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Man on Horseback

Description: Copy negative of an oil exploration and survey team member on horseback. In the background there are buildings, power lines, hills, and brush. This image is set in Wyoming or Utah.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Man in Chaps

Description: Copy negative of an oil exploration and survey team member standing in front of a cabin. There is riding and camping equipment hanging on the outside walls of the cabin. The man is wearing chaps and holding a hat in his right hand. This image is set in Wyoming or Utah.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Mr. Nestor Baeza

Description: Pages from a research paper by Frank Baeza for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1975. The pages describe three photographs from 1917 - 1920 of Nestor Baeza with men surveying his land and making sotol, a drink similar to tequilla.
Date: 1975
Creator: Baeza, Frank
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Railroad Survey Crew Members Pose with Survey Tools, c. 1902

Description: Members of a Chicago, Rock Island & Gulf survey crew pose with their survey tools, c. 1902. The crew worked in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. In Texas, they worked a ten-mile section between Dallas and Fort Worth. Two of the crew members remained in the area and founded the town of Irving along the tracks in 1903. C. P. Schulze, Sr., brother of one of the town co-founders, is on the far left.
Date: 1902~
Partner: Irving Archives

Engineers Surveying Land in Boquilla del Peguis

Description: Photograph taken in Boquilla del Peguis in 1917. The man on horseback is Mr. Nestor Baeza and the other two men are engineers surveying Mr. Baeza's land. A river runs through a canyon to the right of the picture. This photo was included in a research paper by Frank Baeza for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1975.
Date: 1917
Partner: Marfa Public Library