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History of Amarillo, Texas, USA

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  • 1895 - Amarillo
    Amaril'lo, a post-town, the capital of Potter co, Tex., on the Denver, Texas & Fort Worth Railway, 333 miles N.W. of Fort Worth. It has 7 churches, 2 ...Read MORE...


  • 1916
    Amaril'lo, a banking post-town, the capital of Potter co., Tex., on the Fort Worth and Denver City and other railroads, 333 miles NW. of Fort Worth....Read MORE...


  • News 1929 - FIVE DEAD IN AMARILLO FIRE. SCORE ARE HURT WHEN OLD HOTEL IS DESTROYED IN EARLY MORNING BLAZE. ALL AVENUES OF ESCAPE ARE CUT OFF AND MANY ARE FORCED TO LEAP FROM THIRD STORY WINDOWS.
    (By The Associated Press.)
    Amarillo, May 11. - Trapped by flames which destroyed the Tourist hotel here early today, five men were burned to death,...Read MORE...


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    Santa Fe Building and Polk Street, Amarillo, Texas
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  • Amarillo, Texas, USA
    Hotel Herring, Amarillo, Texas
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  • News 1934 - Amarilloan Electrocute, Two Others Hurt In Mishap
    Transformer Skids Into Live Wire Carrying 13,000 Volts; Eighteen-year-old Boy Killed Instantly.

    Amarillo, Texas, May 29. – One man was...Read MORE...


  • 1934 - March 25 - A spring storm produced 21 inches of snow at Amarillo TX in 24 hours. However, much of the snow melted as it fell, and as a result, the snow cover was never any deeper than 4.5 inches.

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  • 1935 - March 28-31 - A severe duststorm blanketed Amarillo, TX, for 84 hours. During one six hour period the visibility was near zero.

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  • Amarillo, Texas, USA
    Polk Street, Amarillo, Texas
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  • 1953 - March 18 - KGNC (now KAMR) TV channel 4 in Amarillo, TX (NBC) begins broadcasting

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  • 1895 - Amarillo
    Amaril'lo, a post-town, the capital of Potter co, Tex., on the Denver, Texas & Fort Worth Railway, 333 miles N.W. of Fort Worth. It has 7 churches, 2 ... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    Amaril'lo, a banking post-town, the capital of Potter co., Tex., on the Fort Worth and Denver City and other railroads, 333 miles NW. of Fort Worth.... Read MORE...

  • News  1929 - FIVE DEAD IN AMARILLO FIRE. SCORE ARE HURT WHEN OLD HOTEL IS DESTROYED IN EARLY MORNING BLAZE. ALL AVENUES OF ESCAPE ARE CUT OFF AND MANY ARE FORCED TO LEAP FROM THIRD STORY WINDOWS.
    (By The Associated Press.)
    Amarillo, May 11. - Trapped by flames which destroyed the Tourist hotel here early today, five men were burned to death,... Read MORE...

  • 1934 - March 25 - A spring storm produced 21 inches of snow at Amarillo TX in 24 hours. However, much of the snow melted as it fell, and as a result, the snow cover was never any deeper than 4.5 inches.

    WeatherForYou.com
  • News  1934 - Amarilloan Electrocute, Two Others Hurt In Mishap
    Transformer Skids Into Live Wire Carrying 13,000 Volts; Eighteen-year-old Boy Killed Instantly.

    Amarillo, Texas, May 29. – One man was... Read MORE...

  • 1935 - March 28-31 - A severe duststorm blanketed Amarillo, TX, for 84 hours. During one six hour period the visibility was near zero.

    WeatherForYou.com
  • 1953 - March 18 - KGNC (now KAMR) TV channel 4 in Amarillo, TX (NBC) begins broadcasting

    historyorb.com

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