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Retro Rewind

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.

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.

Adkisson Hatchery

April 22, 2016 noon

By 1938, the hatchery was putting more than 110,000 eggs into incubators every three weeks.

Southwestern Bell Exchange Building

March 25, 2016 noon

In 1927, Southwestern Bell began construction on a two-story exchange building.

John F. Speed

February 26, 2016 11:19 a.m.

Speed became the city’s first Chief of Police.

The Caravan Motel

January 29, 2016 10:56 a.m.

The 1950s were the glory days of Route 66, and the Caravan Motel opened at 620 Amarillo Blvd. West to take advantage of the rush of travelers headed down the Mother Road.

Charles L. Green Building

December 25, 2015 9:44 a.m.

Shown in this 1930 photo, the Green building was home to Sandies Shine Parlor, Lone Star News Stand, Post Office Shoe Repair Shop, Ideal Barber and Beauty Shop, and the Post Office Coffee Shop.

Mary E. Bivins Memorial Library

November 27, 2015 noon

Today the historic building is home to the Amarillo Chamber of Commerce, Center City of Amarillo, and other community organizations.

McLoughlin Boot Shop

October 23, 2015 10:05 a.m.

McLoughlin Boot Shop was once home to one of the most respected bootmakers in West Texas.

Amarillo College Student Union Building

July 24, 2015 10:38 a.m.

Until Amarillo College opened in the fall of 1929, Amarillo was the largest city in Texas without a public college of its own.
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