Extreme Water Shortage
Extreme water shortage throughout park. Visitors are limited to 5 gallons per day, and are encouraged to conserve further when possible. Please consider bringing your own water to the park.
Cook Wanted - 1921
It doesn‘t pay much, but...
In October 1921, Wayne Cartledge, general manager of La Harmonia Company, wrote the following letter to Mr. Alex Ebner in El Paso. Mr. Ebner apparently had placed a “cook position wanted” ad in the El Paso Times.
As far as can be determined, Mr. Ebner did not apply for the job.
Letter from Wayne Cartledge Collection, Archives of the Big Bend at Sul Ross University. Researched and compiled by park volunteer Bob Wirt.
Did You Know?
More than 175 species of butterflies have been documented in Big Bend National Park. Several species are seen only in the United States within the park or west Texas. More...