local history

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A dubious 2nd place ranking?

I have written many posts to brag about Austin appearing on various Top 10 lists. Today, I found a ranking that I’m not so sure about. Continue reading

More Central Texas history

The James Gang visited a lot of places, but it’s interesting that they stopped in Rockdale, about an hour northeast of Austin, to see a former gang member. Continue reading

Austin Area — then and now

Austin and the surrounding area of Central Texas have a lot of history and historical sites so I took time to assemble a few for you to consider. Continue reading

Passenger rail in Austin

Mules? Jitneys? What a difference a century makes! Continue reading