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Dallas Pioneer Cemetery

Most people are not familiar with one of Dallas’ most remarkable landmarks right in the heart of the City.  Nestled in the crook formed by the intersection of both wings of the Dallas Convention Center is the Pioneer Cemetery. A massive bronze sculpture of a cattle drive crossing a creek is one of the highlights…
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3-22-13 Daily Image: Wind Farm Vista

Toward the end of a 2,500 mile Route 66 road trip, we were headed north out of Marfa, en route to San Angelo.  Traveling through the sun-baked wilderness of south-central Texas, we saw a lot of scenic, yet desolate beauty like the image you see here. Vast expanses of The Lone Star State have been…
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3-19-2013 Daily Image: Cafe Sign

Cafe Sign I-20 West Texas May 2010 I found this delightfully decaying highway sign in the middle of nowhere on a road trip to El Paso. My favorite aspect of this sign is the classic curved arrow, no longer pointing to anything valid – and missing the brightly-colored flashing lights with which to attract our…
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3-14-13 Daily Image: Lone Tree

Standing sentinel atop a hill on the outskirts of Frisco, Texas, with a tombstone leaned against it’s trunk, this bald cypress struck me as majestic – and a little lonely. Lone Tree Zion Cemetery, Frisco, TX Page 138 in Texas As I See It. Order your signed / personalized copy of Texas As I See…
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2-28-2013 Daily Image: Texas Guitar Case

En route from San Antonio to Fredericksburg just after Christmas, we flew past a sign that read Luckenbach – and hit the brakes… Luckenbach had been on my list of places to explore for years and the opportunity had nearly escaped us again. A brief detour and we were there! Not much to look at,…
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2/27/13 Daily Image: Telegraph Office

Telegraph Office Edom, Texas Find this on page 113 of Texas As I See It Order your signed / personalized copy of Texas As I See It: http://www.texasasiseeit.net/ Copyright 2008 Warren Paul Harris All Rights Reserved The telegraph in it’s popular version, was invented by Samuel B. Morse in 1836. By 1861, telegraph lines connected…
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2/18/2013 Daily Image: ICE Meat Curing

I’m a big fan of “ghost signs” in general, but especially the rustic, small-town variety we find all throughout the southwest.  While exploring a very small town here in Texas, I discovered this gem. ICE Meat Curing Normangee, Texas Slated for a future edition of Texas As I See It Copyright 2012 Warren Paul Harris…
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2/12/2013 Daily Image: Longhorns and Skyscraper

While photographing Pioneer Park in 2011, I became intrigued by this bronze cattle drive crossing a creek.  Pioneer Park is nestled into the corner of the Dallas Convention Center and houses a large cemetery that is a collection of four separate burial grounds collected in one space. Longhorns and Skyscraper Dallas, Texas Find this on…
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2/11/2013 Daily Image: Ice Plant

2/11/2013 Daily Image:Ice Plant Sometimes you don’t need to go far from your own door to find amazing examples of Mother Nature’s beauty.  Ice storms have this amazing way of rendering the mundane into something magical, as everyday items are coated in a glimmering sheet of frozen water. This dormant grass stalk was just outside…
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2/8/2013 Daily Image: Will Rogers

2/8/2013 Daily Image:  Will Rogers The Will Rogers Memorial Center in Fort Worth is a multipurpose entertainment complex of 45 acres under one roof.  Comprising 85 acres in the Fort Worth Cultural District, the Will Rogers Coliseum was erected in 1936, along with the auditorium and Landmark Pioneer Tower. The coliseum was the largest domed…
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