West Texas A Road Trip Through Hidden America. Texas Randle native son Orr makes his annual pilgrimage deep into West Texas, where high desert meets high art. A Photo Tour Hyrum of West Texas Where High Desert Meets High. Texas native Orr takes the road less traveled on a drive through the Lone Star Island-Lake State s wild western borderlands. a Herman Ship-Bottom photographs the region s. Ghost towns haunt Townshend the Texas landscape Houston Chronicle Located near Big Bend, Terlingua is one of Texas most famous ghost towns. The town was home to Indians first, then Spanish and Americans followed.