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Life in Floyd County Texas 1850 - 1950
Clarity Tunnel at Exit Near Quitaque

Clarity Tunnel at Exit Near Quitaque in 1928

On December 17, 1928, residents of Quitaque and Turkey Texas turned out for this crystal clear photo of the the first locomotive to come through their end of the Clarity Tunne in Floyd Countyl.

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Building the Clarity Tunnel in Floyd County in 1927Building Clarity Tunnel in Floyd County in 1927

The Quitaque Railway Tunnel or Clarity Tunnel is a 582 feet railway tunnel in Floyd County, Texas about 10 miles southwest of Quitaque. Construction started in 1927, and the tunnel was completed and opened for use in 1930. The tunnel cuts . . . see this rare photo and read more

Life in Briscoe County 1850 -1950

Life in Brisco County Texas 1850 -1950Life in Briscoe County 1850 - 1950

Books about Floyd County People and Places

Books about Floyd County TexasBooks about Floyd County Texas

Books about Briscoe County People and Places

Books about Briscoe Texas County People and PlacesBooks about Silverton and Quitaque Texas

Books about Hall County People and Places

Books about Hall County People and PlacesBooks about Estelline, Memphis, Turkey, Lakeview, Newlin, Hulver, Elmore and Plaska Texas

 

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

 

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 Loneliest, Least Populated Counties in Texas
Famous Actors from West TexasBooks about Texas People County by County

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