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Image for Chihuahua Trail -- Paisano Pass, US 67/90 13 Miles E of Marfa TXview gallery
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Wagon Roads and TrailsChihuahua Trail -- Paisano Pass, US 67/90 13 Miles E of Marfa TX

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A 1936 Texas Centennial pink granite block feature marker at Paisano Pass on the US 67/90 east of Marfa names the first European explorer to traverse Paisano Pass along what 160 years later would become the Chihuahua Trail

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/23/2017

last visited: 12/22/2016

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Wagon Roads and TrailsSan-Antonio-El Paso Road -- Fort Davis NHS, Fort Davis TX

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A sign at some old trail ruts for the San Antonio – El Paso Road at the Fort Davis National Historic Site in Fort Davis Texas

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/21/2017

last visited: 12/22/2016

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Wagon Roads and TrailsSkillman Mail Route, San Antonio-El Paso Road, and Butterfield Mail -- Wild Rose Pass, SH 17 N of Fort Davis TX

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Wild Rose Pass was a well known and frequently traveled Indian trail, wagon road, and mail route through the Davis Mountains

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/21/2017

last visited: 12/22/2016

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Old Spanish Trail Auto RouteThe Dudley Automobile Accessories Building - Ozona, TX

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The Dudley Automobile Accessories business dates from 1917, and features an attractive auto wheel carved into a lintel of local stone that would have been an effective advertisement for travelers along the OST

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/20/2017

last visited: 12/22/2016

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Old Spanish Trail Auto RouteOld Ozona Hotel - Ozona, TX

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The old Ozona Hotel, built 1893 (with an ugly 1970s shell) located one block north of the OST in downtown Ozona, today operating as a funeral home

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/20/2017

last visited: 12/22/2016

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Old Spanish Trail Auto RoutePecos County Historic Marker - Fort Stockton, TX

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The 1936 Texas Centennial County marker for Pecos County, TX, located along the Old Spanish Trail east of the Fort Stockton city limit.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/19/2017

last visited: 12/21/2016

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Old Spanish Trail Auto RouteCrockett County Historical Marker - Ozona, TX

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The 1936 Texas Centennial County marker for Crockett County, TX, located along the Old Spanish Trail.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/19/2017

last visited: 12/21/2016

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Old Spanish Trail Auto RouteCrockett County Courthouse - Ozona, TX

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The Crockett County Courthouse, a landmark on the Old Spanish Trail through downtown Ozona, Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/19/2017

last visited: 12/21/2016

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Old Spanish Trail Auto RouteOld Fort Stockton - Fort Stockton, TX

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Travelers coming into Fort Stockton from the east along the Old Spanish Trail route would've passed by the remnants of old Fort Stockton, a frontier military outpost abandoned in the 1880s.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/19/2017

last visited: 1/19/2017

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Wagon Roads and TrailsButterfield Overland Mail, San Antonio-El Paso Road, and others -- Fort Stockton, Fort Stockton, TX

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Old Fort Stockton, a frontier military outpost established in 1859, protected several early wagon roads and was abandoned in 1886. It is now a museum and historical attraction in Fort Stockton

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/18/2017

last visited: 1/19/2017

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Wagon Roads and TrailsButterfield Overland Mail Stage Stand -- I-10 west of Fort Stockton, TX

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A state historic marker along the I-10 outside of Fort Stockton is in an inconvenient, if historic, location

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/18/2017

last visited: 1/19/2017

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Old Spanish Trail Auto RoutePecos County Courthouse Grounds - Fort Stockton, TX

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The Pecos County Courthouse Grounds in Fort Stockton provided Old Spanish Trail travelers with the only shady grassy spot to stop and have a picnic.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/18/2017

last visited: 1/19/2017

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Old Spanish Trail Auto RouteOld Fort Cemetery - Fort Stockton, TX

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Located a block off of the Old Spanish Trail, the old Fort Cemetery would have been an interesting stop for travelers who wanted to experience a taste of the hardships of life in the Texas frontier.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/18/2017

last visited: 1/19/2017

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Old Spanish Trail Auto Route1930s Gas Station - Fort Stockton, TX

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This handsome gas station is located just a few blocks off the Old Spanish Trail, near the Pecos County Courthouse, an important landmark along this historic auto route.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/18/2017

last visited: 1/19/2017

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Lincoln HighwayGrand Central - New York, NY

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The most famous train station in the world is located in Midtown Manhattan. The original route for Lincoln Highway, 42nd Street, passes on the south side of Grand Central.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 1/15/2017

last visited: never

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Lincoln HighwayChrysler Building - New York, NY

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One of the most recognizable buildings in all of New York City. The Chrysler building is located along the north side of 42nd Street, the original route for Lincoln Highway though the city.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 1/15/2017

last visited: never

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Old Spanish Trail Auto RouteComanche Motel - Fort Stockton, TX

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The Comanche Motel, a cool tourist motel from the 1930s along the OST, still serving the touristas as both a budget motel and an RV park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/15/2017

last visited: 12/21/2016

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Old Spanish Trail Auto RouteRio Conchos Tourist Court - Fort Stockton, TX

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The location of some very solidly built tourist courts from the 1930s along the old US 290/OST.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/15/2017

last visited: 12/21/2016

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Old Spanish Trail Auto RouteKansas City, Mexico, and Orient Railway Passenger Depot - Fort Stockton, TX

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The beautiful Spanish mission revival style Kansas City, Mexico, and Orient RR passenger depot was a landmark for travelers along the OST.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/14/2017

last visited: 8/10/2016

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Old Spanish Trail Auto RouteKansas City, Mexico, and Orient Railway Freight Depot - Fort Stockton TX

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Travelers along the OST would have passed the KCM&O Freight depot on their way west.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/14/2017

last visited: 12/21/2016

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Wagon Roads and TrailsThe Chihuahua and Overland Trail -- Rooney Park, Fort Stockton TX

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A handsome plaque on a boulder preserves the memory of the Comanche Springs campsite of Spanish explorer Juan Dominguez de Mendoza, whose blazed the Chiuhuahua trail through Texas and Mexico, an important overland trade and emigrant route

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/13/2017

last visited: 12/20/2016

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Wagon Roads and TrailsSan Antonio-El Paso Road -- Comanche Springs, Fort Stockton TX

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An official state historic marker at Rooney Park and Fort Stockton preserves the history of the Comanche Springs, now dry, but which, when they flowed, were an important stop on the Lower San Antonio-El Paso Road

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/13/2017

last visited: 12/20/2016

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Wagon Roads and TrailsSan Antonio-El Paso Road -- Lancaster Hill Wagon Ruts, SH 290 rest area near Sheffield TX

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Travelers on SH 290 west of Ozona to Sheffield are rewarded with an amazing view of the Pecos River Valley from Lancaster Hill, with the added sight of cool Old San-Antonio-El Paso Road wagon ruts from the 1850s from the rest area at Lancaster Hill

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/13/2017

last visited: 12/20/2016

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Wagon Roads and TrailsSan Antonio-El Paso Road -- Fort Lancaster, SH 290 near Sheffield TX

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Wagon ruts from the San Antonio-El Paso Road leading to and from Texas frontier-era Fort Lancaster lie along State Highway 290 west of Ozona

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/13/2017

last visited: 12/20/2016

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Old Spanish Trail Auto RouteDefunct Garage - Sheffield, TX

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In the hey day of the OST, Sheffield got enough automobile traffic from the OST to support 2 tourist courts, 5 gas stations, and a garage. Those days are long gone -- and so are these businesses. The garage is located on SH 290 at Ave F.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/12/2017

last visited: 12/20/2016

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