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Mineral Wells

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Baker Hotel, Mineral Wells, Texas walkway leading to its front entrance. Abandoned Buildings, Abandoned Property, Abandoned Mansions, Old Buildings, Abandoned Places, Mineral Wells Texas, Haunted Places, Old Houses, Places To See

Baker Hotel, Mineral Wells, Texas. I have seen other pictures of this beautiful abandoned hotel, but never noticed the walkway leading to its front entrance.

This fabulous Hexagon Hotel opened its doors in December of The six-sided structure was located at 701 North Oak Avenue in Mineral Wells, Texas. Its builder, David Galbraith, is credited (at least in Mineral Wells) with having invented the paper clip. Beautiful Buildings, Beautiful Homes, Beautiful Places, Interesting Buildings, Abandoned Buildings, Abandoned Places, Haunted Places, Mineral Wells Tx, Second Empire

Hexagon Hotel, Mineral Wells, Texas :: the hotel, ca. 1897, was made up of hexagon-shaped rooms surrounding a central hexagon core with a spiral staircase. Demolished in late 1950s...

Tripping through the American night a photographer's eerie collection Abandoned gas station on the edge of Mineral Wells, Texas: It is dark with a moon, ambient light of all kinds from several directions, C. Old Buildings, Abandoned Buildings, Abandoned Places, Abandoned Vehicles, Old Gas Pumps, Vintage Gas Pumps, Monuments, Mineral Wells, Old Gas Stations

Tripping through the American night a photographer's eerie collection

The image of the dusty highway tapering off into the sweltering horizon is as much a trope as a reality of American life, but photographer Noel Kerns has decided to alter that perception

Tripping through the American night a photographer's eerie collection Abandoned gas station on the edge of Mineral Wells, Texas: It is dark with a moon, ambient light of all kinds from several directions, C. Old Buildings, Abandoned Buildings, Abandoned Places, Abandoned Vehicles, Old Gas Pumps, Vintage Gas Pumps, Monuments, Mineral Wells, Old Gas Stations

Tripping through the American night a photographer's eerie collection

The image of the dusty highway tapering off into the sweltering horizon is as much a trope as a reality of American life, but photographer Noel Kerns has decided to alter that perception

"The Hexagon House" Hotel, Mineral Wells, Texas was built in 1895 by David Gehugh Galbraith, inventor of the paper clip. Had no idea there was something this interesting in Mineral Wells! Mineral Wells Tx, Hexagon House, Hexagon Shape, Rare Historical Photos, Into The West, Texas History, Second Empire, Old Buildings, Ancient Buildings

Hexagon House

"The Hexagon House" Hotel, Mineral Wells, Texas was built in 1895 by David Gehugh Galbraith, inventor of the paper clip.

The earliest known photograph of Mineral Wells, Texas, taken in 1881 5 years before my grandfather Polk was born. West Texas, West Virginia, Mineral Wells Tx, Fun Facts About Texas, Old West Photos, Loving Texas, Abandoned Places, Abandoned Castles, Haunted Places

[Photograph of Mineral Wells, Texas 1881]

Photograph of Mineral Wells, Texas, taken in 1881. (Please observe that the picture carries a copyright by A. F. Weaver.)

Baker Hotel, Mineral Wells, Texas PostCard - Oh the secrets this hotel still holds. Scary Places, Haunted Places, Places To See, Creepy Things, Old Abandoned Buildings, Abandoned Places, Mineral Wells Tx, Haunted Hotel, Texas History

Wow, never seen it without the fencing around and windows boarded up. Baker Hotel, Mineral Wells, Texas

This picture affords a view of Hubbard Street, in Mineral Wells, Texas,looking east. Please note the sign above street, "Welcome to Mineral. Mineral Wells Tx, Hubbard Street, Texas History, Old Buildings, Southern Style, Time Travel, Old Town, Places, Fort Worth

Mineral Wells, Texas, 1950s | Hemmings Daily

Huh. And all this time I thought I lived in the Home of Crazy. Yet according to this photo found on the Portal to Texas History (we're guessing early 1950s), t

The lobby of the Baker Hotel in Mineral Wells, Texas as it appeared in The hotel has been vacant since 1972 and towers over the small town of Mineral Wells. Abandoned Houses, Abandoned Places, Mineral Wells Tx, Adventure Bible, Hotel Motel, Texas History, Small Towns, Best Hotels, Old Photos

The lobby of the Baker Hotel in Mineral Wells, Texas as it appeared in 1929. The hotel has been vacant since 1972 and towers over the small town of Mineral Wells.

Baker Hotel, Mineral Wells Texas - Abandoned - This photo is from the when it was a functioning hotel. Old Pictures, Old Photos, Mineral Wells Tx, Bonnie N Clyde, Texas History, Space Place, Good Ole, Abandoned Houses, Ghost Towns

Baker Hotel, Mineral Wells Texas - Abandoned - This photo is from the 60's when it was a functioning hotel.

The inventor of the paper clip, David G. Galbraith, also designed and built a hexagon-shaped hotel in Mineral Wells, Texas, in The hexagon shape was designed to achieve maximum air circulation. Hexagon House, Hexagon Shape, Abandoned Houses, Abandoned Places, Mineral Wells Tx, Time Stood Still, Texas History, Blue Tiles, Stone Work

Hexagon Hotel Mineral Wells TX 10

Hexagon shaped hotel designed and built by David G. Galbraith located in Mineral Wells in the 700 block of N. Oak St. Construction was started in 1895 and completed in 1897. The hotel was the first electrically lighted hotel in the city, and the hexagon shape was designed to achieve maximum air circulation 61 years before air conditioning became available. Mr. galbraith was the inventor of the paper clip, and along with five other men invented the synthetic fiber acetate. The hotel was…

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Taken from Hexagon Hotel Mineral Wells TX

Hexagon shaped hotel designed and built by David G. Galbraith located in Mineral Wells in the 700 block of N. Oak St. Construction was started in 1895 and completed in 1897. The hotel was the first electrically lighted hotel in the city, and the hexagon shape was designed to achieve maximum air circulation 61 years before air conditioning became available. Mr. galbraith was the inventor of the paper clip, and along with five other men invented the synthetic fiber acetate. The hotel was…