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Miles, Texas

Miles was named in 1890 when it was established as an extension of the Ballinger-San Angelo railroad line. It was named for Jonathan Miles, pioneer cattleman and railroad contractor.

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Old Opera House

Built in 1904, structure was cultural and social center and housed bank. Later used as store, school, post office and hotel. Closed in 1960; reopened in 1976 to again house bank and opera house. Restored and purchased by Miles Preservation Authority in 1977

Miles, TX Historic Buildings

Rumley Tractor

After 40 years of neglect the 1909 Advanced Rumley was moved in 1976 to the city where it is a popular photo subject. Weighing in at 19 tons, top speed of the behemoth was 2 1/2 mph. On U.S. 67.

Miles, TX Artifacts

Things to do near Miles, TX

Concho River Pearls

Formed in freshwater mussels, pearls range in color from pink to rich purple. Local jewelers offer variety of settings for th...

Archer City Country Club

Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: 2 days...

Magnolia Station

Built in the early 1920s, this station was one of the first along Old Route 66. Recently restored through the Route 66 Corrid...

Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument

Just 30 miles north of Amarillo on Highway 136. For thousands of years, people came to the red bluffs above the Canadian Rive...

Buffalo Gap Historic Village

Complex of 15 historic structures that tell the history of the last 50 years of the Texas frontier. Visitors tour three histo...