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[Mill in Abilene]

Description: Photograph of a man at a mill named Bob in Abilene, Texas. The man is standing next to a large pile of cotton seed and a horse-drawn cart filled with seed. A cotton [seed oil?] mill is to his left, with large smokestacks protruding from the building.
Date: 1906

["Law West of the Pecos"]

Description: Photograph of Judge Roy Bean's House, the "Law West of the Pecos." Several men sit on the porch and more men are on horseback outside the house. Caption reads "This old relic is located in the little town of Langtry, Texas, which was the abode of Judge Roy Bean--a "Saloon" and also a "Hall of Justice" he being the only peace officer west of the Pecos River, at the time the photo was made, about 1900, and shows Judge Bean holding court, trying a horse-thief. Left of the picture is the stolen horse. On horses, guarded by officers, are two other horse thieves, supposed partners of the one on trial."
Date: 1900~