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Pecos Depot

This landmark depot was purchased from the Panhandle- Santa Fe Railway in 1972. Built in 1892 it served as a railway terminal until 1950. It was then moved to Odessa and next to the historical Barn Door Restaurant in 1972

Odessa, TX Railroad History

The Meteor Crater

The Meteor Crater, approximately 550 feet in diameter, is the second largest in the nation. The crater is the result of a barrage of meteors crashing to the earth some 20,000 to 30,000 years ago. It is approximately ten miles west of Odessa, via Business 20

Odessa, TX Natural Attractions

Parker House Museum

The Parker House Museum is Odessa's newest addition to the historical records of Odessa. In 1935, the Parker family moved into this modest house located on 1,290 acres. It represents the lifestyle of a prominent ranching family, who served the communities of Andrews and Ector counties since 1907

Odessa, TX Museums

Texon Santa Fe Depot Museum

The Town of Texon, Texas was founded in 1924 by the Big Lake Oil Company. Texon was established on the railroad line owned by the Kansas City, Mexico, and Orient of Texas Railroad. This railroad line extended from San Angelo to Alpine and survived mainly on Texas oil traffic. In 1924

Odessa, TX Railroad History

Ratliff Ranch Golf Links

Odessa's 18 hole, municipal course is open to the public on a daily-fee basis.

Odessa, TX Golf Courses

Things to do near Odessa, TX

Pliska Airplane

John V. Pliska, born in Tyne, Austria, came to Texas with his parents in 1897 and settled in Flatonia. In 1903 he started on ...

Barton Warnock Environmental Education Center

Barton Warnock Environmental Education Center offers an archeological, historical, and natural history profile of the Big Ben...

Marfa Mystery Lights Viewing Center

First reported by early settlers in 1883, the mysterious glowing orbs still defy explanation. Since then the legend, and the ...

Fort Bliss Museum and Study Center

Exhibits and artifacts portray the history of America's air and missile defense as well as modern-day technology breakthrough...

Devils River State Natural Area

A remote and picturesque 20,000-acre preserve at the ecological junction of the Chihuahuan Desert, the Hill Country and the T...