Category Archives: Throckmorton

Throckmorton Fire Department building: a Works Progress Administration building

The building that houses the Throckmorton Volunteer Fire Department was built in 1937 as a project of the Works Progress Administration.  Its construction with locally quarried limestone is similar to most of the buildings on the square and main street.

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Train Stations: Baird, Throckmorton, and Graham

The Texas and Pacific (known as the T & P throughout Texas) built its first station in Baird in 1881, with the construction of the original train depot pictured here.  Two story depots were not common in Texas’ small towns … Continue reading

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