Courtesy of Boyce Ditto Library via the Portal to Texas History.

Every week, Traces of Texas shares one of his vintage photo finds with us.

Taken in Mineral Wells, this photo captures participants in an East Mountain trail ride on June 11, 1901. People would travel from Dallas and Fort Worth for day trip excursions. Can you imagine the amount of time it took to get those burros to hold still for a photo?

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