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Life in Brewster County Tx in 1850 - 1950

Alpine Texas Railroad DepotAlpine Texas Railroad Depot

Huge photo of people waiting to board and pick up travelers as steam locomotive  pulls into station . . . See it full size

Alpine Texas Rodeo Parade 1926Alpine Texas Rodeo Parade 1926

Model T's line the street and people on the buildings watched horses and wagons parade past in the great old photo of downtown Alpine Texas . . . tap image to see full size

Movie Theatre in Alpine Texas in 1939Movie Theatre in Alpine Texas

Lining up for the picture show in Alpine Texas 1939. Young boys wait for the chance to see Cowboy and the Lady with Gary Cooper in 1939. The kids will pay a dime to get in but the adults will pay a quarter . . .  see it full size

 

Brewster County Cowboy at Beer Hall in 1939Brewster County Cowboy at Beer Hall 1939

In 1939 a Cowboy in Brewster County was caught relaxing with a beer in a local bar. The sign above his hat says TRUST YOU? TOMORROW ... maybe!

. . . Zoom in for a closer look

Horse Trader Shows Horse in Alpine in 1939Horse Trader Shows Horse in Alpine in 1939

A horse trader offers a fine horse for sale on the dirt street of Alpine Texas while stone-faced potential buyers look on.

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Small Crowd at 1939 Street Side Horse SaleSmall Crowd at Street Side Horse Sale

A small crowd gathered around a horse trader's impromptu sale on the street in Alpine Texas in 1939 . . . Look closer

Cafe in Alpine, Texas  in 1939Cafe in Alpine, Texas  in 1939

At a cafe in Alpine Texas in 1939 a waitress waits for the next customer to walk in while the cook in the background gets ready . . . look closer

Cowboys In Beer Hall in Alpine, Texas 1939

Two cowboys down beers at a bar in Alpine Texas in 1939 while an older cowboy watches with disapproval and reaches for a smoke. Alpine Lumber Company calendar hangs on wall next to antelope horns . . . see full size

Cowboy Looks at Spurs Display in 1939Cowboy Looks at Spurs Display

In 1939 in Alpine Texas a cowboy kneeled down to get a closer look at the spurs on display in a glass case . . . take a closer look

Cowboy Relaxes in Cafe Booth in 1939Cowboy Relaxes in Cafe Booth

In 1939 a cowboy kicked back with a beer in his booth at a local cafe in Alpine Texas

Saddle Shop in 1939 Alpine TexasSaddle Shop in Alpine Texas

In a Saddle Shop in Alpine Texas in 1939 a cowboy examines halters, bits chaps and more hanging from the wall ... Large photo see it full size

Boot Maker in His Shop in Alpine in 1939Boot Maker in His Shop in Alpine in 1939

In 1939 a boot maker posed for this photo in his shop in Alpine Texas with a pair of his hand-made boots hanging behind him . . . see it close up

Alpine Texas Main Street 1940'sAlpine Texas Main Street 1940's

Crystal clear image of downtown Alpine Texas shows 1940s cars driving past the Texas Cafe, Saddlery and Hardware store, Granada Texas and the Alpine Cafe . . . see this huge image

Three Cowboys in Alpine Texas Bar 1939Three Cowboys in Alpine Texas Bar 1939

Three Cowboys at a local bar in Alpine Texas with one of the shiniest bar tops I've ever seen . . . see it full size

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Texas History in the 19th Century (Amazon)

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