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Publisher: Arcadia Publishing (June 22, 2009)
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One historian defined Luling within the 1870s as "the hardest city in Texas." besides the railroad got here infamous gamblers who have been able to take a man's well-merited funds any approach they can. but if settlers enforced what legislation there have been and proven everlasting houses, church buildings, and a faculty, the rougher crowd sought greener pastures. within the southern nook of Caldwell County, Luling had in the beginning an agrarian-based financial system, yet that modified with the invention of oil, which boosted the inhabitants from a number of hundred citizens to a number of thousand. The oil and comparable companies stored the inhabitants regular. Luling soil additionally proved worthy to plants equivalent to cotton, however the area's prize crop turned watermelons. this day oil and watermelons maintain Luling at the map, and the once a year Watermelon Thump draws hundreds of thousands. on the crossroads of 3 vital highways, companies flourish, specifically fish fry, that is thought of by way of a few to be the simplest within the kingdom.