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Dimensions4288 x 2848
Original file size6.32 MB
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Date taken14-Apr-12 13:22
Date modified14-Apr-12 13:22
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Camera modelNIKON D90
Focal length50 mm
Focal length (35mm)75 mm
Max lens aperturef/4.9
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Alexander's Distillery

Alexander's Distillery

Bell County, Texas
30 56.702' N 97 31.960' W

Historical Marker: On this site in 1861-65, the William R. Alexander Distillery met a wartime need in Texas. May 28, 1862, Governor Francis R. Lubbock closed all Texas distilleries, to save grain. Army calls for medicinal liquor (for opiate and stimulant purposes) soon caused him to order a few, including Alexander's, re-opened. In drastic medical shortages, Texans throughout the Civil War gave such help as they could. Bandages, sewing silk, lint, polk weed, peach bark, barilla and other home medical aids went to various military units.