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West Coliseum Entrance - Ft. Worth, TX
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX
N 32° 44.776 W 097° 22.009
14S E 653009 N 3624338
Quick Description: A series of panels covers approx. 30 feet along the friez of the coliseum.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 5/20/2018 5:28:28 PM
Waymark Code: WMYAHX
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
Views: 5

Long Description:
The panels continue the timeline of Texas history began on the East Coliseum.

Panel 1 Texas under Spanish rule. There are two men with big hats and fancy clothes. One has a sword in his right hand. There are two soldiers - one standing and one on horseback. On the right is a woman with a yellow dress in front of a priest with a cross in his right hand. There are two more men in Spanish dress.

Panel 2 has two men walking, one in buckskins with a rifle in his right hand and the other in a suit with a book in his right hand. In the middle is a man on horseback with a covered wagon behind him and an Indian hunting buffalo. On the left is a canon with four men working at putting a wheel on it.

Panel 3 shows a cowboy branding cattle, with a herd of cattle in the background with two mounted horsemen. On the right is a herder with goats and sheep.

Panel 4 shows men in a cotton field. Behind them a man and woman has a large basket full of cotton. ON the right is a hay field with two men working in it.

Panel 5 shows men building with lumber. In the background are some oil wells. ON the right is a man with a surveyors transit.

Panel 6 shows a man with a crate in his hands. There is another man behind him and behind them is a truck, modern train, and an airplane. There are men working in the middle and on the right two men discussing a set of blueprints.
City: Fort Worth

Location Name: West Coliseum Entrance

Artist: Works Project Administration artist Kenneth Gale

Date: 1936

Media: ceramic tiles

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