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Pecos

Description: Topographic quadrangle map of Pecos, Texas, showing populated areas, boundaries, water bodies, railroads, roads, and landmarks. Relief shown by contours (interval 100 feet with supplementary contours at 50 foot intervals) and spot heights and includes a key, road classification, and quadrangle location diagrams. Scale 1:250,000
Date: 1954
Creator: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.
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Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Pecos

Description: Topographic quadrangle map of Pecos, Texas, showing populated areas, boundaries, water bodies, railroads, roads, and landmarks. Relief shown by contours (interval 100 feet with supplementary contours at 50 foot intervals) and spot heights and includes a key, road classification, and quadrangle location diagrams. Scale 1:250,000
Date: 1954
Creator: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.
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Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Ward County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Ward County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, blocks of land, cities, towns, and railroads. Handwritten notes have been made on the published map in pencil to denote the addition of Emigrant Crossing. Scale [ca. 1:213,333] (4000 varas to 5/8 of an inch).
Date: 1902
Creator: Jelinek, L. W.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Trading Card: Dunes Sagebrush Lizard]

Description: Trading card issued as part of the Geocache Challenge program for Monahans Sandhills State Park, depicting a sagebrush lizard among sand and leaves. The back of the card contains information about the species.
Date: 2011
Creator: Texas. Parks and Wildlife Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[News Script: B-29 fleet is being dismantled]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the dismantling and scrapping of the World War II-era fleet of B-29 bombers stored at Pyote Air Force Base in West Texas. A handful of the historic planes are to be preserved for museum display.
Date: October 16, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Monahans Sandhills State Park

Description: Map of the Monahans Sandhills State Park outlining hiking trails and highlighting features such as bathrooms, lodgings, water/electric, etc. It also contains general information for the park and for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.
Date: 2015
Creator: Texas. Parks and Wildlife Department.
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Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Windmill.

Description: Patent for new and useful improvements in windmills with a novel construction. This specific construction will help create much more efficiency than the existing windmills.
Date: September 8, 1903
Creator: Ham, James T.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Monahans Sandhills State Park

Description: This is an illustrated map for Monahans Sandhills State Park located near the town of Monahans in Ward County, Texas. The map shows the parks access routes, camp sites, and the legend shows the location of the parks amenities.
Date: February 2013
Creator: Texas. Parks and Wildlife Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Rail Joint.

Description: Patent for a new and improved rail-joint. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with a railroad-rail having notches in its flanges, of a fish-plate composed of a single piece of metal adapted to embrace the flange and web of the rail, said fish-plate being plain on one side and provided on the other side with ribs, perforated lugs projecting from the ribs at the ends of the fish-plate, said fish-plate being provided with perforations on one side to align with notches in the rail-flange, and notches in the other side out of alignment with the rail-flange" (lines 3-14).
Date: July 2, 1889
Creator: Davis, Benjamin Franklin
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Sleeping-Car

Description: Patent for a railroad sleeping car with an improved mechanism for folding the seats into beds.
Date: February 7, 1911
Creator: Anson, Warren J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Ward County.

Description: Map shows land patents, block and tract numbers, landowners, towns, and railroads; portions of adjacent counties where property boundaries extend beyond county limits. Scale not given.
Date: 1902
Creator: [Texas]. General Land Office.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library