Category Archives: Southeast Texas

A Dime Wouldn’t Fit in My Front Pocket!

The Big Dime in the Box And in those miles and miles of Texas, a treasure of unusual town names…..this time, it’s Dime Box, Texas.  I am going to tell a little about the tiny central Texas town of Dime Box. … Continue reading

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Ding Dong, Ding Dong!

Ding Dong! A city in Texas! Woo-hoo! The story what happened to name the city: The town of Ding Dong was founded in the 1930s by a couple of settlers named Bert and Zulis Bell. The Bells ran a country … Continue reading

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Hill Country Science Mill | Johnson City, Texas

The Hill Country Science Mill is housed in a community landmark in the heart of Johnson City, Texas. The feed mill built in 1880 as a steam grist mill and cotton gin featured unique mechanical innovations that were used to … Continue reading

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Brenham Ghost Town

I stopped by before heading out to Austin. I had been passing over too many times.  I always wanted to check it out and I haven’t had an opportunity until last night.  It indeed is an abandoned building.  The sign … Continue reading

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Texas Chainsaw Massacre Gas Station – 2003 Remake

This is the original building from the scenes in the 2003 production of Texas Chainsaw Massacre featuring the creepy gas station. It is still just as creepy, especially at night. During the day it is an operating general store/country diner called … Continue reading

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The World’s Smallest Catholic Church-Warrenton, Texas

I was driving on the way home from Galveston on Hwy 71, I decided on the spur of the moment, off the highway onto Texas 237 to Warrenton, about 11 miles away. I heard about the smallest church about a … Continue reading

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Road Attractions Back Home From Big Bend

March 13, 2013.  Rest Area. Near Bakersfield. I was dead stone in the back of the car.  I didn’t feel cold or hot overnight.  I was exhausted.  I woke up at 9ish.  I felt the movements of trucks and cars … Continue reading

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