Details for Old Watering Trough (Atlas Number 5279003832)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5279003832


Marker Number 3832
Atlas Number 5279003832
Marker Title Old Watering Trough
Index Entry Watering Trough, Old
Address US 84, between Commerce & Main
City Sudan
County Lamb
UTM Zone 13
UTM Easting 728646
UTM Northing 3772134
Subject Codes agriculture, general; cattle, cattle industry topics; water topics
Marker Year 1966
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location on US 84 between Commerce & Main Streets-Sudan; marker faces dirt access road
Marker Size 14" x 20"
Marker Text One of Sudan's oldest structures. Built 1916, when Santa Fe Railway terminus here shipped out cattle of early ranches. Here ranchers watered herds and horses, traded, told yarns, hired hands. Trough also served mule teams, after the farming era began in the 1920's. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, 1966