9780875653754

Dinosaur Highway : A History of Dinosaur Valley State Park

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  • ISBN13:

    9780875653754

  • ISBN10:

    0875653758

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-11-30
  • Publisher: Texas A & M Univ Pr
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Summary

"In her colorul history of Dinosaur Valley State Park, Laurie Jasinski interweaves millenia of geologrical time with local legend, old photographs, and quirky anecdotes of the people who have called the valley home. Beginning with the valley's "first visitors" - the dinosaurs - Jasinski traces the area's history through to the decades of the twentieth century, when new track sites continued to be discovered and visitors and locals continued to leave their own material imprint upon the changing landscape."--BOOK JACKET.

Table of Contents

The Changing Face of North Central Texasp. 1
Fountains of Youthp. 13
Making Tracksp. 29
Work and Play on Paluxy "Creek"p. 51
The Dinosaur Hunter and the Texas Villagep. 61
In the Footsteps of the Dinosaursp. 69
The Fight for Dinosaur Valleyp. 91
To Capture a Park - Landscape and Riverscape and Trailwayp. 107
Growing Pains for Dinosaur Valley State Parkp. 121
Maintaining the Dinosaur Highwayp. 139
"The Dinosaur Waltz"p. 157
Notes and Other Trackwaysp. 161
Bibliographyp. 190
Indexp. 201
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