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Cactus Filling Station

Description

Photographic postcard of filling station. Photographic postcard of Cactus Filling Station with two men (D.H. McVay and S.A. Small) and two cars, in Van Horn,TX. Text on postcard reads,"Elevation 4036 ft., Van Horn - Texas, Ladies Rest Room, Pure Water, Road Information, Free Ice Water, The Cactus Twins"

Physical Description

1 photographic postcard : b&w ; 4 x 6 in.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1928~.

Context

This postcard is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2006 and was provided by Clark Hotel Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 575 times . More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

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Clark Hotel Museum

The Clark Hotel Museum materials include images from Van Horn and Culberson County, selected for the grant Rescuing Texas History through the Digitization of At-Risk Photographs and Maps.

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Description

Photographic postcard of filling station. Photographic postcard of Cactus Filling Station with two men (D.H. McVay and S.A. Small) and two cars, in Van Horn,TX. Text on postcard reads,"Elevation 4036 ft., Van Horn - Texas, Ladies Rest Room, Pure Water, Road Information, Free Ice Water, The Cactus Twins"

Physical Description

1 photographic postcard : b&w ; 4 x 6 in.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2006

Rescuing Texas History is a project that aims to digitize at-risk photographs, maps, artwork, and more. Funding was provided by the Summerlee Foundation of Dallas.

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Creation Date

  • 1928~

Added to The Portal to Texas History

  • May 26, 2006, 2:27 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • April 30, 2013, 4:29 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Cactus Filling Station, postcard, 1928~; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13984/: accessed January 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Clark Hotel Museum.