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True Stories of Amazing People and Places in Texas

Life in Hale County Texas 1850 - 1950
Irrigation on the Texas Panhandle in the 1950s

Irrigation in the 1950s

Did you ever pump an aluminum tube to siphon water from an open ditch? This is how it was done in Hale County Texas in the 1950s. Some farmers were so good at it they could set a tube with one hand from the far side of the ditch.

Resources:

West Texas History & Memories

Early Life in Texas County by County

Books about Texas People and Places

True Stories of Amazing People and Places in Texas (Facebook)

Texas History in the 19th Century (Amazon)

Vintage Texas Photos (eBay)

Strait Outta Plainview (Facebook)

I [Live] . [Lived] in Plainview . Texas (Facebook)

Books about Hale County People and Places

Books about Hale County People and PlacesBooks about People from Plainview, Hale Center, Petersburg and Abernathy Texas

Famous People from Hale County Texas

Amazing People from Hale County TexasStories about people from Plainview, Hale Center, Petersburg and Abernathy Texas

 

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

 

Texas Estates with Unclaimed Assets Waiting to be ClaimedTrue 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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Irrigation in the 1950s