Street in "Mule in the Yard" in "Mule in the Yard" (Location)

The street in front of Mrs. Hait's house is located on the edge of town. The text suggests that numerous houses line the street, including the one across from Hait's with the typically Southern veranda and rocking chairs where she and Het sit while her house burns down. In other nearby houses the "neighborhood gathered to look on from behind adjacent window curtains and porches" (254).

Street in "Mule in the Yard"

Sartoris Bank|Merchants and Farmers Bank in "Mule in the Yard" (Location)

The Jefferson Bank, sometimes also called "Sartoris' Bank," was founded by Old Bayard Sartoris and is located on Courthouse Square. In Flags in the Dust, I.O. Snopes' cousin Flem Snopes is the bank's vice-president.

I.O. Snopes' Pasture in "Mule in the Yard" (Location)

The pasture has to be somewhere close to Jefferson. When I.O. drives his mules there from the train station, he passes near the Haits' house.

I.O. Snopes' Pasture

Jefferson Railroad Station in "Mule in the Yard" (Location)

I.O. Snopes' mule herds arrive in box cars at the Jefferson railroad station. The station, painted in a "serviceable and time-defying color" (253), is mentioned in numerous Faulkner texts and a main entry and exit point to and from Jefferson.

Memphis Livestock Market in "Mule in the Yard" (Location)

I.O. Snopes buys his mules here and transports them via the Jefferson-Memphis Railroad to Jefferson.

Memphis Livestock Market

Blind Curve on Jefferson-Memphis Railroad in "Mule in the Yard" (Location)

The site of multiple railway accidents, the "blind curve of the railroad just out of town" (252) is also the location where Mr. Hait died.

Blind Curve on Jefferson-Memphis Railroad

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