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Ector County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Ector County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, blocks of land, cities, towns, roads, and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:177,778] (4000 varas to 3/4 of an inch).
Date: 1902
Creator: Jelinek, L. W.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Family Photo in Front Train Station]

Description: Copy photo of a family posing in front of the train station in Odessa, Texas. There is a printed note on the photo that says "The Odessa depot in the 90's. Setting in front of depot. Mrs J. M. Frame with Paul, Thelma, and Pete standing. On the left - - Florance Malone and on right Jay Malone." Written below the photo are "T&P Odessa, Texas Station - This building was burned one night as the story goes the boys had a big poker game upstairs in the old Buchanan (Brown) Hotel. When the game was over about 3:00 am one of the boys challenged another to cut high cards with him to see who would burn the depot. It was never known for sure who lost. But the depot did burn - according to Paul Frame" and "Permian Historical Society #6027.14 (James Milton Frame Scrapbook)."
Date: 1890~/1899~
Creator: Frame, James Milton
Partner: The Grace Museum
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