Oldham County Photo Album
The following photos of Old
Tascosa and its residents of the 1880's are from the
"Maverick Town The Story of Old Tascosa" by John L. McCarty.
Our gratitude to the University of Oklahoma Press for permission to place these photos on
our web page.
Many communities in Texas used Texas
merchant and saloon tokens as a medium of exchange during the 1870's and
1880's. The J. M. Brunswick and Balk Company produced many of these tokens.
Tascosa is the only known community in Oldham County that used these tokens.
David Durocher has submitted this image of a rare 1874 token used exclusively in
To see other tokens used through out Texas please
visit David's web site at
If you have images or photos you would
like to see added to this page please