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The World’s Littlest Skyscraper

The Newby–McMahon Building is a four-story brick building located near the railroad depot in downtown Wichita Falls, TX built in 1906 by Augustus Newby.  The oil-rig construction firm of J.D. McMahon, an oilman and structural engineer from Philadelphia, was one of seven tenants whose offices were based in the original Newby Building. According to local legend, when …

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