Texas Rangers find moonshine stills near Mexia during Prohibition.

Photo Courtesy Freddie Pryor

Texas Rangers with illegal moonshine stills found near Mexia. Freddie Pryor found this undated photo among his grandmother’s things after she died. Most likely taken from 1920 to 1933, during Prohibition. Somebody was making some white lightnin’!

The September 2022 cover of Texas Highways: Visual Wonders


Get the Magazine

Save up to 62% off the cover price

True Texas in Your Inbox

Sign up for magazine extras, upcoming events, Mercantile specials, subscription offers, and more.

The October 2022 issue of Texas Highways Magazine


Get the Magazine

Save up to 62% off the cover price

True Texas in Your Inbox

Sign up for magazine extras, upcoming events, Mercantile specials, subscription offers, and more.

The October 2022 cover of Texas Highways Magazine


Get the Magazine

Save up to 62% off the cover price

True Texas in Your Inbox

Sign up for magazine extras, upcoming events, Mercantile specials, subscription offers, and more.