Texas Panhandle Tales

Texas Panhandle Tales

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The Texas Panhandle is like a whole 'nother country. The area stretching from just south of Lubbock all the way north to Oklahoma is filled with ranch land, oil fields, windy plains, and some of the Lone Star State's most unique history. Meet the duck that started a gun battle in Oldham County and find out how Kate Polly's pancake flipping saved her life. Or witness Gene Autry's days as a performer in Childress and a different sort of qgold rushq in Palo Duro Canyon as historian Mike Cox shares his favorite pieces of the Panhandle's past.Wiping away her tears, he dug a trench and kicked in the cow chips. ... of cattle both for the water the mill pumped and the protein-rich cottonseed cake the landowner used to supplement the hay he put out. ... Once each child had a full tub, they dumped the chips in the back of their fathera#39;s 1925 Chevrolet truck and went back for another load until they had the truck full. ... As anyone who has ever puzzled over what to do next when his computer screen fairly screams to him that he hasanbsp;...

Title:Texas Panhandle Tales
Author:Mike Cox
Publisher:The History Press - 2012


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