Tag: Caddo Mills TX

The main support column dwarfs the equipment. Four legs are taking shape. Soon BHP will have increased water pressure south of I-30. Image by Jim Satterwhite.

A Towering Project

Three communities south and west of Caddo Mills got to together to form their own water supply company in 1963.  The founders applied for a low interest Department of Agriculture loan, drilled the first well, built water mains and started to serve the communities in 1964. The communities are the […]

Gene finished loading a pickup truck with firewood in anticipation of the coming cold snap. Image by Jim Satterwhite

Faces and Places: The Caddo Mills Firewood Man

Gene has been a fixture in Caddo Mills since moving from Rockwall in 1973.  He is the modern day trader of goods in the area.  Real estate, machinery, feed, livestock, dogs and firewood.  The old cotton wagon out front of the Peoples Place has a sign saying The Firewood Man.  […]