Historic Look at Texarkana Dam/Reservoir Dedication Parade [VIDEO]


We happened across video footage from the 1950s shot in downtown Texarkana of the dedication parade and ceremonies surrounding the Texarkana Dam & Reservoir.

The video is hosted at the R.G. LeTourneau Archives. We hate that there is no sound with it, but take a look at what downtown looked like, the cars, the people, just wow. Watching it we see Maud, New Boston, almost all of the little communities in Bowie County Texas being represented. And the businesses that are still downtown, there are a couple…


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