Main Street (Belt Line Rd) and Central Expressway (US Hwy 75) Intersection, 1988, Richardson, Texas

Description:

Intersection of multi-lane, partially divided street with expressway access road. Motor vehicles are shown parked in a parking lot with angled parking. To the right/east is a strip of retail businesses. On the left/west is the northbound access road to an elevated portion of North Central Expressway. West Main Street extends under the Expressway. On the center horizon is a multi-story building (FirstCity Bank) with horizontal rows of windows. Right/east of that building the top of a water tower is just visible above trees. Three flags on poles are on the north side of West Main, at the edge of the bank parking lot. Motor vehicles are visible on all streets.
Signs on buildings: FirstCity Bank, Barton & Howell Dry Cleaners, The Shoemaker Shoe Service, Ali's Master[?] Alterations, Custom Cloth[?]. Signs on poles: Pizza Villa, Central Center / Dry Cleaning, Laundry & Cleaning.
Also: Street lights on poles, traffic signs and signals.
Additional Information:
Shown is the 300 block of West Main St. (which is Belt Line Rd east and west of the downtown area).

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Dallas County - Richardson
Creation Date: 1988
Partner(s):
Richardson Public Library
Collection(s):
Texas History Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 815
Past 30 days: 16
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1988
  • Digitized: June 17, 2003
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Dallas County - Richardson
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
1988  
Description:

Intersection of multi-lane, partially divided street with expressway access road. Motor vehicles are shown parked in a parking lot with angled parking. To the right/east is a strip of retail businesses. On the left/west is the northbound access road to an elevated portion of North Central Expressway. West Main Street extends under the Expressway. On the center horizon is a multi-story building (FirstCity Bank) with horizontal rows of windows. Right/east of that building the top of a water tower is just visible above trees. Three flags on poles are on the north side of West Main, at the edge of the bank parking lot. Motor vehicles are visible on all streets.
Signs on buildings: FirstCity Bank, Barton & Howell Dry Cleaners, The Shoemaker Shoe Service, Ali's Master[?] Alterations, Custom Cloth[?]. Signs on poles: Pizza Villa, Central Center / Dry Cleaning, Laundry & Cleaning.
Also: Street lights on poles, traffic signs and signals.
Additional Information:
Shown is the 300 block of West Main St. (which is Belt Line Rd east and west of the downtown area).

Note:

Written on mat:
Beltline (Main) @ Northbound U.S.75 Service Road, 1988

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Partner:
Richardson Public Library
Collection:
Texas History Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: RPLv003h
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Folder V 3
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth3071
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public