PRESIDIO, Texas--On April 2, 1839, a caravan of Mexican traders led by Missouri merchant Henry Connelly left Chihuahua City in search of a more direct trade route to the north... More >>>
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John Davenport/San Antonio Express-News
A teen-age boy rides his horse down what soon will be a super highway cutting a wide swath through the Chihuahuan Desert connecting Mexico's west coast with Presidio, Texas. Texans have mixed reactions to the notion of large volumes of Mexican truck traffic passing through the Big Bend area.