[Trucks used in Marfa during the 1920s and 1930s]

Description

Group of four trucks used to transport goods around Marfa. These trucks were some of the first trucks in the Marfa transportation business. The four trucks are in a row in the center of the photograph. Three unknown people are also in the photograph. From left to right: On the first truck, a woman sits on a truck fender; a man stands to the right of the third truck; a man stands to the left of the fourth truck.

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b&w, 5" x 7"

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1920~.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Marfa, Diversity in the Desert and was provided by Marfa Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 278 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Marfa Public Library

The Marfa Public Library materials include photographs that document their local history. Images include photographs of many families, including the Crosson, Contrera, Cordova, Chavarria, Campos, Cline, Love, Vasquez, Porter, Jordan, and Rivera families. Also featured are photos of the ghost town of Shafter, and pictures of the set for the movie "Giant."

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Group of four trucks used to transport goods around Marfa. These trucks were some of the first trucks in the Marfa transportation business. The four trucks are in a row in the center of the photograph. Three unknown people are also in the photograph. From left to right: On the first truck, a woman sits on a truck fender; a man stands to the right of the third truck; a man stands to the left of the fourth truck.

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b&w, 5" x 7"

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Marfa, Diversity in the Desert

The Marfa Public Library contributes its collection of photographs that document the local history of Marfa and the surrounding area. Images include photographs of many families, including the Crosson, Contrera, Cordova, Chavarria, Campos, Cline, Love, Vasquez, Porter, Jordan, and Rivera families. Also featured are photos of the ghost town of Shafter, and pictures of the set for the movie "Giant."

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  • 1920~

Added to The Portal to Texas History

  • Aug. 29, 2008, 8:16 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Sept. 15, 2016, 8:13 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

[Trucks used in Marfa during the 1920s and 1930s], photograph, 1920~; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39585/: accessed September 28, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Marfa Public Library.