[Group of Wagons]

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This photograph shows a group of wagons headed in the same direction. In the foreground, there appears to be an unpaved road and there is a wagon to the right that seems to have two of its wheels caught in a depression at the side of the road, as well as a second wagon farther up the road. To the left, there is a third wagon traveling over the ground off the road, and in the far left, there are several animals, possibly pulling a fourth wagon. Each of the wagons is hitched to at least two animals which may ...

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1 photograph : b&w ; 5 x 7 in.

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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 35 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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Description

This photograph shows a group of wagons headed in the same direction. In the foreground, there appears to be an unpaved road and there is a wagon to the right that seems to have two of its wheels caught in a depression at the side of the road, as well as a second wagon farther up the road. To the left, there is a third wagon traveling over the ground off the road, and in the far left, there are several animals, possibly pulling a fourth wagon. Each of the wagons is hitched to at least two animals which may be horses or mules, and each has a driver in loose clothing and cowboy hats. In the left side of the photograph, there are several hills and sparse bushes. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Chuckbox with supplies, wagon for bed rolls."

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1 photograph : b&w ; 5 x 7 in.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 1973.02.19
  • Accession or Local Control No: 1971.05.06
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth40031

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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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  • Sept. 24, 2008, 7:05 p.m.

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  • Oct. 10, 2009, 3:01 p.m.

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[Group of Wagons], photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth40031/: accessed September 28, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Marfa Public Library.