Kilgore 10K – 11/21/15

We passed the WPA constructed Library on the way to the start.

We passed the WPA constructed Library on the way to the start.

We parked in front of this oil drilling display.

We parked in front of this oil drilling display.

Walk registration was under the bandstand.

Walk registration was under the bandstand.

Closeup of the activity there.

Closeup of the activity there.

First Baptist Church

First Baptist Church

Small Park

Small Park

Joe Roughneck has become the symbol of determination of the American petroleum industry worker, reaffirming the indomitable spirit of Chief Roughnecks the world over, past, present and future. This is the third rendition of this bust.

Joe Roughneck has become the symbol of determination of the American petroleum industry worker, reaffirming the indomitable spirit of Chief Roughnecks the world over, past, present and future. This is the third rendition of this bust.

Sherry

Sherry

Monument in park

Monument in park

Windy day has the flag blowing straight out.

Windy day has the flag blowing straight out.

A few of the many oil derricks.

A few of the many oil derricks.

Ed, Sherry and Carol on the trail.

Ed, Sherry and Carol on the trail.

Shell oil memorial.

Shell oil memorial.

Train Town USA

Train Town USA

Other end of the depot.

Other end of the depot.

Post Office built in 1937.

Post Office built in 1937.

It opened as a movie theater in 1942. It has been many things since, but in 2110 it opened as a live venue for bands.

It opened as a movie theater in 1942. It has been many things since, but in 2110 it opened as a live venue for bands.

Sidewalk in front of the Texan is covered with horse shoes and names.

Sidewalk in front of the Texan is covered with horse shoes and names.

1931 saw the building of the Rex Theater. L.N. Crim purchased the Rex in 1932 and renamed it the Crim, and it became Kilgore’s first-run movie house.

1931 saw the building of the Rex Theater. L.N. Crim purchased the Rex in 1932 and renamed it the Crim, and it became Kilgore’s first-run movie house.

Masonic Lodge.

Masonic Lodge.

St. Luke's United Methodist Church.

St. Luke’s United Methodist Church.

Veteran's Memorial

Veteran’s Memorial

Equipment on display at the Veteran's Park.

Equipment on display at the Veteran’s Park.

Museum for Rangerettes drill team.

Museum for Rangerettes drill team.

Another Joe Roughneck bust. This one in front of the East Texas Oil Museum.

Another Joe Roughneck bust. This one in front of the East Texas Oil Museum.

Student walk over above Henderson Street.

Student walk over above Henderson Street.

Carol coming down the cross over.

Carol coming down the cross over.

What you would have seen of Shakespeare if you didn't go in the garden.

All we would have seen if we hadn’t detoured into Shakespeare’s garden.

In Shakespeare Park.

In Shakespeare Park.

Toperiay bear in Shakespeare Park.

Toperiay bear in Shakespeare Park.

Shakespeare

Shakespeare

Wooden Barber Pool.

Wooden Barber Pool.

First Presbyterian Church.

First Presbyterian Church.

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