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"As long as Texas exists the Alamo will be sacred." Zane Grey's novel: West of the Pecos (1931).

"As long as Texas exists the Alamo will be sacred." Zane Grey's novel: West of the Pecos (1931).

Original San Antonio mule drawn streetcar. Now owned by the Witte Museum.

Original San Antonio mule drawn streetcar. Now owned by the Witte Museum.

crowd on the Navarro Street “Old Mill Crossing” Bridge, Oct 1913..a flood two months prior to the Dec flood

crowd on the Navarro Street “Old Mill Crossing” Bridge, Oct 1913..a flood two months prior to the Dec flood

This is The Grand Promenade. It is one the newest banquet facilities locals book for weddings!  Originally built in the 1880's, overlooking the famous Riverwalk.

This is The Grand Promenade. It is one the newest banquet facilities locals book for weddings! Originally built in the 1880's, overlooking the famous Riverwalk.

photo undated.. caption reads 'spanish governor's palace' ..lest i'm blind, i can't see it

photo undated.. caption reads 'spanish governor's palace' ..lest i'm blind, i can't see it

This picture of what looked like meteor damage to the Tower Life Building was published in the SA Light on 4.1.1938.. it was really an April Fool's Joke

This picture of what looked like meteor damage to the Tower Life Building was published in the SA Light on 4.1.1938.. it was really an April Fool's Joke

"San Antonio National Cemetery, the oldest national cemetery  in Texas, is located two miles east of downtown San Antonio. The national cemetery sits in the middle of a  cluster of 30 other cemeteries and serves as the burial ground for soldiers posted to the western frontier and veterans of the Indian Wars and  Spanish-American War.  Today, the  cemetery is the final resting place for several famous Texans, many Medal of  Honor recipients, and more than 280 African American “Buffalo”…

"San Antonio National Cemetery, the oldest national cemetery in Texas, is located two miles east of downtown San Antonio. The national cemetery sits in the middle of a cluster of 30 other cemeteries and serves as the burial ground for soldiers posted to the western frontier and veterans of the Indian Wars and Spanish-American War. Today, the cemetery is the final resting place for several famous Texans, many Medal of Honor recipients, and more than 280 African American “Buffalo”…

Texas history, trains and the rails -- from here to Santa Fe! The Railroads of San Antonio and South Central Texas by Hugh Hemphill http://www.amazon.com/dp/1893271390/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_rX92vb0CWNJFV

Texas history, trains and the rails -- from here to Santa Fe! The Railroads of San Antonio and South Central Texas by Hugh Hemphill http://www.amazon.com/dp/1893271390/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_rX92vb0CWNJFV

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