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 County: Smith County, TX
Combination Map Ore City - Longview - Kilgore District: portions of Upshur - Gregg - Rusk - Smith Counties.
Map shows oil and gas leases and wells, landowners, roads, acreage, and towns in parts of Upshur, Gregg, Rusk, and Smith counties in early twentieth century Texas. Scale [1:42,240].
General highway map Smith County Texas
Map shows city boundaries, highways and roads, railroads, oil fields, and structures. Includes legend and key to counties, population statistics. Scale not given.
Kilgore-district: portions of Gregg, Rusk, Smith & Cherokee Counties.
Map shows petroleum prospecting activity, railroads, roads, towns, property tracts, landowners, and acreage. Scale [ca. 1: 42,240].
Smith County [Texas].
Map shows original land grants, patents, and surveys, cities and towns, and railroads; land ownership. Includes dates, book volume, and page numbers for title deed entries. In lower left corner: Small maps of any county in Texas, Oklahoma or Kansas for sale by Lee Map Company, First National Bank Building, Dallas, Texas. Scale not given.
Wood Burning Engine on the Texas and St. Louis Railway
Photograph of an old wood-burning locomotive, the "John Krauss" of the Texas and St. Louis Railway, also known as the Cotton Belt Route. This engine pulled the first train on the Tyler Tap Railroad.
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