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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

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

Abandoned Mix-Mill in Vernon

Description: Photograph of the side of an abandoned building in Vernon, Texas. The building is at least two stories, and a porch is attached to the outside of the ground floor. A sign afixed to the outside of the building next to the front door reads: "We Make Our Own Feed With Mix-Mill." In the 1920s the building was a bank, a Mix-Mill in the 1940s, and in 1977 it was a residence on the upper floor and a craft shop on the bottom floor.
Date: unknown
Partner: Tarrant County College NE, Heritage Room

First Traffic Light in Euless

Description: Photograph of the first traffic light placed in Euless, Texas at the intersection of Highway 183 and Main Street. There is a man standing on a ladder from the back of a work truck, adjusting the wiring for the light and a second man standing down below. Buildings are visible in the background.
Date: unknown
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Partner: Tarrant County College NE, Heritage Room