On the way home and I thought I’d put up one more “on the road” post. Robert E. Howard doesn’t have much to say about Rio Grande City and Roma, both in Starr County, but he did go there. Of Rio Grande City, he told Tevis Clyde Smith that the “Architecture and everything is Mexican. It’s just like being in Old Mexico” (REH to TCS, circa February 1932). Here’s a shot of the old downtown:
And here’s an old building in Roma:
I’ll digest the meager information we found and get a wrap-up post up next week.