MIDLAND, Texas: We Expected Rundown And Decrepit – What We Actually Saw By admin | February 24, 2023 | 50 MIDLAND, Texas: We Expected Rundown And Decrepit – What We Actually Saw We visited the city of Midland, Texas. Driving in, we expected to see an old, dusty desert town. This is what we actually saw. Travel Vlog 175 Share this...FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinStumbleuponTumblrRedditDiggitYummlyEmail Posted in Hunting
I use to cater a BBQ lunch for Chevron there in Midland once a month 25 years ago, good memories
That was Fun
Out of all the cities I have ever been. I hate midland the most.
Rent is so high. There are no trees. It’s the worst.
Love your channel. I was looking for videos of the US, small towns in Texas and eksewhere in the sates and your channel came up. Just what l want. A non Hoolywood USA. A lot like Australia in many ways. God bless you both.
I’ve been living in Midland for a few years now and I have to say that there’s nothing else like it! We love our home sweet home!
Clean city, but the downtown area seems very brutalist. Not sure if it is the kind of place I’d personally want to live, but I can appreciate the efficiency. Austin and San Antonio are more my style. As for smaller towns, I’d say Boerne or Wimberley. I love the Texas Hill Country. Hope you do some videos in that area soon!
I have been in midland for over 18 years and to be honest this city has treat me so good , it’s a blessing to be part of this Petroleum industry
Problem with midland is, texans.
That old Impala was cool. The body type reminds me of my 1965 Mercury Comet, long and sleek. I bought it in 1973 and even though it was 8 years old, it had a showroom finish. The interior was perfect, too. Midnight blue with a baby blue interior. Bucket seats with a console. They say guys cars are chick magnets sometimes. Well, my car sure got the guys attention. Didn’t see that one coming, lol. It just happened to be the only transportation I could afford at the time.
Midland is a beautiful city. So impressed with the lack of litter!
isn’t his home in compton, ca?
I wonder if there’s any difference between Midland and Odessa
Born in Midland Tx. Yucca theater many Saturdays gandy milk Top was entrance to all day cartoons. Good job
Traveling by Greyhound from Long Beach to South Carolina, i passed these towns along I-20..amazing how big is Texas…
Midland is an OK city, not bad but it’s too dry and hot
Thanks for the information on my hometown of midland/Odessa Tx
There are tons of homeless in midland. It was shock8ng when I 1st moved out here
Not really any bad neighborhoods in Midland, south of i20 but west Odessa is a whole other story.
I’m actually really excited to see this video this is my home born and raised appreciate the videos bud keep them coming
11:15 that’s because everyone is busy working
To bad you didn’t ask one of us to show you around there is some beautiful things to look at and touch and smell and feel just a neat place
Have you thought of doing Lubbock TX
Midland,where you go to raise a family!
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Yeah and Midlanders are also tired of the influx of outsiders moving here crowding up our traffic.
Cool video! I think you missed quite a bit of Midland though. I’ve been here 12 years and can say Midland definitely grows on one. Btw, it’s Theeeeee Bar. Happy New Year!
Desert excuse me actually yeah sorry I live in Midland I kind of forgot it’s desert
If you went out off the 250 loop you would see the nice side of town.
And you would go through the old ugly side of town. All the new stuff is north west of the old down town. That empty building has been vacant for well over a decade. It’s scheduled for demolition. The park is the area where the courthouse once stood. The Yucca is known for Summer Mummers. It’s too bad that you didn’t catch a show.
I was born in Odessa back in ’81. my parents came from the Rio Grande Valley and followed job opportunities in the medical field towards the tail end of the of 70s oil boom. Odessa was known as a blue collar town where as Midland was known as the white collar city (reason why you see the skyline and none in Odessa) One of the downtown buildings that you showed i could of sworn was going to be demolished sometime this year. The Western United Life building, the one that had the marble siding on the ground level floor. When i visited Midland and Odessa in the 90s, downtown Midland looked in rough shape. Now with fracking going on throughout west and south Texas, downtown Midland looks like its been brought back to life from what i remember.
If your looking for work and stability without having a degree . Come to midland or Odessa vecause there’s plenty of work . Any questions feel free to ask . Lots of opportunities for everyone .
Midland represent! Born and raised here. Not the most exciting place to live but definitely a good place to find work.
Loved this video. It was fun to see the Bush’s home. Thanks
The thought of a city never seeing green grass is insane! I’m from Connecticut and this would be a complete change of scenery for me
Yo vivo en midland es muy tranquilo lo amo.
I have lived in Midland for 9 years now, it isn’t terrible, the drivers suck, 1 flake of snow or a drop of rain and someone will find it and slide right into someone else. A large portion of the restaurants are good eating, and the shopping is pretty decent. Other than that, there is nothing to do here, any time someone brings it up in a public forum, the snobby locals chime in with "move somewhere else then" or something of that nature. I just dont understand why a place with such a booming economy and potential, has nothing to do but work, eat, and shop. Glad I can play golf, if it weren’t for that, I would have absolutely nothing to do.
Lord Spoda I have grown increasingly hooked on your videos. I would never get the chance to travel as you do but you have certainly widened my horizons. Thank you so much for all you do. Meanwhile I will travel with you no. matter where you go. I love your voice.
WE LOVE OUR MIDLAND
I lived in Midland in the 70s. My Dad’s job got transferred to Midland. I graduated from Lee in Memorial Stadium. I never thought Midland was very friendly. I am guessing it’s bc of so many people that are coming and going with their companies. I graduated almost 50 years ago and have never attended a reunion. Has Woody, Tommy, or Laura ever come to a reunion??? Lol. I bet they don’t come either…
At one time (I think) the divorce rate was higher than the national average… idk if that is still true.
I love that you keep commenting on the wind. Haha welcome to Midland
MIDLAND TX BABY !!! So glad you visited my area
I waited till the restaurant to comment,no one will read this but hey. If memory serves me right a Lil girl got stuck in a tiny well in the early 80s. It made nat news when they finally got her out. Kinda like Floyd Collins but with a happy ending
Fun fact, at one time in the 1980s, Midland had the most Rolls-Royce dealers in the world
You missed some of the really opulent mid century neighborhoods along Cuthbert and in the neighborhoods that aptly have streets named after various oil companies.
Wonderful insight into Midland, thank you , your a talented host, and have a lovely wife.
Some damn good looking quesadillas. Wow Midland is kinda nice! I am surprised!
is that thhe town from the book Friday Night Lights about the school football team?
Grew up there from summer of 1960 to summer of 1970. Back then, a great place to ride a 🚲 bike. Enjoying your videos.
My mom’s family is from Middland/Odessa. My great grandparents Tisdale had a farm in Middland and some how oil became involved and the farm was sold. My mom grew up in Odessa.