Pease River

Texas History

Texas History |
December 1, 1973

Why Dallas?

When John Neely Bryan built his cabin he didn't know what would happen to Big D as it grew, or why it would happen. A. C. Greene searches through old photographs and records to give us the answer.

Texas History |
May 31, 1973

Touts

Cute Toot-TootAmtrak notwithstanding, countless unfulfilled railroad buffs still reside in Texas.For these unsatiated appetites, a genuine “little railroad that could” still makes daily runs in East Texas. The Moscow, Camden & San Augustine Railroad was begun in 1927 as passenger service between the sawmill town of Camden and the railroad

Texas History |
April 1, 1973

Briar Patch

IF FORTUNE MAKES STRANGE BEDFELLOWS, the fortunes of death make the strangest of all. In the state cemetery in Austin, J. Frank Dobie, Ma and Pa Ferguson, and Big Foot Wallace lie within a 30-yard radius of one another. Their graves are near the top of a small hill which