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When The Dublin Fire Whistle Played “Home Sweet Home”

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I recently posted that Dublin tried to get natural gas into the town in 1914; however, the lines were not run until 1925, and the fires did not come on until 1926…the end of August, to be exact. From what...

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The Creamer Stage Line Of 1929

CREAMER 1929 STAGE LINE

I wrote about the Creamer Stage Line a few months ago, and it still amazes me. And yet, it shouldn’t. Just because Creamer was never more than a whistle stop is no reason why its people couldn’t possess that entrepreneur...

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A Texas Variety Store In The 1920s

W.H.ROWLAND VARIETY STORE

Pictured here is the W.H. Rowland Variety Store* in Comanche, Texas, but it could have been any store in any small Texas town in the 1920s. Mr. Rowland’s store was located on the west side of the square in Comanche, and...

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The Santa Clause Bank Robbery

SANTA CLAUS BANK ROBBERY

Santa Claus A Bank Robber?* It was December 23, 1927, and all across Texas people were preparing for Christmas as they struggled to find that last minute gift or, even more so, as they struggled to put the finishing touches...

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