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Travel Bug Dog Tag Love Bug-Notrees Wood

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Wednesday, 16 December 2015
Texas, United States
Recently Spotted:
In Ricky & Lucy Lookout

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Current GOAL

Please drop this item in rural OR Premium Member Only caches.  Do not place it in an urban cache or abandon it at a caching event.  Transport the bug in the original plastic bag for as long as the bag lasts; this prevents tangling with other items.  Otherwise, take this travel bug anywhere you wish.  No permission needed to leave the U.S. 

Travel bug photos in the logs are appreciated.  I will re-post them here, where they can be seen by other cachers.

About This Item


This is one of a series of heart-shaped items obtained from different places and converted into travel bugs. They are named either for the places of their origin or for Texas Panhandle-South Plains towns with interesting names or histories.  

Notrees is an unincorporated community in west central Ector County.  The area began to develop in the 1940s following the discovery of large oil fields including the TXL Field.  Notrees was known at various times as Caprock and Strawberry.  Local merchant Charles Brown petitioned for a post office and selected the descriptive name of Notrees. Reportedly, the community once had a single native tree but it was destroyed during the construction of a Shell Oil Company gas plant.  The community thrived during the 1950s and 1960s. In 1966, the population was 338 and the area was supported by several oil company camps and a few businesses. The community began to decline by the 1980s as a result of oil companies abandoning the camps that once provided housing for employees and their families because of an improved infrastructure that enabled workers to live elsewhere and commute to Notrees.  The community's small population currently supports four businesses and a post office.

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Tracking History (5428.4mi) View Map

Dropped Off 03/27/2019 Cstandifer81 placed it in Ricky & Lucy Lookout Sonora, Mexico - 184.43 miles  Visit Log

She made it from Arizona!

Retrieve It from a Cache 03/10/2019 Cstandifer81 retrieved it from Cookie Book Arizona   Visit Log

First trackable! Can't wait to put it somewhere awesome!

Dropped Off 03/05/2019 RStasicky placed it in Cookie Book Arizona - 1.39 miles  Visit Log
Visited 03/05/2019 RStasicky took it to Just Horsing Around Arizona - .67 miles  Visit Log
Visited 03/05/2019 RStasicky took it to Epona's Ranch Arizona - 10.32 miles  Visit Log
Visited 03/05/2019 RStasicky took it to Sassafras Arizona - 1,380.04 miles  Visit Log
Visited 02/16/2019 RStasicky took it to Forgotten Prairie Plot Illinois - 25.46 miles  Visit Log
Visited 02/02/2019 RStasicky took it to Let's get physical AND find a geocache! Illinois - 118.94 miles  Visit Log
Visited 11/09/2018 RStasicky took it to New Cacher In the Loop Illinois - 55.08 miles  Visit Log
Visited 10/28/2018 RStasicky took it to Dacubs 349 Illinois - 21.36 miles  Visit Log
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