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Dimensions3008 x 2000
Original file size3.2 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken1-Dec-07 17:35
Date modified1-Dec-07 17:35
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Camera makeNIKON CORPORATION
Camera modelNIKON D50
Focal length18 mm
Focal length (35mm)27 mm
Max lens aperturef/3.5
Exposure1/400 at f/10
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Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeAuto
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Captain Jack Phillips

Captain Jack Phillips

Bandera
Bandera County, Texas
29 42.592' N 99 04.401' W

Text: A Bandera County Deputy Sheriff, Capt. Jack Phillips, set out alone on Dec. 29, 1876, on an official visit to Sabinal Canyon. Indians attacked him at Seco Canyon Pass, 22 miles southwest of Bandera. Phillips raced for the nearest settlement. When his horse was shot from under him, he ran for half a mile before being killed. A mail carrier and a couple on their way to the county seat to be married found his body later that day. Ironically, the Indians had been trailed for many miles by Texas Rangers who had turned back in exhaustion just before Phillips was waylaid.