[A Mule-Drawn Trash Wagon]

Description:

Photograph of Francisco "Frank" Castro driving his mule-drawn trash wagon in downtown Taylor. One of Taylor's most popular businessmen, when Castro had to convert to tractor power, he did so reluctantly. Castro and his wife, Helen Fuentes Castro, raised five children in Taylor. Mr. Castro was the only trash collector for businesses in Taylor from 1935 to 1952. He supported his family and neighborhood during the depression.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Williamson County - Taylor
Creation Date: 1940  
Partner(s):
The Williamson Museum
Collection(s):
Are We There Yet? Transportation in Central Texas
Usage:
Total Uses: 85
Past 30 days: 6
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1940
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Williamson County - Taylor
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
1940  
Description:

Photograph of Francisco "Frank" Castro driving his mule-drawn trash wagon in downtown Taylor. One of Taylor's most popular businessmen, when Castro had to convert to tractor power, he did so reluctantly. Castro and his wife, Helen Fuentes Castro, raised five children in Taylor. Mr. Castro was the only trash collector for businesses in Taylor from 1935 to 1952. He supported his family and neighborhood during the depression.

Note:

This photograph has been cropped.

Physical Description:

1 photograph : b&w ; 5 x 2 in.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): mules | wagons
Partner:
The Williamson Museum
Collection:
Are We There Yet? Transportation in Central Texas
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: WILLM_2001.001.2007
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth159948
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image