In Memoriam: Big Tex

In Memoriam: Big Tex

Credit: Paula / KVUE viewer

Big Tex in 1990

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by JORDAN ARMSTRONG / KVUE.com

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Posted on October 19, 2012 at 12:25 PM

Updated Friday, Oct 19 at 7:09 PM

DALLAS, Texas -- It was a sad day Friday as an electrical fire nearly destroyed the iconic Big Tex statue at the State Fair of Texas in Dallas.

The 52-foot-tall cowboy was celebrating his 60th birthday this year. Dallas fair officials say they will rebuild him.

KVUE's viewers have been sending in their memorable photos of Big Tex from over the years. Click through our slideshow to remember him.

Have a favorite photo of Big Tex? Send them to spotnews@kvue.com!

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