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Texas Sesquicentennial Wagon Train Crossing Sign in Sierra Blanca

Description: Photograph of a temporary road sign in Sierra Blanca, Texas, posted at the crossing where the Texas Sesquicentennial Wagon Train passed through the area. The main sign is a diamond shape with an image of a horse-drawn covered wagon above the text "XING." A rectangular sign above says "Limited Sight Distance." Mountains are visible in the background.
Date: April 7, 1986
Creator: Cirincione, Nick
Partner: Tarrant County College NE, Heritage Room

Texas Sesquicentennial Wagon Train in Abilene

Description: Close-up photograph of the back of a wooden wagon, that was part of the Texas Sesquicentennial Wagon Train while it was parked in Abilene, Texas. The wooden door at the back of the wagon is folded down and has wooden stairs to get into the bed and the canvas covering over the back is partially rolled up. A small sign on the side says, "This 'Prairie Schooner' or Conastoga Wagon was also in this Bicentennial Wagon Train of 1976."
Date: July 6, 1986
Creator: Cirincione, Nick
Partner: Tarrant County College NE, Heritage Room

Texas Sesquicentennial Wagon Train in Abilene

Description: Photograph of the side of a wooden, enclosed wagon that was part of the Texas Sesquicentennial Wagon Train, while it was stopped in Abilene, Texas. Text in the center of the wagon says "1836 Texas 1986, Sesquicentennial, Wichester Commemorative Rifle." Additional text says "Glen's Sporting Goods, Irving, Texas" on the left and "A product of the Texas Wagon Train" on the right. Below, on the box portion of the wagon, another sign says "The Homeplace Horse & Buggy Company, Dallas, Texas."
Date: June 7, 1986
Creator: Cirincione, Nick
Partner: Tarrant County College NE, Heritage Room

Andy Nelson Postcard

Description: Postcard with a photo of Andy Nelson in a wagon. He was born in slavery in 1862. His life spanned from slavery to the Civil Rights movement. Andy served for 35 years as the Worshipful Master of the Mosier Valley Masonic Lodge No. 103 until his death in 1960. He served on several grand juries in the 1950s. He posed for this postcard in 1912.
Date: 1912
Creator: Lessie
Partner: Tarrant County College NE, Heritage Room