Map shows early twentieth century Eastland County, Texas land patents, land owners, tract numbers, railroads, and towns; portions of adjacent counties where property boundaries extend beyond county limits. Scale [ca. 1:66,667].
Map shows late nineteenth century Weatherford and Cisco, Texas street names, railroads, land ownership, block numbers, buildings, institutions, and some businesses. Includes altitude above sea level and population statistics. Scale [1:7,200] and Scale [1:2,400].
Map shows oil and gas exploration activity, oil and gas wells, towns, landowners, county boundaries, railroads, and watershed in early twentieth century Eastland County, Texas. Includes legend and illustration. Scale [1:66,667].
Photograph of a large crowd of people waiting outside of a train station. A large building and train tracks are visible in the photograph. Handwritten at the top of the photograph is, "L. Swagerty: R.R. Station at Ranger, Tex during oil boom of 1918". Typed on the back of the photograph is, "Ten times a day, trains of the Texas & Pacific Line pulled into Ranger to disgorge their load of passengers who had packed the coach seats, stood in the aisles and, in some cases, ridden atop the cars".
Photograph of the Ranger, Texas Police Force. There are seventeen men total, three are seated and four standing on the porch and ten are lined up in front of the porch. The four men standing on the porch are wearing suits, hats, vests and neckties. The rest of the men are wearing dark police uniforms with shiny buttons, vests, hats, collared shirts and bow ties or neckties. Three of the men have large mustaches. George Cooper, the Police Chief, is seated in the center.
Photograph of a street scene in Ranger, Texas. There are several horse drawn carriages and people crowded in the middle of a busy street. There are local stores and businesses visible in the background. Printed on the bottom of the photograph is, "End of the Rainbow", "Fields of Liquid Gold", and "Ranger, Texas".