Vintage postcard of prisoners from the East Texas Penitentiary performing maintenance work on the Texas State Railroad, circa 1913. Armed guards supervise the prisoners, who are digging ditches along the sides of the track and roadbed.
1 postcard : b&w ; 9 x 14 cm.
|Keyword(s):||East Texas Penitentiary | Rusk Penitentiary | guards | dogs | flat railroad cars|
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