Look Who's Talking about Texas History

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 Mitchell County Texas 1850 - 1950

Mitchell County, Texas from 1850 to 1950 as pictured in archived government photographs, vintage postcards, old school yearbooks and newspapers. This was life in Texas as our parents, grandparents and ancestors saw it.

Aerial View of Westbrook Texas on December 29 1915Aerial View of Westbrook Texas on December 29 1915

On December 29 1915 a photographer climbed into an early plane and captured this amazing aerial photograph of Westbrook Texas covered in a light dusting of snow.

Aerial View of Colorado City Texas in 1923Aerial View of Colorado City Texas in 1923

 

City Hall Colorado City Texas 1939City Hall Colorado City Texas

 

Colorado City Gulf Gas Station 1930sColorado City Gulf Gas Station 1930s

In Colorado City Texas in the 1930s you could pull into this Gulf gas station and an attendant would pump "That Good Gulf Gasoline" into a visible pump before pumping it into your tank

Colorado City Main Street in 1925Colorado City Main Street in 1925

Very large crystal clear photo of Main Street in Colorado City Texas in 1925 when street lights were in the middle of the intersection

Businesses in Colorado City in 1939Businesses in Colorado City in 1939

In 1939, a man leans against a large sign showing local establishments in Colorado City Texas. Only one business showed a phone number. You could call Kiker & Son by dialing 22.

Colorado City Post Office in 1940sColorado City Post Office in 1940s

 

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)

 

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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