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Davick Services recommends the Facebook Group "West Texas History & Memories" for history, famous people, old photos, stories, unclaimed estates and genealogy of the Western Half of Texas . . . Check it out and join the conversation

 
Life in Andrews County Texas 1850-1950

Andrews Texas Street Scene in 1960sAndrews Texas Street Scene in 1960s

Here's a nice capture of Andrews Texas in the early 1960s on US 38 featuring two movie theaters and two drug stores

Cowgirls and Cowboys in Andrews Texas in Early 1900sCowgirls and Cowboys in Andrews Texas in Early 1900s

In the early 1900s four women and three men on horseback posed for this photo in Andrews County

1940s Oil Workers in Andrews Texas1940s Oil Workers in Andrews Texas

Sometime in the 1940s, five oil field workers posed for this huge photograph near Andrews Texas

Andrews Texas Street Scene 1920sAndrews Texas Street Scene 1920s

Andrews residents and travelers gather in front of local cafe in this early photo of Andrews Texas . . . look closer

Andrews Texas Main Street in 1940sAndrews Texas Main Street in 1940s

Horse waits patiently across the street from Farmer's Grocery and Smiths Drug Store in this remarkable old photo of Main Street in Andrews Texas in 1940s.

Sandstorm in Andrews County Oilfield 1942

Andrews County oil field workers couldn't shelter from the dust storms that plagued West Texas In 1942. Lives depended on the oil they produced . . .

Drillers at work Andrews County Tx 1942

 

Lunch Break in the Oil Field Andrews Tx 1942

 

Driller in Andrews County Texas 1942
Attaching new bit to drill pipe Andrews County Tx 1942

In 1942 two roughnecks attach a new drill bit to end of pipe before lowering it back into the oil well in Andrews County Texas.

Derrick Builder Uses Car to Hoist Beam
Derrick Builder at Lunch in 1942
Oil Driller in Andrews County 1942
Roughnecks on Night Shift
Resources:

West Texas History & Memories

Early Life in Texas County by County

Books about Texas People and Places

Amazing People from Texas County by County

Texas History in the 19th Century (Amazon)

Vintage Texas Photos (eBay)

Andrews, Tx History & Genealogy

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Books about Andrews County People and Places

Books About and by Andrews County PeopleBooks About and by Andrews County Texas  People and Places

Famous People from Andrews County Texas

Andrews County Treasures

Historical and Nostalgic Treasures from Andrews Texas. Rare books, memorabilia, and photos from Andrews, McKinney Acres, Coyote Corner, Fasken and Old Place Windmills Texas.

Browse Andrews County Treasures on eBay

 

What's your Favorite Book about a Texas County, Town, Person or Place? Here's our best reads list County by County

 

Mysterious TexasTrue Stories of Amazing People and Places in Texcas
 Loneliest, Least Populated Counties in Texas
Texas Cowboy HistoryBooks about Texas People County by County

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