Texas, A Southwest Empire

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"Texas, A Southwest Empire" is a booklet published by the Passenger Traffic Department of the Rock Island-Frisco Lines and the Chicago & Eastern Illinois Railroad, in 1909. It describes the resources and features of the various areas and counties of Texas such as: the Pan-Handle, Amarillo-Tucumcari Extension, the Western Tip of Texas, Wilbarger and Hardeman Counties, North Texas, Montague County, Wise County, Jack and Young Counties, Grayson County, Lamar County, Dallas and Fort Worth, Swedish Settlements, Trinity and Brazos Valleys, Leon Prairie, Galveston and Houston, the Coastal Plain, Liberty County, Jefferson County, Beaumont, Orange County and Newton County. Includes a ... continued below

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47 p. ; 23 cm

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Creator: Unknown. 1909.

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This text 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 112 times . More information about this text can be viewed below.

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"Texas, A Southwest Empire" is a booklet published by the Passenger Traffic Department of the Rock Island-Frisco Lines and the Chicago & Eastern Illinois Railroad, in 1909. It describes the resources and features of the various areas and counties of Texas such as: the Pan-Handle, Amarillo-Tucumcari Extension, the Western Tip of Texas, Wilbarger and Hardeman Counties, North Texas, Montague County, Wise County, Jack and Young Counties, Grayson County, Lamar County, Dallas and Fort Worth, Swedish Settlements, Trinity and Brazos Valleys, Leon Prairie, Galveston and Houston, the Coastal Plain, Liberty County, Jefferson County, Beaumont, Orange County and Newton County. Includes a map of Texas.

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47 p. ; 23 cm

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Marfa, Diversity in the Desert

These photographs document the local history of Marfa and the surrounding area, as well as local families and the ghost town of Shafter.

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Texas, A Southwest Empire, text, 1909; Chicago - St. Louis. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth88189/: accessed September 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Marfa Public Library.