For Years Texans Ranched in Lobo. Now it’s Boarded up and Owned by Germans

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At one point, it’s estimated there were at least 60 wells irrigation more than 7,000 acres of crops.

SOURCE: Photograph courtesy of Archives of the Big Bend, “Van Horn Irrigated Farms, Inc. Collection”, Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library, Sul Ross State University, Alpine Texas.

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