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Monday, November 14, 2011

Cotton & Sugar Land

I was driving on the west side of the Brazos River & learned there are still some cotton fields in Fort Bend County.  Sugarland Industries used to grow cotton around Sugar Land, but those days are long gone.  Here are few photos to rebut any sceptics.

I have no idea who the person is in this next picture, but I think he/she certainly deserves a little recogniztion.  That was very hard work.  I assume the location is south of Sugar Land somewhere along Brooks St., but I can't be sure.

Here's a photo of the old Sugar Land gin which stood on the west side of town between Nalco & Ulrich St.

Here's the finished product.