[Number 2 Coal Shaft in Lyra, Texas]

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Photograph of three buildings and a wooden coal shaft structure at the Number 2 Shaft in Lyra, Texas. Two of the one-story buildings sit on the ground besides a chimney and a cylindrical metal container. The other building is elevated on wooden supports with the coal shaft extending out of its roof. Piles of lumber trail from the buildings off toward the right. A small pile of pipes rests on the ground in the foreground to the left.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 12 x 17 cm., on mat 20 x 25 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1900~.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2013 and one other and was provided by Palo Pinto County Historical Association to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 197 times , with 7 in the last month . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Palo Pinto County Historical Association

The Palo Pinto County Historical Association is a nonprofit that documents and preserves materials regarding county history since 1890. It is comprised of county commissioners court members and commission-nominated delegates. The Association contains four committees: History Appreciation, Marker, Archaeology, and Oral History.

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Photograph of three buildings and a wooden coal shaft structure at the Number 2 Shaft in Lyra, Texas. Two of the one-story buildings sit on the ground besides a chimney and a cylindrical metal container. The other building is elevated on wooden supports with the coal shaft extending out of its roof. Piles of lumber trail from the buildings off toward the right. A small pile of pipes rests on the ground in the foreground to the left.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 12 x 17 cm., on mat 20 x 25 cm.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2013

The 2013 edition of Rescuing Texas History brings together thousands of items that reflect the history and preserve the legacy of the Texas of the past. They include photographs, letters, and more.

Palo Pinto County Album

In an effort to document as much of the history held by people with ties to the county, this album was created to accommodate those who wish to contribute their items of historical value, no matter how small the collection.

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  • 1900~

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  • June 24, 2014, 7:23 a.m.

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[Number 2 Coal Shaft in Lyra, Texas], photograph, 1900~; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth427147/: accessed April 25, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Palo Pinto County Historical Association.