Backroads of Texas

By Gainesville, the land opens and vegetation thins and at Wichita Falls, where
you enter Region IV, you have reached the ... On I-30 is a Texas Travel
Information Center offering maps and brochures on local as well as statewide
attractions.

Author: Ed Syers

Publisher: Taylor Trade Publications

ISBN: 9780891230533

Category: Travel

Page: 190

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This fascinating travel companion covers more than 15,000 miles of Texas roads. You can experience 71 major tours and dozens of side trips through hundreds of towns all across the state. Each tour description comes complete with a map, directions, mileage, and the towns, history, and heritage you'll discover along the way.

Cartographies of Travel and Navigation

They had acquired maps from Indiahoma, Oklahoma to El Reno, Oklahoma, and
from El Reno, to Wichita. They found good roads and apparently adequate
markers from Newton, Kansas, to Kansas City, and had a Goodrich Route Book
from ...

Author: James R. Akerman

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 9780226010786

Category: Science

Page: 344

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Finding one’s way with a map is a relatively recent phenomenon. In premodern times, maps were used, if at all, mainly for planning journeys in advance, not for guiding travelers on the road. With the exception of navigational sea charts, the use of maps by travelers only became common in the modern era; indeed, in the last two hundred years, maps have become the most ubiquitous and familiar genre of modern cartography. Examining the historical relationship between travelers, navigation, and maps, Cartographies of Travel and Navigation considers the cartographic response to the new modalities of modern travel brought about by technological and institutional developments in the twentieth century. Highlighting the ways in which the travelers, operators, and planners of modern transportation systems value maps as both navigation tools and as representatives of a radical new mobility, this collection brings the cartography of travel—by road, sea, rail, and air—to the forefront, placing maps at the center of the history of travel and movement. Richly and colorfully illustrated, Cartographies of Travel and Navigation ably fills the void in historical literature on transportation mapping.

Rand McNally Time Zones Area Codes Planner Map

The museums here have worthwhile displays : the Wichita Historical Museum , at
3751 East Douglas , has local history and Indian exhibits . ... building village
which shows Wichita life as it was from 1869 to 1880 , and includes Wyatt Earp ' s
jail and the city ' s first house and church . ... As you drive along US 156 toward
the fort , you pass the Santa Fe Trail Museum , with historic displays of trail travel .

Author: Rand McNally and Company

Publisher:

ISBN: WISC:89058297524

Category: Travel

Page: 276

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Covers 2,000 points of interest, U.S., Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands.

February 19 and 20 1971 Raleigh N C February 26 1971 Wichita Kans March 5 and 6 1971 Memphis Tenn

Projected industrial activity can be expected to generate new air travel into and
out of the region in larger proportion . Growth of the coast as a resort rea and
growth of its convention facilities will also add to air passenger volumes at
Gulfport . ... to provide local traffic with a continuous east - west arterial between
Pass Christian and Biloxi / Ocean Springs which circumvents ... It is
recommended that the existing Pass Road be widened to three lanes in both
directions , especially between ...

Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Public Works. Subcommittee on Economic Development

Publisher:

ISBN: UIUC:30112119963541

Category: Economic assistance, Domestic

Page: 2651

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U S News World Report

travel. New. software. for. nomads. can. map. your. route. and. steer. you. to. good
. hotels. and. restaurants. Touring the programs Planning a trip or navigating a ...
Detailed local maps in some programs can be printed out, a convenience not just
for you but for visiting house guests. ... There are currently 148 choices, from
urban sprawls like Los Angeles to the considerably smaller Wichita Falls, Texas.

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015025691448

Category: United States

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American Motorcyclist

Neptune Beach Orlando Panama City 785-0538 Pensacola 455-4532 Tampa
837-1557 GEORGIA Augusta 793-7290 ... Millington TEXAS Abilene Austin
Corpus Christi Dallas El Paso Fort Worth . . . Lubbock San Antonio . Wichita Falls
. ... The practice of numbering highways developed in the '20s is still in use today,
as you can see on any road map or atlas. ... tour because it can tell you whether it
will take a couple of hours or all day to travel from one end of the map to the other
.

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Publisher:

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 100

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American Motorcyclist magazine, the official journal of the American Motorcyclist Associaton, tells the stories of the people who make motorcycling the sport that it is. It's available monthly to AMA members. Become a part of the largest, most diverse and most enthusiastic group of riders in the country by visiting our website or calling 800-AMA-JOIN.
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Engineering News record

graphs are to be made under their direction they can just as well take the
photographs themselves. ... obtain more information in a few hours in an airplane
than he could in as many weeks of laborious and costly ground travel. ...
NCLUDED in the construction program launched by Wichita Falls two years ago
was a storm sewer for the central ... A topographical map of the city had only
recently been completed and it was used for obtaining the drainage areas
tributary to the two systems.

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015024477344

Category: Engineering

Page:

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The Asbestos Worker

President Sickles showed the adopted as printed in the Asbestos Delegate John
B . Gatlin of Local map of the Southeast States terri - Worker . ... territory future
looks better as they have a dent Don C . Chrisman at 9 a . m . and and 55
members are on Traveling power plant that should be ... Work has been Assistant
Hullinghorst gave advice Wichita , Kans . , John Mercer ; Local very slow for the
past year .

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: WISC:89058508227

Category: Asbestos industry

Page:

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The New Volumes of the Encyclopaedia Britannica

Whitestone (New York City), N.Y., U. S. (on local map)... Whitestone, Va., U. S. . ...
106 по Wichita (River), Тех., U. S. 88 J y} (River), North, Тех., y} (River), South,
Тех., ... Wight, Isle of, England (on travel.map) 21 : 1 : 3 * } Wightman, Va, U. S. .

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: IOWA:31858045357575

Category: Encyclopedias and dictionaries

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PrairyErth

Chronicles the author's eight-year research into the people, geology, legends, and history of a tiny cross-section of the Great Plains--Chase County, Kansas--to unearth some of the mysteries of nature

Author: William Least Heat Moon

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 039592569X

Category: History

Page: 624

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Chronicles the author's eight-year research into the people, geology, legends, and history of a tiny cross-section of the Great Plains--Chase County, Kansas--to unearth some of the mysteries of nature

The Century Atlas of the World

Arctic Region (see King Charles Island) 3 Ь Wichita, la. ... 28 D “'ichilil (Со.)‚ Каш,
1.107 . . . . i2 А “'ichiia (c.h.), Kan., 24,671 32 3 Wichita (Co.), Tex. ... 79 H Wicklow
, Ireland (on travel map) . ... 90 N Wiener-Neustadt, Austria (on travel map) .

Author: Benjamin Eli Smith

Publisher:

ISBN: UCBK:C093558468

Category: Atlases

Page: 401

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Texas History for Kids

a year with arrangements for beef made with local ranchers. These tribes had ...
Some of the men worked for the military or the Texas Rangers as scouts. A
friendly band ... Native Americans traveling off the reservation were at risk of
attack. Settlers ... It was the Plains tribes that the Texans feared—Comanche,
Apache, Kiowa, Wichita, and Tonkawa. Parker's ... of the Parker sons, Benjamin,
talked with the Indians, who asked for beef, directions to water, and a place to
camp. Something ...

Author: Karen Gibson

Publisher: Chicago Review Press

ISBN: 9781613749920

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 144

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Like everything in the Lone Star State, the history of Texas is larger than life. The flags of six different nations have flown over the state, which had a rich Native American heritage long before European explorers such as Cabeza de Vaca, Coronado, and La Salle ever arrived. The state was even its own republic, achieving independence from Mexico in 1836, yet joined the United States in 1845. Author Karen Bush Gibson tells the 500-year saga of this unique state, from the founding of the Spanish Missions to the victory at San Jacinto, from the Civil War to the first oil gusher at Spindletop, from the Great Storm that destroyed Galveston to the establishment of NASA's Mission Control in Houston. Texas History for Kids also includes 21 informative and fun activities to help readers better understand the state's culture, politics, and geography. Kids will recreate one of the six flags to fly over Texas, make castings of local wildlife tracks, design a ranch's branding iron, celebrate Juneteenth by reciting General Order Number 3, build a miniature Battle of Flowers float, and more. This valuable resource also includes a time line of significant events, a list of historic sites to visit or explore online, and Web resources for further study. Karen Bush Gibson is the author of Women in Space, Women Aviators, Native American History for Kids, and three dozen other books for young readers. She lives in Norman, Oklahoma.