‘Harveyologist’ donates lithographs to Slaton

By Melissa McCaghren

Slatonite GM

The Slaton Harvey House recently received three lithographs from a long time railroad worker, and “Harveyologist” to adorn the building.

Brenda Thowe, a retired railroad worker from Fort Worth, donated the three items to put on display.

“(Brenda) was so sweet to give us these to us,” said Harvey House operations manager Lynn Melton, adding originally they were going to go to the Santa Fe, N.M. Harvey House. “After she stayed with us she loved our Harvey House so much she donated them and we’re honored to have them.

“So we were thrilled to get them.”

The pictures, which are estimated to be from the early 1950s, will eventually be hung somewhere in the Harvey House.

The selections that were donated were “Grand Canyon on the South Rim” by William R. Leigh, “The Red Cliffs of Western New Mexico,” by Adolph Heinze, and the third is a drawing of the Alvarado Harvey House in Albuquerque, N.M., artist unknown.

For more information, please read the Thursday edition of The Slatonite.

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