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A Cozy Corner in Texas - Colorado River Bridge - Bay City, Texas - 1907

Colorado River Bridge on Highway 58, Bay City, Texas
Postcard courtesy of Jana Prock

Colorado River Bridge near Bay City, Texas
Postcard courtesy of Jana Prock


l to r, J. C. Carrington, unknown, Fred Gillette, Matt Yancy (cook) & Walter Carrington
J. C. Carrington was elected County Surveyor of Matagorda County in 1896 and served for 20 years. Mr. Carrington's survey crews would travel by mule team to a location and set up their camp. They slept in tents, and a chuck wagon with "Old Matt" as cook prepared their meals.
Camp Scene Near Bay City, Texas
Compliments of Bay City Realty Company, Bay City, Texas 1912
Postcard courtesy of Jana Prock

Bay City Looking West


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