The National Prohibition Act of 1919 created a lucrative opportunity for entrepreneurs along Texas’ back roads to supply illegal alcoholic beverages to thirsty travelers. The small town of Glen Rose embodied the moonshine movement, earning the title of the “Whiskey Woods Capital of Texas.”
Texans sure do love their outlaws. In the nineteenth century, popular culture was brimming with stories of gunslingers and horse thieves. With Prohibition, a new type of outlaw sprang forth: the bootlegger.