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Taken 26-Nov-10
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Keywords:Texas Historical Marker, Reeves County Historical Marker, Reeves CountyReeves, Texas
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Dimensions4288 x 2848
Original file size5.69 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken26-Nov-10 11:38
Date modified26-Nov-10 11:38
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Camera modelNIKON D90
Focal length90 mm
Focal length (35mm)135 mm
Max lens aperturef/5.7
Exposure1/60 at f/5.6
FlashNot fired, auto mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Unknown
ISO speedISO 400
Metering modePattern
Digital zoom1x
Reeves County-Pecos, Texas

Reeves County-Pecos, Texas

Reeves County, Texas
31 25.650' N 103 29.734' W D

Text: Flat, arid, grassy land with a moderate water supply from the Pecos River and springs in Toyah Valley. Yuma Indians are thought to have done irrigated framing her in 16th century. Mexicans later raised vegetables, grain. Cattlemen moved in during the 1870s. Texas & Pacific Railway opened route to El Paso in 1882. Farmers, merchants, mechanics settled in Pecos City and Toyah. County was irrigated agriculture began about 1900. Only dam on Pecos River in Texas was built in this county 1935. Privately owned deep wells are also used.