National Geographic : 1939 Jan
Photograph byB.Anthony Stewart "WHAT AM I BID-WHAT AM I BID-FOR A FINE OIL STOVE?" Such a gathering may include Valley residents from a dozen States or more. One sees the "ten-gallon" hats of Texas, the smaller felts and caps oftheMiddle West and North, and collegiate bare-heads of all sections. Most of the region's 200,000 people have come in since the first standard-gauge railway was built in1904 (page 53).