Life in Texas from the 1800's to 1950

Life in Floyd County Tx 1905 to 1964

 

Floyd County, Texas 1905 to 1964 as pictured in archived government photographs, vintage postcards, old school yearbooks and newspapers.

 

 

Railroad workers in northern Floyd county 1927Railroad Workers Pause for Photo While Building Railroad in Northern Floyd County Texas in 1927

Meet the men who connected Floyd County with the rest of the world in 1927

 
South Side of Square Floydada Tx 1909

Photo features Boerner & Nelson's Cash Grocery, Snodgrass Dry Goods and farmers bringing wagon loads of grain to town . . . see full size

 
Floydada Texas Street Scene in 1921

Incredible photo of southwest corner of square in Floydada in 1921 showing Leach's, Brown Brothers, Mitchell Bros Furniture and Implements, First National Bank, Houston's Dry Goods, Stephen Store and Woody Drug Co.

 
Mobile Store In Floydada Texas in 1907

Boerner-Nelson's Mobile Store ready to deliver leather goods and groceries to surrounding communities, farms and ranches in 1907.

 
GROUP OF MEN AT PICNIC TABLE. LOCKNEY TEXAS 1905Men at Picnic Table Lockney Tx 1905

 

 
HT Coleman Shovels Wheat Floydada TX 1947H. T. Coleman Shovels Wheat Floydada TX 1947

 

 
C. W. Thagard's Oat Farm Early 1900's

Photo from early 1900's picture postcard depicts C.W. Thagard's Oat Farm near Floydada Texas.

 
Railroad Depot Floydada Texas 1920 - 1930's
 
Horse Drawn Cotton Harvestor Lockney Texas 1930'sHorse Drawn Cotton Harvester Lockney Texas 1930's
 
Presbyterian College Floydada Tx Under ConstructionPresbyterian College Under Construction in Floydada Tx - Early 1900's
 
David F Smith's Irrigation Pipe Carrier

In the 60's there was hardly a pickup on the South Pains of Texas that wasn't equipped with some type of irrigation pipe carrier. Most were farm built.

See the article about this Floyd County Farmer's version.

 
Resources:

You Know You Are From Floydada, TX if . . .  (Facebook)

Postcards from the Panhandle (Facebook)

Panhandle Tidbits (Facebook)

Vintage Texas Photos

Davick Services (Facebook)

Floyd County Unclaimed EstatesKnow the Heirs to these unclaimed estates in  Floyd County? Let them know the state is holding their unclaimed inheritance.

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Floyd County Treasures

Rare Artifacts, Memorabilia, Ancestry and History Records from Floydada, Lockney, Aiken, Barwise, Dougherty and South Plains, Texas

See All Floyd County Treasures

 
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