Texas Almanac, 1943-1944 Page: 91
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El Capitan stands at the south terminus of the Guadalupe Range in Culberson County.
In the background is Guadalupe Peak, highest in Texas.
Diversified farming on the soils which range
from dark loams to sandy and sandy clays.
Cotton, corn, forage, melons, peanuts,
peaches grown. Much grazing land for live-
stock, and timbered country affords browsing
for goats which are being introduced. Exten-
sive poultry raising and dairying. Several
large oil and gas fields in this area. Large
coal deposits were mined before oil was dis-
covered. Number of brick plants. Principal
cities are Brownwood, Breckenridge, East-
land, Cisco and Ranger, but Fort Worth to
east of this belt is principal market and
3. Burnet-Llano Region. Also known as the
Central Basin and Central Mineral Region,
this is a small area lying principally in Bur-
net and Llano Counties. Elevation 600 to
1,600 feet. Climate usually mild but exposed
to cold northwest winds of winter. Rainfall
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Texas Almanac, 1943-1944, book, 1943; Dallas, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth117165/m1/93/: accessed April 27, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association.