Shiner-Lockhart Pilgrimage


High Grove Cemetery, near Red Rock, 1980.

Dunc Lentz's store, in Red Rock, 1980.

Downtown Luling during its rowdy years, as sketched by Alexander Sweet, early 1880s.

Cowboys shot up downtown Luling during its early years.

Cowboys also shot up Southern Pacific trains that pssed through Luling.

Map of the Southern Pacific Railroad through Texas, 1902.

Map of the San Antonio & Aransas Pass Railroad, ca. 1900.

Castle Rock Canyon, on the Sunset Limited Route.

A typical Texas gusher, from the days of Luling's Edgar B. Davis.

Old iron bridge at Burdette Wells, 1980.

Old iron bridge at Burdette Wells, 1980.

Typical Texas steers, like those driven north by Lockhart's Jack Myers after the Civil War.

Longhorns and "stock-drivers" crossing a stream, 1867.

A little trading post on the Chisholm Trail, 1874.

Loading Longhorns into rail cars in Abilene, Kansas, 1871.

Loading Longhorns into rail cars in Kansas, 1874.

The end of the trail, in a Kansas corral, 1888.

Cookie and his chuckwagon, 1930s.

Saturday noon in a Texas town like Lockhart, 1874.


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