Dickens County, Texas was home to several large and well known ranches
including the Spur, Pitchfork, SMS, and Matador Ranch in the late 1800's.
The photos displayed above are from ranches in Dickens County in 1939
captured by the Farm Security Administration (FSA). High quality historical photos
are hard to find. Historical Findings
just released a large collection of ranch life photos taken by the FSA. The photos
in the collection depict early life on ranches across the country. You
can view images of early ranch life in Texas in their
The collection has over 100 old photos from ranches across Texas. These
are great old prints from the Walking X , the SMS, the
King Ranch and many smaller ranches. Some are identified only by the town or county. There really
are some rare treasures here available for viewing or purchase.
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