"Texas's Gateway to the West!" Fort Stockton by rsleisk

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A wagon train of emigrants headed for California enters a narrow passage of the Davis Mountains. The scene, "Entrance to Wild Rose Pass," was painted by U.S. Army Capt. Arthur T. Lee in the mid- to late 1850s during his tour of duty in the Trans-Pecos. Image courtesy of the Rochester Historical Society.

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  • Last visit to Fort Stockton: Jun 1998
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“In the end you won’t remember the time you spent working in the office or mowing your lawn. Climb that goddamn Mountain.”

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