We passed through Orla, TX on our way from Canyon Lake to Santa Fe. You know we had to stop. Although we didn’t know it at the time, apparently this little crossroads town peaked with a population of 250 in the late 1960s.
Thanks to the Texas State Historical Association for caring enough to take note.
No one’s home.
Click on this to see the panoramic view.
The view from the porch.
We were in no way comforted by the appearance of a big suspicious looking Haliburton truck.
How cool is this? Kitty went to Google Maps and found that she could virtually stand in the road and look around Orla, TX. I see that there’s a marker in front of the old grocery store across the road from the buildings we explored. Hmmm!