Crowell College- This is a picture of the Women's college taken in 1895. The women leaned cooking, dress making, sewing and other domestic chores. This is a dress making form that could have been used at the college. They had a Singer sewing machine like this one.
The railroad through Quanah- The railroad brought prosperity to communities like Quanah as you can see from this early drawing of the town. Even some of the copper from the Mcclellan mine was sent East of these tracks for processing.
The railroads brought jobs, prosperity, more settlers and civilization to the West. Most importantly the railroads brought women. They brought schools, churches, and cleaned up the streets and civilized the west.