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 Serial/Series Title: [Ringgold, Texas Wildfire]
 Collection: José L. Castillo Photograph Collection
[Ringgold man crying]

[Ringgold man crying]

Date: January 4, 2006
Creator: Castillo, José L.
Description: Close-up of a Hispanic man in a baseball cap crying as he surveys the scorched ground around him. On January 1, 2006, the Texas town of Ringgold was devastated in a fire that forced thousands of people to evacuate several towns in North Texas. Around 32 houses were destroyed in Ringgold, a ranching town of about 250 people. Mr. Castillo provided this information about this photo: Reyes Morales, de 48 años de edad, derrama algunas lágrimas frente a lo que fue su hogar en la localidad de Ringgold, a 180 Km al norte de Dallas (Texas). Morales perdió todos sus bienes materiales y espera la ayuda del gobierno para reconstruir su casa y su vida.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Ringgold man with glasses crying]

[Ringgold man with glasses crying]

Date: January 4, 2006
Creator: Castillo, José L.
Description: Close-up of a Hispanic man wearing a baseball cap and glasses crying as he surveys the scorched ground around him. On January 1, 2006, the Texas town of Ringgold was devastated in a fire that forced thousands of people to evacuate several towns in North Texas. Around 32 houses were destroyed in Ringgold, a ranching town of about 250 people. Mr. Castillo provided this information about this photo: Reyes Morales, de 48 años de edad, derrama algunas lágrimas frente a lo que fue su hogar en la localidad de Ringgold, a 180 Km al norte de Dallas (Texas). Morales perdió todos sus bienes materiales y espera la ayuda del gobierno para reconstruir su casa y su vida.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Ringgold man surveys damage]

[Ringgold man surveys damage]

Date: January 4, 2006
Creator: Castillo, José L.
Description: A man wearing a baseball cap and glasses surveys property damaged by fire. On January 1, 2006, the Texas town of Ringgold was devastated in a fire that forced thousands of people to evacuate several towns in North Texas. Around 32 houses were destroyed in Ringgold, a ranching town of about 250 people.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Man using a shovel in Ringgold after fire]

[Man using a shovel in Ringgold after fire]

Date: January 4, 2006
Creator: Castillo, José L.
Description: A man wearing a baseball cap plunges a shovel into the ground. On January 1, 2006, the Texas town of Ringgold was devastated in a fire that forced thousands of people to evacuate several towns in North Texas. Around 32 houses were destroyed in Ringgold, a ranching town of about 250 people.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Man surveying fire damage]

[Man surveying fire damage]

Date: January 4, 2006
Creator: Castillo, José L.
Description: A Hispanic man wearing a baseball cap and protective eyewear surveys property that has been damaged in the Ringgold fire. On January 1, 2006, the Texas town of Ringgold was devastated in a fire that forced thousands of people to evacuate several towns in North Texas. Around 32 houses were destroyed in Ringgold, a ranching town of about 250 people. Mr. Castillo provided this information about this photo: Reyes Morales, de 48 años de edad, utiliza un tractor para limpiar lo que quedó de su vivienda destruida por el fuego que arrasó la localidad de Ringgold, a 180 Km al norte de Dallas (Texas). Morales perdió todos sus bienes materiales y espera la ayuda del gobierno para reconstruir su casa y su vida.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Man on tractor and fire-damaged property]

[Man on tractor and fire-damaged property]

Date: January 4, 2006
Creator: Castillo, José L.
Description: A man wearing a baseball cap drives a tractor as he surveys the fire-damaged ground and property behind him. On January 1, 2006, the Texas town of Ringgold was devastated in a fire that forced thousands of people to evacuate several towns in North Texas. Around 32 houses were destroyed in Ringgold, a ranching town of about 250 people. Mr. Castillo provided this information about this photo: Reyes Morales, de 48 años de edad, utiliza un tractor para limpiar lo que quedó de su vivienda destruida por el fuego que arrasó la localidad de Ringgold, a 180 Km al norte de Dallas (Texas). Morales perdió todos sus bienes materiales y espera la ayuda del gobierno para reconstruir su casa y su vida.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Man holding scorched soccer ball]

[Man holding scorched soccer ball]

Date: January 4, 2006
Creator: Castillo, José L.
Description: A Hispanic man wearing a baseball cap and standing next to a soccer goal, holds up a fire-scorched soccer ball. On January 1, 2006, the Texas town of Ringgold was devastated in a fire that forced thousands of people to evacuate several towns in North Texas. Around 32 houses were destroyed in Ringgold, a ranching town of about 250 people.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Scorched soccer ball]

[Scorched soccer ball]

Date: January 4, 2006
Creator: Castillo, José L.
Description: Photograph of a fire-damaged soccer ball with a man working in the background. On January 1, 2006, the Texas town of Ringgold was devastated in a fire that forced thousands of people to evacuate several towns in North Texas. Around 32 houses were destroyed in Ringgold, a ranching town of about 250 people.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Workers replace utility pole]

[Workers replace utility pole]

Date: January 4, 2006
Creator: Castillo, José L.
Description: Workers replace a utility pole after the fire at Ringgold, Texas. On January 1, 2006, the Texas town of Ringgold was devastated in a fire that forced thousands of people to evacuate several towns in North Texas. Around 32 houses were destroyed in Ringgold, a ranching town of about 250 people. Mr. Castillo provided this information about this photo: Un empleado no identificado de la empresa de electricidad Texas-New Mexico Power Company en plena labor para reanudar parte del alumbrado eléctrico en la localidad de Ringgold, a 180 Km al norte de Dallas (Texas). El domingo pasado, un incendio destruyó los pastizales que abarcan alrededor de más de 8.000 hectáreas, destruyendo además 27 viviendas.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Worker replaces utility pole]

[Worker replaces utility pole]

Date: January 4, 2006
Creator: Castillo, José L.
Description: A worker replaces a utility pole after the fire at Ringgold. On January 1, 2006, the Texas town of Ringgold was devastated in a fire that forced thousands of people to evacuate several towns in North Texas. Around 32 houses were destroyed in Ringgold, a ranching town of about 250 people. Mr. Castillo provided this information about this photo: Un empleado no identificado de la empresa de electricidad Texas-New Mexico Power Company en plena labor para reanudar parte del alumbrado eléctrico en la localidad de Ringgold, a 180 Km al norte de Dallas (Texas). El domingo pasado, un incendio destruyó los pastizales que abarcan alrededor de más de 8.000 hectáreas, destruyendo además 27 viviendas.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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