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


The first bale of cotton produced in Culberson County came from the Lobo flats. According to the Van Horn Advocate, Culberson County was the last Texas county to produce cotton.

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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