What does Paluxy mean???
AIG insurance uses paluxy as a paluxy of a line of cars in a wreck.
Another site devines Palu as a city in Indonesia where the earlier
Volcano and earthquake erupted in 1887- or 1883-First recorded Krakatoa
eruption which made the one we rember look like a baby in comparison.
- could paluxy mean a violent earthwuake reshaping the earth? This
volcano was in Stephenville and Austin and Waco was reported by
stagecoach riders in Mineral Wells and Stephenville hearing a low rumble
the day the Indonesian volcano erupted and local people did not know
the connection for a few days when Telegraph reports got to newspapers.
Did Paluxy in Erath County exist before 1887, or wasn't some other name
used? One early Post office in Erath County was Galconda.
All cities who reported this in Texas were over same limestone
formations as much as Erath County. No other explanation was ever given
for the newspaper reports. Was there also an eruption in Central or
South America at that time??? The first Krakatoa Eruption and huricane
and tidal Wave in Indonesia sent ashes into the air which darkened the
sun for many days, which changed the weather.
Eruption, 1883? Crops failed in 1887, and by 1893 many farmer lost their
farms and banks went broke and closed. In history books it is called
the Panic of 1893, and had nothing to do with politics or who was