[Shafter ghost town]

Description:

Photograph of a series of partial ruins and lots in abandoned Shafter, Texas. Mountains are visible in the background. The image accompanied a written speech, with the caption: "Once this ghost town, Shafter, was the producer of an important source of income, silver" (p. 7).

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Presidio County - Shafter
Creation Date: 1969
Partner(s):
Marfa Public Library
Collection(s):
Marfa, Diversity in the Desert
Usage:
Total Uses: 339
Past 30 days: 3
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1969
  • Digitized: February 20, 2007
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Presidio County - Shafter
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
1969  
Description:

Photograph of a series of partial ruins and lots in abandoned Shafter, Texas. Mountains are visible in the background. The image accompanied a written speech, with the caption: "Once this ghost town, Shafter, was the producer of an important source of income, silver" (p. 7).

Physical Description:

1 photograph : col. ; 8 x 8 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): ruins | ghost towns | mining towns
Added Title: My Land, My Heritage, My Hope: Slide 66
Partner:
Marfa Public Library
Collection:
Marfa, Diversity in the Desert
Relation (Is Referenced By): My Land, My Heritage, My Hope, ark:/67531/metapth39396
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1969.06.46
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth39648
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public