Main Street, Elevated View, Richardson, Texas

Description:

Elevated view of Main Street (Belt Line) from a water tower, looking southwest. The main commercial block has brick and wooden buildings, most with awnings, many with false fronts. Four cross streets are visible; Main Street curves off just at the right edge of the photograph. The railroad, with crossings signs, is in the horizontal center of the picture. Also visible are residences, a long storage/warehouse railroad structure to the left of Main Street and the Train Station to the right of Main Street. Automobiles are parked on the commercial block and are visible on Main Street.
Plowed/cultivated fields and a few buildings are visible on the horizon.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Dallas County - Richardson
Creation Date: 1927  
Partner(s):
Richardson Public Library
Collection(s):
Texas History Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 226
Past 30 days: 5
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1927
  • Digitized: June 17, 2003
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Dallas County - Richardson
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Date
1927  
Description:

Elevated view of Main Street (Belt Line) from a water tower, looking southwest. The main commercial block has brick and wooden buildings, most with awnings, many with false fronts. Four cross streets are visible; Main Street curves off just at the right edge of the photograph. The railroad, with crossings signs, is in the horizontal center of the picture. Also visible are residences, a long storage/warehouse railroad structure to the left of Main Street and the Train Station to the right of Main Street. Automobiles are parked on the commercial block and are visible on Main Street.
Plowed/cultivated fields and a few buildings are visible on the horizon.

Note:

Written on front: Richardson, Tex. from Water Tower
1927 COMPLIMENTS OF ECHOLS FARM STORE
Written on back: Richardson facing West on Beltline about McKinney

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Belt Line Road
Partner:
Richardson Public Library
Collection:
Texas History Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: RPLv003g
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Folder V 3g
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth3072
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public