Oil field exploration and development is a big part of Texas' Last Frontier. It's easy to see where the oil is flowing from, just follow the pumpjacks. Where there's a pumpjack, there's oil. These workhorses of the oil industry can be seen throughout Texas' Last Frontier. They come in many different shapes and sizes.
Barn swallows make a long migratory trip north from Central and South America every spring. They usually arrive on the southern high plains around the first week of April. Barn swallows mate and raise their young here during the summer months and then head back south around early September.