Center Family Visits Barksdale Field Circa 1939

June 16, 2015 - Town Historian Buster Bounds has shared a little piece of history with a YouTube video of the Dr. Y. W. Rogers family of Center, Texas who recorded their trip to Barksdale Field circa 1939. Barksdale Field later became Barksdale Air Force Base in January 1948. The video reflects a Sunday afternoon family outing.

To view the video on YouTube, click the following link -

The video was provided to Bounds courtesy of Dr. John Rogers, the son of Dr. Y. W. "Hap" Rogers. Bounds converted the footage to a digital format and uploaded it to YouTube.