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[A Panorama Taken in 1974 (fifth) ]

[A Panorama Taken in 1974 (fifth) ]

Date: August 10, 1974
Creator: unknown
Description: A panoramic view, probably from South Mountain, looking north-east is shown here. A portion of the mountain has been dug out and leveled for a gasoline station. Also visible are the Baker Hotel and First National Bank (now Bank of America) to the left of center.
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[A Panorama Taken in 1974 (first)]

[A Panorama Taken in 1974 (first)]

Date: August 10, 1974
Creator: unknown
Description: Shown here is a panoramic View of Mineral Wells, Texas taken August 8, 1974. The Baker Hotel and the Crazy Water Hotel are visible. The Convention Center is seen in the far left of the photograph. The view is from West Mountain, looking toward East Mountain over north Mineral Wells.
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[A Panorama  Taken in 1974 (second)]

[A Panorama Taken in 1974 (second)]

Date: August 10, 1974
Creator: unknown
Description: This picture shows a panoramic view of northwest Mineral Wells from West Mountain, looking toward East Mountain. Included in photograph are the Convention Center, the Box Factory, and the Crazy Water Hotel.
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[A Panorama Taken in 1974 (seventh)]

[A Panorama Taken in 1974 (seventh)]

Date: August 10, 1974
Creator: unknown
Description: A panoramic view of the city from Welcome Mountain is shown. Elmwood Cemetery is visible in the upper left part of the picture.
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[A Panorama Taken in 1974 (sixth)]

[A Panorama Taken in 1974 (sixth)]

Date: August 10, 1974
Creator: unknown
Description: A panorama, taken from West Mountain, looking toward East Mountain over North Oak Street in Mineral Wells. The Convention Center, Box Factory, and The Crazy Water Hotel are visible. Native plants are visible in the foreground.
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[A Panorama Taken in 1974 (tenth)]

[A Panorama Taken in 1974 (tenth)]

Date: August 10, 1974
Creator: unknown
Description: Shown here is a panorama of the Baker Hotel and First United Methodist Church, taken from the west.
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[A Panorama Taken in 1974 (third)]

[A Panorama Taken in 1974 (third)]

Date: August 10, 1974
Creator: unknown
Description: illustrated here is a panorama of Mineral Wells, looking east from West Mountain. The Baker Hotel and First National Bank (now Bank of America) are visible in center of photograph. Native plants are pictured in the left of photograph.
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[A Panorama Taken in1974 (eighth)]

[A Panorama Taken in1974 (eighth)]

Date: August 10, 1974
Creator: unknown
Description: A panorama of houses and streets, taken from from Welcome Mountain s shown here. The purpose of the photograph remains uncertain.
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[A Panoramic View of Lake Mineral Wells]

[A Panoramic View of Lake Mineral Wells]

Date: 1930?
Creator: unknown
Description: An early panoramic view of Lake Mineral Wells is illustrated here. The lake was built by the city of Mineral Wells for a municipal water supply in 1920. Rock Creek, in Parker County, was dammed to impound a lake approximately one mile wide and five miles long. An island, visible in the center of this picture, was initially accessible only by boat; but a wooden walkway eventually connected it to the concrete dam. The dam at Lake Mineral Wells was raised because of the increased need for water due to the building of Camp Wolters and its expansion into the largest Infantry Replacement Training Center in the nation in World War II. The island was thereafter covered by water. Lake Mineral Wells eventually became partially filled with silt, and another water supply was sought. Palo Pinto Creek was dammed by the city In the mid 1960's to form Lake Palo Pinto, approximately ten miles southwest of the county seat of Palo Pinto County. It became the current source of Mineral Wells' municipal water supply. Lake Mineral Wells was donated to Texas Parks and Wildlife in 1980, and became the focal point of Lake Mineral Wells State Park. Due to its ...
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[A Panoramic View of Mineral Wells]

[A Panoramic View of Mineral Wells]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: The southern half of a two-part panoramic view of downtown Mineral Wells, Texas, taken about 1910 occupies this photograph. In this view, the Crazy Flats drinking pavilion is seen at the upper left;First Methodist Church near the skyline to the right of the Crazy Flats; and the First Presbyterian Church (domed building) at the upper far right of the picture. The houses shown are predominantly in the Queen Anne style--a popular one at the time of the photograph. This picture occurs on page 133 of A.F. Weaver's book "TIME WAS In Mineral Wells", first edition, 1975.
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