Photos by Danny Fulgencio

Howdy, Folks: Erecting Big Tex

I'm headed to Fair Park shortly for a Very Special Sneak Peak at ... well, you'll find out later, so there. Till then, the surest sign yet that the

State Fair of Texas

kicks off its till-October-17 run this very Friday: the annual erecting of Big Tex. We sent our Danny Fulgencio out to cover the raisin', and after the jump are some mighty fine pictures of this morning's wingding. As always, click to embiggen.

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