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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 Crane County Texas 1850 - 1950

Crane City Citizens on January 7, 1927Crane City Citizens on January 7, 1927

In 1927 thirty-seven citizens turned out for this very clear photo when the town was only fifteen days old. The photo was used by Crane to promote settlers.

Main Street in Crane Texas in 1939Main Street in Crane Texas in 1939

Rare color photo of Crane Texas in 1939 showing C and M Food Market, Pat's Place, the Club Cafe and the Petroleum Cafe

Downtown Crane Texas in 1939Downtown Crane Texas in 1939

Nice photo from 1939 of downtown Crane Texas with water tower in background a showing The Florsheim Shoe store, the Crane Club, Liquor store and Rx Drugs

Ben's Barber Shop & Dry Cleaners in 1939Ben's Barber Shop & Dry Cleaners in 1939

In 1939 the local barber stood in front of his Barber Shop and Dry Cleaners while another citizen of Crane Texas relaxed on the bench in front of the Texan Club where you could get Lunch & Beer

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)

Davick Services History Page (Facebook)

Books About Crane County People and Places

Books about Crane County TexasStories about Crane County Texas

 

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
Famous Actors from West TexasBooks about Texas People County by County
 

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