Surveyors Breaking Camp, 1906

Surveyors Breaking Camp, 1906

Date: March 9, 1906
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of some surveyors breaking camp on March 9, 1906.
Contributing Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum
Mr. Nestor Baeza

Mr. Nestor Baeza

Date: 1975
Creator: Baeza, Frank
Description: Pages from a research paper by Frank Baeza for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1975. The pages describe three photographs from 1917 - 1920 of Nestor Baeza with men surveying his land and making sotol, a drink similar to tequilla.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Surveyor Posing With Sighting Level

Surveyor Posing With Sighting Level

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy photograph of a surveyor posing with his equipment in the desert. He is wearing a wide-brimmed hat and sunglasses. To his left is a sighting level.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Surveyor Posing With Sighting Level

Surveyor Posing With Sighting Level

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy photograph of a surveyor in the desert with his equipment. He is wearing a wide-brimmed hat and is standing behind a sighting level. There are rock formations in the background.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Surveyor With Horse and Survey Equipment

Surveyor With Horse and Survey Equipment

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: 1 copy negative of a photograph showing a surveyor with instruments and a horse. There is a row of trees behind the surveyor.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Survey Team

Survey Team

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy photograph of a three-person survey team in the desert. Behind the team are mountains with some snow.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Surveyor; Man Posing With Surveyor Instruments

Surveyor; Man Posing With Surveyor Instruments

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: 1 copy negative of two photographs. The first photograph shows a surveyor. The second photograph shows a surveyor posing with surveying instruments. The surveyor is shown wearing a hat, tie and boots.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Surveyor on Cliff By River

Surveyor on Cliff By River

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy photograph of a surveyor and his equipment standing on a cliff above a river in the desert. The clouds are dark and there are rock formations in the background.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Man Posing with a Horse at Surveyors' Camp, c. 1902

Man Posing with a Horse at Surveyors' Camp, c. 1902

Date: c. 1902
Creator: unknown
Description: A man and a horse in a field with survey crew camp in background, c. 1902. A Chicago, Rock Island & Gulf survey crew surveyed a ten-mile stretch between Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas in 1902. Two of the members remained behind and founded the town of Irving along the tracks in 1903.
Contributing Partner: Irving Archives
Railroad Survey Crew Members Pose with Survey Tools, c. 1902

Railroad Survey Crew Members Pose with Survey Tools, c. 1902

Date: c. 1902
Creator: unknown
Description: Members of a Chicago, Rock Island & Gulf survey crew pose with their survey tools, c. 1902. The crew worked in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. In Texas, they worked a ten-mile section between Dallas and Fort Worth. Two of the crew members remained in the area and founded the town of Irving along the tracks in 1903. C. P. Schulze, Sr., brother of one of the town co-founders, is on the far left.
Contributing Partner: Irving Archives
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