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story.lead_photo.caption Richard Humber has just landed in his sports category light aircraft at the Atlanta Airport. Note the plane is pushed rather than pulled by the engine. Photo by Neil Abeles / Texarkana Gazette.

People do get transported around in Cass County. Not to brag or look cool, but just to have fun.

The county has plenty of beautiful roadways. An airport. Lots of animals to ride. And plenty of free space up in the clouds for floaters.

Gallery: One way or another, Cass County folks know how to get around

Even fire trucks, police cars and rescue crews are attention-getters.

Now, no one has a jet or Rolls or Rocket-Man backpack, and only a few will jump out of an airplane holding hard to the parachute. There is, reportedly, one helicopter in town and certainly a helicopter pad at the hospital.

But, for the most part, transportation is pretty ordinary. And that includes Wayne Mathews' wooden car, which is always fun to see. Jerry Harp is definitely cool on his recumbent bicycle. One person we know of rides an electric bike.

There's an active antique car club and rodeo arenas but no race track that we know of. Walkers, runners, mountain-bike enthusiasts and, of course, scads of boats. Not too many skateboard riders and no place set aside for them to vanquish.

Of course, the county has a prominent and beautiful district transportation office of the Texas Department of Transportation.

It seems anytime anyone has anything a little new in the realm of transportation, they can make the newspaper or social media platform with their picture and a brief mention.

Here are six modes of transportation this local photographer has seen in recent months.

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