[Construction on U.S. Highway 79]

Description:

Photograph of construction on U.S. Highway 79 (previously Highway 43) in Williamson County, Texas. A Marion shovel in the background is loading gravel base course with 1 1/4 yard and there are two dump trucks on the right of the photograph carrying the gravel. Several workers are visible near the shovel.

Text on back of photograph reads: "Hy. 43 Wilson Co. Proj. 204, Loading gravel Base material with 1 1/4 yd. Marion shovel rented from Joe Mocken, Austin, Summer 1936."

Creator(s): Texas. Dept. of Transportation.
Location(s): United States - Texas - Williamson County
Creation Date: 1936  
Partner(s):
Texas Department of Transportation
Collection(s):
Are We There Yet? Transportation in Central Texas
Usage:
Total Uses: 45
Past 30 days: 2
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Photographer):
Texas. Dept. of Transportation.

Staff Photographer

Date(s):
  • Creation: 1936
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Williamson County
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Date
1936  
Description:

Photograph of construction on U.S. Highway 79 (previously Highway 43) in Williamson County, Texas. A Marion shovel in the background is loading gravel base course with 1 1/4 yard and there are two dump trucks on the right of the photograph carrying the gravel. Several workers are visible near the shovel.

Text on back of photograph reads: "Hy. 43 Wilson Co. Proj. 204, Loading gravel Base material with 1 1/4 yd. Marion shovel rented from Joe Mocken, Austin, Summer 1936."

Physical Description:

1 photograph : b&w : 9 x 14 cm.

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Highways, U.S. | U.S. Highway 79 | Highway 43 | dump trucks
Added Title: Loading gravel base course with 1 1/4 yard Marion shovel on U.S. Highway 79 in Williamson County.
Partner:
Texas Department of Transportation
Collection:
Are We There Yet? Transportation in Central Texas
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 204-2-4-5
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth129035
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
Statement: Property of TxDOT. Please complete reproduction policy before publication.
Citation:
Preferred Citation: TxDOT Photo