Big Tex Through the Years

View the iconic State Fair of Texas in photos from 2005-2013.

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Ray Villeda, NBC 5
The rebuilt Big Tex makes his debut one day early after high winds pulled at the curtain hiding him.
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bjbonnett
Big Tex catches fire on Friday, Oct. 19, 2012.
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Flickr/carolina terp
Photo of Big Tex taken on May 3, 2012.
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Getty Images
Scenes from the State Fair of Texas 2011.
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Big Tex in his 2011 Dickie's Western wear.
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State Fair of Texas
Big Tex, raised into position Sept. 26, 2011.
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Big Tex wore yellow in 2012.
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flickr.com/steevithak
Big Tex waves hello at the State Fair of Texas. (Credit: Flickr.com user steevithak)
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BigTex.com
Big Tex watches over the State Fair of Texas every year dressed in his clothes from Dickies in 2010..
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BigTex.com
Big Tex watches over the State Fair of Texas every year dressed in his clothes from Dickies.
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BigTex.com
Big Tex watches over the State Fair of Texas every year dressed in his clothes from Dickies.
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Greg Janda
Big Tex hollers "Howdy" to fair-goers in 2009.
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Greg Janda
Big Tex says "Howdy" to all the fair-goers
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Telemundo
Big Tex sends a green message at the 2008's State Fair of Texas.
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Flicker/stepnout
Big Tex at the State Fair of Texas, taken on October 8, 2007.
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Flicker/stepnout
Big Tex wearing red at the State Fair of Texas, photo taken on October 1, 2005.
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