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True Stories of Amazing People and Places in Texas

Life in Dickens County Texas 1800 - 1950
Chuck Wagon on ranch near Spur, Texas in 1939Chuck wagon on ranch near Spur, Tx 1939

Chuck Wagon on ranch near Spur, Texas in 1939 with dining area for cowboys under tarpaulin for shade . . . see full size

Cook of the SMS Ranch 1939Cook of the SMS Ranch Dickens County Tx 1939
Cowboys Gather around Wagon in 1939

Cowboys gather around wagon loaded with brush in Dickens County in 1939. The older cowboy was a top hand nicknamed Shorty who worked for ranches across the area.

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Farmers Relax outside Store in Spur Texas in 1939Farmers Relax outside Store in Spur Texas in 1939

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Dickens County Farmer 1939Dickens County Farmer in Spur Texas 1939

Cowboy Petting His Horse In 1939Cowboy Petting His Horse In 1939

Two Farmers in Spur Texas in 1939Two Farmers in Spur Texas in 1939

Two farmers visiting in Spur Texas. Both wearing suspenders and one with the sweat stained hat so common among hard working farmers

Old Cowboy on SMS Ranch in 1939Old Cowboy on SMS Ranch in 1939

Interior shot of bunkhouse on the SMS ranch shows everything a cowboy needed in 1939

Bunkhouse Interior in Dickens County in 1939

Interior shot of bunkhouse on the SMS ranch shows everything a cowboy needed in 1939

Cowboy Eating in Front of Chuck Wagon in 1939Cowboy Eating Lunch Beside Chuck Wagon

Cowboy from the SMS Ranch in Dickens County eats from a pewter plate in front of the chuck wagon before heading into town in 1939

Girls Photo Spur Texas 1930sGirls Photo Spur Texas 1930s

Two beautiful young girls posed for this photo by the Arwell George Studio in Spur in the 1930s . . . look closer

Resources:

Early Life in Texas County by County

Books about Texas People and Places

True Stories of Amazing People and Places in Texas (Facebook)

Texas History in the 19th Century (Amazon)

Vintage Texas Photos (eBay)

Postcards from the Panhandle (Facebook)

Famous People from Dickens County TexasMore Famous People from Dickens County Texas
Books about Dickens County People and Places

Books about Dickens CountyBooks about about Dickens, Afton, Mcadoo and Spur Texas

 

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 Texas Unclaimed Safe Deposit Box Finds

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