Dumas – Moore County – 04/05/2015

The Dumas Voksmarching Event starts out at the Window on the Plains Museum. First thing is a loop around their outdoor displays.

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U.S. Air Force F-84F

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1914 International Truck used in the oil fields around Dumas, later converted into a winch truck. Has wooden spoke wheels and only had a 4 cylinder engine.

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Dinner Bell used on Morton Farm in early 1900’s.

Leaving the museum the walk went into town where we passed the courthouse with its many displays.

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Corner of the courthouse has engraved eagles.

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Disaster Memorial for the 9 plant workers and 10 Firemen that died in the 1956 explosion at McKee Refinery near Dumas.

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Moore County Courthouse.

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Veteran’s Memorial.

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The walk continued away from downtown and eventually into a subdivision of newer homes.

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About walktx

I am an avid Volksmarcher. I belong to Texas County Walkers in Mesquite.
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3 Responses to Dumas – Moore County – 04/05/2015

  1. George says:

    What is that contraption in the third pic… something to do with farming, but what?

    • walktx says:

      There wasn’t a plaque with information on this one, but my husband said it was a combine. It cuts the grass and bales it at the same time.

  2. Pingback: Windows on the Plains Museum – Dumas, TX | FunStuff

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