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Ranch in 1990s in Nolan County, Texas
Photograph of a ranch house with a corral of horses in Nolan County, Texas in the 1890s.
[C.H & W.E Connel General Merchandise, 1882]
Men pose in front of the C.H. & W.E Connell General Merchandise Store in 1882 in Sweetwater, Texas. Last names of men written on picture and identified by number. 1. Berry 2. Hill 3. Prince 4. Johnson 5. Sloan 6. Green 7. Taylor 8. Germany 9. Beall
Ranch house in Sweetwater, Texas
Unknown ranch house in Sweetwater, Texas.
[Sweetwater Mercantile Co., 1900]
Men and women posing outside the Sweetwater Mercantile Company in Sweetwater, Texas. The building was established by W.E and G.H Cornell of Fort Worth and was owned by several more people before it was torn down in 1903 to make a new structure.
Sweetwater House hotel, Sweetwater, Texas, ca. 1880's
Men on horses outside the Sweetwater House hotel in Sweetwater, Texas, ca. 1880's. It was a cowboy hotel where men from the Tucson Land and Cattle Company Ranch, Bunton Ranch, Arlington Cattle Company, D.Q. and 9R Ranches would stay until the wagons began running again. The cowboy pictured on the left is Rick Burns, and the other one on his horse is Lang Aycock.
Windsor Hotel, Sweetwater Texas
People posing on the outside and entrance and on the second floor balcony of the Windsor Hotel in Sweetwater, Texas. A man and two women are on horses and a man is on a horse drawn wagon.
Sweetwater Saloon
Photograph of men standing in front of the Sweetwater Saloon. Retail beer is advertised at 5 cents
Street scene in Sweetwater, Texas ca. 1887-1888
Photograph of a street scene, c. 1887-1888 in Sweetwater, Texas. People can be scene outside a store and several wagons are stationed outside the "City Hotel"
Women riding horses, Sweetwater, Texas
Photograph of women sitting on horses side-saddle in long riding dresses in Sweetwater, Texas. They were the wives of West Texas's most promient citizens. Named from left to right: Mrs. Grundy Thurman Mrs. Jim Newman Mrs. Thomas Trammell Mrs. J.H. Beall Mrs. Dove F. McCaulley Mrs. R.A. Ragland
Men on horses in front of a ranch house, Sweetwater, Texas, 1883
Five men on horses in front of a ranch house in Stephenville, Texas in 1883.
Aerial view of Sweetwater, Texas
Aerial view of buildings in Sweetwater, Texas.
Bull with Harness
Photograph of a Hereford bull wearing a harness. A barbed wire fence is in the background.
Bull with Harness and Ribbon
Photograph of a Hereford bull wearing a ribbon on it's harness. In the background is a barbed-wire fence and trees.