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This Day in Texas History: Railroad Crew Founds Valentine, Texas

This Day in Texas History: (from the Texas State Historical Association archives) Railroad Crew Founds Valentine, Texas February 14, 1882 On this day in 1882, the town of Valentine, Texas was founded and named when a Southern Pacific Railroad crew building east from El Paso reached the site. Valentine, in Jeff Davis County, is thirty-six miles west…
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12/14/2012 Daily Photo – Station 6 Sculpture at Xmas

Slated for inclusion in Volume II of Texas As I See It, capturing Station 6 at Xmas proved to be initially frustrating.  After spending the evening photographing a nearby development which was elaborately decorated for the holidays, I parked behind Fire Station 6, grabbed my camera, fitted with an ultra-wide-angle lens – and a heavy tripod…
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December 4, 2012 Daily Photo

Today’s photo comes from Volume II of Texas As I See It.  This volume is slated for release sometime in 2014, time permitting.  There are still 12-20 images I need to capture for this volume and they are scattered from one end of The Lone Star State to the other.  Volume II will be entirely…
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