[Unloading Grain From Box Cars]

Description:

This picture depicts men unloading grain from box cars at the Mineral Wells railroad yards into horse-drawn wagons.
During the days if the Great Depression years of the 1930's, grain and cotton were the principal cash crops of farmers around Mineral Wells, and Mineral Wells' WMW&NW Railroad was a prime shipper of the crops to market.
This photograph is featured on page 92 of A.F. Weaver's "Time Was in Mineral Wells," second edition.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Palo Pinto County - Mineral Wells
Creation Date: Unknown
Partner(s):
Boyce Ditto Public Library
Collection(s):
A. F. Weaver Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 157
Past 30 days: 8
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Digitized: November 27, 2006
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Palo Pinto County - Mineral Wells
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Description:

This picture depicts men unloading grain from box cars at the Mineral Wells railroad yards into horse-drawn wagons.
During the days if the Great Depression years of the 1930's, grain and cotton were the principal cash crops of farmers around Mineral Wells, and Mineral Wells' WMW&NW Railroad was a prime shipper of the crops to market.
This photograph is featured on page 92 of A.F. Weaver's "Time Was in Mineral Wells," second edition.

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Partner:
Boyce Ditto Public Library
Collection:
A. F. Weaver Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: AWO_0436P
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth20372
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public