courtesy Gerald Massey

  • Franklin
    Texas Courthouses
  • Franklin County Courthouse 10-5-17
    Photos courtesy Terry Jeanson, William Deneke et.al.

  • Snyder
    Texas Old Photos
  • Snyder 10-4-17
    Photos courtesy Gregory Pierce
  • Tomball
    Ghosts
  • Haunted Tomball 10-7-17
    Haunted eatery, gift shop, office, museum, creek...

  • Bobby Lane
    Clay Coppedge
  • Skyline Club 10-16-17
  • Bobby Layne's (alleged) curse 10-2-17

  • Zodiac
    Michael Barr "Hindsights" Columns
  • Celebrating the Fire Ant 10-15-17
  • Zodiac 10-1-17
    Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson

  • Jase Graves' "Quips and Salsa"
  • The S'more the Merrier 10-15-17

  • Mike Cox's "Texas Tales"
  • Old-time Cowboy 10-12-17
  • Titanic Texans 10-5-17

  • "Wandering" by Wanda Orton
  • Children's Meds 10-1-17

  • Books
  • Peter Bogdanovich: Interviews. Peter Tonguette (ed.)
    Review by Dr. Kirk Bane 10-8-17

  • "Once Upon A Line" by d. knape
  • Inside a Photo 10-11-17
  • Thrall, Texas 10-2-17

  • Cartoons by Roger T. Moore
  • First prisoner at Hunsville State Prison 10-8-17

  • September 2017 Issue
    Texas Towns | Ghost Towns | Trips : Features | Columns:
    Olfen
    Runnels County
  • Bethel Community 9-26-17
  • Olfen 9-29-17
    Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson

  • Mozelle
    Coleman County
  • Mozelle Store & School 9-24-17
    Photo courtesy Shelly Johnson & John Gilmartin

  • Borger
    Hutchinson County
  • Borger Vintage Photos 9-23-17
    Val Sandlin Collection
  • Borger
  • Borger 9-23-17
    Vintage photos Ken Sharpe Collection, et al.
    Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson
  • Hutchinson County - Boom town ghost towns:
  • Isom
  • Whittenburg
  • Phillips
  • Electric City

  • Johnsville
    Erath County
  • Johnsville 9-19-17
    Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson & Jay Williams

  • Beattie
    Comanche County
  • Beattie 9-6-17
    Photos courtesy John Beatty

  • Joy
    Clay County
  • Joy 9-3-17
    Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson, Elicia Cook & John J. Germann

  • Booth
    Fort Bend County
  • Booth 9-3-17
    Photos courtesy Fort Bend Historical Museum & John J. Germann

  • Bullock
    Eastland County | Stephens County
  • Bullock 9-3-17
    Photos courtesy Dustin Martin & Barclay Gibson

  • Harris County
  • Huffman 9-1-17

  • Denton County
  • Ponder
  • Texas Old Neon
  • Texas Old Neon, Dan Holzschuh Collection 9-2-17

  • Mike Cox's "Texas Tales"
  • The Good Docs of San Antonio 9-29-17
  • Sam Houston's Daughter 9-21-17
  • "The Boll Weevil" 9-18-17

  • The Flooding of San Gabriel River

  • Harvey's Ancestor by Clay Coppedge 9-20-17
    The Deadly Flood of 1921
  • Central Texas Flood by Mike Cox
  • Friendship, Texas
    Now under Lake Granger
  • Thrall, Texas
  • The Flood in Thrall Cartoon by Roger T. Moore 9-17-17

  • Clay Coppedge
  • Saltpeter and Bat Bombs 9-3-17

  • Michael Barr "Hindsights" Columns
  • Babe Ruth of Polo 9-17-17
  • Early Days of Texas Polo 9-1-17

  • Jase Graves' "Quips and Salsa"
  • Drive-by Safari 9-16-17

  • Clay Coppedge
  • Saltpeter and Bat Bombs 9-3-17

  • "Wandering" by Wanda Orton
  • Talking toddler in grocery cart 9-2-17

  • Books
  • Everybody's Talkin': The Top Films of 1965-1969 by Barry Monush.
    Review by Dr. Kirk Bane 9-1-17

  • "Once Upon A Line" by d. knape
  • Autumn 9-25-17
  • Hey Diddle Diddle 9-19-17
  • Nighthawks 9-5-17

  • Cartoons by Roger T. Moore
  • Six settlers held off 100 Indians 9-20-17
  • Aug 30, 1856 - Institution for deaf, blind, insane, and orphaned 9-5-17

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