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True Stories of Amazing People and Places in Texas

Out of Money, Out of Gas, Running Low on Hope

As the only major city on the Texas portion of Route 66, Amarillo was a waypoint for families fleeing the dust bowl. This large family was on the way to New Mexico when they ran out of gas somewhere in Potter County in 1937. A government photographer tasked with documenting the plight of rural families captured the desperation on the faces of of this family.

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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)

Postcards from the Panhandle (Facebook)

Famous People from Potter County TexasFamous People from Amarillo and Canyon Texas
Books about Potter County People and Places

Books About Potter County Texas People and PlacesBooks About Potter County People and Places

Potter County Treasures

Rare Artifacts, Memorabilia, Ancestry and Historic Records from Amarillo, Bishop Hills, Ady, Boden, Bushland, Chunky, Cliffside, and Gentry Texas.

See All Potter County Treasures (eBay)

Potter County Unclaimed Estates

Potter County Unclaimed Estates

These Deceased Residents of Potter County Left a total $548,418 in Unclaimed Money for their heirs. Know the Heirs? Let them know they can collect from the Texas Comptroller's Office. See the List

 

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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