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Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch

February 24, 2017 9:22 a.m.

Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch opened with nine young men. Today, its main residential campus is home to more than 300 at-risk boys and girls.
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Northwest Texas School of Nursing

January 27, 2017 noon

When it opened in 1924, Northwest Texas Hospital was the first public medical facility in Amarillo.
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Pinkney Packing Co.

December 23, 2016 9:14 a.m.

Throughout its history, Amarillo has mostly been known as a cattle processing town, but in the 1930s, pig processing was a thriving industry.
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Blackburn Brothers

November 25, 2016 10:45 a.m.

Levine’s, Woolworth’s, and White and Kirk competed with Blackburn Brothers, which was located in an enormous building at 810 Polk St.
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Amarillo Hardware

October 28, 2016 9:23 a.m.

Amarillo Hardware Company, which was founded in 1904 by Boyd Clark and I. J. Tolleson, observed 100 years in business in 2004 – and is still in operation today.
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Amarillo’s First Drugstore

September 23, 2016 noon

The first local drugstore opened at Third Avenue and Polk Street around the turn of the century.
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Amarillo Tri-State Fair

August 26, 2016 10:23 a.m.

From those earliest days, a variety of culinary and creative arts contests have been part of the Tri-State Fair.
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Eakle Furniture

July 29, 2016 10:03 a.m.

Amarillo’s first embalming business was also its first furniture store.
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Amarillo Country Club’s City Champions

June 24, 2016 11:52 a.m.

1937 photo of the ACC’s championship youth swimming and diving team.
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Palo Duro Canyon

May 27, 2016 noon

A group of sightseers exit Palo Duro Canyon aboard one of the “Five Star Service Class” buses used by the Trailways National Bus System.
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