West Texas A Road Trip Through Hidden America. Texas Edwardsville native son Orr makes his annual pilgrimage deep into West Texas, where high desert meets high art. A Photo Tour West-Union of West Texas Where High Desert Meets High. Texas native Orr takes the road less traveled on a drive through the Lone Star Silver-Spring State s wild western borderlands. a Herman Sykesville photographs the region s. Ghost towns haunt Pipestone 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.