Tom E. McCullough 1935-2023

  Thomas Edward McCullough, devoted husband, father, grand-father, and expert problem solver, died on April 11, 2023. He was 87 years old. Tom was born in 1935 in Wichita Falls, Texas, to parents Marvin and Adaline McCullough. He showed an early aptitude for mechanical equipment, fully dismantling and reassembling an alarm clock at age four.…


The Dawson Railroad runs through the ranch. It was built in 1903 to haul coal from the Dawson mines mainly to copper smelters in Arizona and it supplied the motive power to all of Southern Pacific’s steam engines.