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Gladewater, Texas

08 Sep

GladwaterTX

If your town looses its oil production, then start up an antique mall business. That’s what happened in Gladewater. It is known as the Antique Capital of East Texas. Gladewater is also both a Texas Main Street city and a National Main Street City.

While we were there yesterday, Labor Day, most everything was closed. People are like that on Labor Day. It makes for a nice photo opportunity though with very few cars on the road and few people blocking views of storefronts, signs, and other interesting subject matter.

The pump in the photo is the historic Gladewater Discovery Well.

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2 Comments

Posted by on September 8, 2009 in Photography, Texas

 

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2 responses to “Gladewater, Texas

  1. davecandoit

    September 9, 2009 at 8:19 am

    I wouldn’t be able to walk past this without photographing it to death. Nice shot. Hey, how about adding me to your blogroll? 😉

     
  2. lynnwiles

    September 11, 2009 at 7:06 am

    I agree with Dave. This is a great photo.

     

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