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Billy Bob's Texas, Fort Worth: 8 reviews and 22 photos


The building was built in 1910 and was originally a large open-air barn for the accommodation of prize cattle during the Fort Worth Stock Show. In 1936 the building was enclosed and the tower was added. This new form contained 1257 animal stalls, and a 1200 seat auction ring that is now Billy Bob's Bull Riding arena.

During World War II, the building was put to use as an airplain factory and in the 1950's the building became a department store which was so big that the stock boys rolled around on roller skates to enable them to quickly get around. Billy Bob's Texas opened April 1, 1981.

Address: Rodeo Plaza, Stockyards, Fort Worth
Phone: 817-624-7117
Website: http://www.billybobstexas.com/

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  • Updated Sep 8, 2004
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