Life in Hale County Tx 1850-1950


Hale County, Texas 1910-1939 as pictured in archived government photographs, vintage postcards, old school yearbooks and newspapers.



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Steam Engine Powers Silo Near Plainview Texas in 1912Steam Powered Silo in Hale County in 1912

Steam Engine powers a silo on a farm near Plainview Texas in 1912 as men on horseback and farmer's wife look on . . . take a closer look

Duck Hunt Plainview Texas December 1931Duck Hunt Plainview Texas December 1931
Marketing Wheat Plainview Tex 1910Plainview Texas Wheat Market in 1910
Corner of North Pacific Street, Plainview TX 1920Corner of North Pacific Street, Plainview TX 1920
Schick Opera House Plainview TX 1916Schick Opera House Plainview TX 1916
Ware Hotel Plainview Tx c1925Ware Hotel Plainview Texas in 1925

Ware Hotel Plainview Texas in 1925 with South Plains Drug and Stubbs Men's Store

1907 BuickA Trip from Tahoka to Floydada in a Buick Named Callie

In 1907 the Lynn County News documented a family's journey from Tahoka to Floydada via Lubbock, Plainview and Lockney in a Buick named Callie. It's a fascinating story of the people they traveled with and the people From Tahoka, Lubbock, Plainview, Lockney and Floydada . . . see the article

PB Snyder Strawberry Farm Plainview Tx in 1910sPB Snyder Strawberry Farm Plainview Tx in 1910

Picking strawberries on the P B Snyder farm six miles south of Plainview in 1910.

Plainview Lake, Plainview Texas in 1913Plainview Lake in 1913

In 1913 Plainview Lake was filled by an irrigation pump with fourteen million gallons of water after 158 hours and was the largest body of water in Texas supplied by a well. It covered thirty acres and had a depth of five to six feet. The lake was a popular . . . Read more

Bob Burnett Hale Center Tx 1939Bob Burnett of Hale Center Texas Advertises for Texaco in  1939

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