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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 Reeves County Texas 1850 - 1950
Railroad Round House Crew in Toyah Texas 1910

Railroad Round House Crew in Toyah Texas 1910

In 1910 several men from the railroad round house crew in Toyah Texas posed for this huge photograph. Toyah is the oldest town in Reeves County. It was once a hub along the Texas & Pacific Railroad. Today, it is a sparsely populated ghost town with numerous abandoned buildings standing in various states of decay. A railroad roundhouse was a locomotive maintenance building built around a turntable. Roundhouse turntables allowed locomotives or other rolling stock to be turned around for the return journey,

 

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)

Texas History by Category and Event

Life in Reeves County 1850 -1950

Life in Reeves County Texas 1850 -1950Reeves County Texas 1850 -1950

Books about Reeves County People and Places

Books about Reeves County TexasStories about Reves County Texas People

 

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
Texas Cowboy HistoryBooks about Texas People County by County

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