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 Decade: 1930-1939
 Collection: Are We There Yet? Transportation in Central Texas
[Car Parked on a Street in Jarrell]
Photograph of Fred Harrison and 1929 touring car; Harrison home and garage in the background. Jarrell High School in far background. This was located west of the gin. A Coca-Cola sign can be seen in the background of the photograph as well. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth159972/
I. & G. N. Depot
Color postcard of the I. & G.N. Railroad Depot in Taylor, Texas. No correspondence on the back. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth145834/
[Group Pulling Boat Over the San Gabriel River]
Photograph of Three couples pulling a boat across the South San Gabriel River by wire in 1930. Second from left is Frances McFarland of Liberty Hill. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth159965/
[Loading Cotton onto truck-Hutto]
Photograph of men loading cotton bales on an old truck near Hutto. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth160011/
[A Man in portable Jail Cell]
Photograph of a Man sitting in a portable jail automobile. A sign on the cell reads in for life. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth159973/
[Man standing on tractor loaded with hay]
Photograph of bailing, hauling and stacking hay for winter-feeding of stock by Rudolph Cmerek on the Joe Cmerek, Sr., farm, eight miles west of Granger. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth402899/
[Parade in Downtown Taylor]
Photograph of a marching band playing in a parade in downtown Taylor texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth159932/
[Round Rock Motor Company]
A black and white photograph of a large group of people standing in front of the Round Rock Motor Co. and flanking a dark Ford automobile. The auto bears the words "TWENTY-MILLIONTH" in large white capital letters, with the Ford logo appearing below. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth402871/
[Students on Back of Car in Jarrell]
Photograph of Claudia Cowart and Jesse Gristinger with a Chevy car at Jarrell High School. The tire cover reads Jarrel Motor Company. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth159971/
Taylor Bedding Company
Postcard of Taylor Bedding Company, World's Largest, Taylor, Texas. Located on West Second Street. No correspondence on the back. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth145840/
[Truck loaded with cotton bales]
Photograph of truck loaded with cotton bales. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth160014/
[Two Girls on Horse at San Gabriel River]
Photograph of Mary Atkinson on the left holding the umbrella of Liberty Hill and another girl on a horse near South San Gabriel River. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth159964/
[Walburg Motor Company]
Photograph of the Walburg Motor Company. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth159992/
Star Tire Store
Photograph of the Star Tire Store at 421 N. Main, at the southwest corner of 5th & Main Streets, Taylor. Note the visible gas tanks (glass tops of tanks) and the movie poster for "Susan Lenox: Her Rise and Fall" starring Greta Garbo in 1931. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth159901/
Fire Department
Photograph of two fire trucks from the Taylor Fire Department in the driveway of the bays. The bays for the Taylor Fire Department are on the east end of Taylor City Hall. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth145830/
[Leo Darby and his Delivery Truck]
Photograph of Leo Darby with delivery Model T, while working for San Antonio Light newspaper in Georgetown in 1932. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth159994/
[Emilee Baker Love beside car]
Photograph of Emilee Baker Love standing beside car in her wedding dress. Taken in Andice, Williamson County. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth182614/
Hotel Blazilmar
Color postcard of the Hotel Blazilmar, located at 107 Porter Street, directly across from the I&GN Railroad Depot. The name of the hotel is a combination of the three investors: Howard Bland, A.J. Zilker and T.W. Marse. This hotel was originally the Murphy Hotel until 1917. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth145862/
[Krieg Brothers Cheverlot Co]
Black and white photograph of Krieg Bros. Chevrolet Co. with gas pump and car, and a man fixing a tire. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth159996/
Rosner's Department Store
Photograph of Rosner's Department Store, at 205 N. Main Street, Taylor, Texas. Also depicted are cars parked on the street and a traffic signal in the middle of the intersection. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth145892/
[Brushy Street at MKT Spur in Georgetown]
Photograph of U.S. Highway 81 (Highway 2) at MKT Spur grade crossing in Georgetown. Also known as Brushy Street. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth167431/
[Brushy Street at Ninth Street in Georgetown]
Photograph of U.S. Highway 81 (Highway 2) known as Brushy Street in Georgetown. At intersection with Ninth Street looking south. Includes automobiles, J.D. Thompson Garage, Sinclair and Mobil gas stations. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth167435/
[Brushy Street at Ninth Street in Georgetown]
Photograph of U.S. Highway 81 (Highway 2) known as Brushy Street in Georgetown. At intersection with Ninth Street looking south. Includes automobiles, J.D. Thompson Garage, Sinclair and Mobil gas stations. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth167434/
[Brushy Street in Georgetown]
Photograph of U.S. Highway 81 (Highway 2) known as Brushy Street in Georgetown. View of sidewalks and tree-shaded neighborhood. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth167433/
[Brushy Street looking north in Georgetown]
Photograph of U.S. Highway 81 (Highway 2) known as Brushy Street in Georgetown. Looking north. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth167432/
[Construction on U.S. Highway 79]
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." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth129035/
[Construction on U.S. Highway 79]
Dumping base course through Thrall on U.S. Highway 79 in Williamson County. Includes automobile, dump truck, distant water tower. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth129036/
[Cousins at the State Fair in Dallas]
Photograph of cousins Ouida Whitefield, Ruby Howland, Grace Smith, and Marie Howland. This picture was taken at the State Fair in Dallas during the Great Depression. The girls are from Andice, TX. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth182620/
[Culvert on U.S. Highway 79]
Lengthening Multiple Box Culvert between Thrall and Thorndale with drop outlet on U.S. Highway 79 in Williamson County. Shows culvert and out-of-focus pickup truck. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth129032/
[Culvert on U.S. Highway 79]
Photograph of lengthening Multiple Box Culvert at Allison's Lake on U.S. Highway 79 in Williamson County. Includes view of barns in the background. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth129033/
[I.G.N. Overpass at Round Rock]
Photograph of International & Great Northern railroad crossing in Round Rock on U.S. Highway 81 (old designation). September 1936. Location of January 22, 1927 accident – A bus carrying the Baylor University basketball team to a game at the University of Texas at Austin takes a grade crossing just as an International-Great Northern train approaches. Evasive action is taken, but the bus skids on the rain-soaked road surface directly into the path of the train. 10 players are killed, 12 injured. To this day Baylor honors them as the "Immortal Ten." The overpass constructed there was dedicated to the ten students. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth167468/
[I.G.N. Overpass at Round Rock]
Photograph of International & Great Northern railroad crossing in Round Rock on U.S. Highway 81. Location of January 22, 1927 accident – A bus carrying the Baylor University basketball team to a game at the University of Texas at Austin takes a grade crossing just as an International-Great Northern train approaches. Evasive action is taken, but the bus skids on the rain-soaked road surface directly into the path of the train. 10 players are killed, 12 injured. To this day Baylor honors them as the "Immortal Ten." The overpass constructed there was dedicated to the ten students. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth167470/
[Gravel base course on U.S. Highway 79]
Photograph of salvaging and replacing old gravel base course on U.S. Highway 79 Williamson County. Includes graders, trucks, equipment, and utility power lines. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth129031/
[Loading gravel base on U.S. Highway 79]
Loading gravel base course with 1 1/4 yard Osgood rented from F.C. Crowe Co., Dallas on U.S. Highway 79 in Williamson County. Includes pickup truck, automobile, equipment. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth129034/
[U.S. Highway 79 Construction]
Photograph of Control 246 Highway 43 (Old Designation) Project 204. Loading gravel base course with 1 1/4 yard Osgood rented from F.C. Crane Co., Dallas. Summer 1936. Two men, trucks and construction equipment. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth167405/
[U.S. Highway 79 Construction]
Photograph of Control 204 Highway 43 (old designation) Project 204. Lengthening multiple box culvert between Thrall and Thorndale with drop outlet. Summer 1936 texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth167402/
[U.S. Highway 79 Construction]
Control 246. Highway 43 (Old Designation) Project 204, Williamson County. Salvaging and replacing old gravel base course. Views of construction equipment including graders, tractors, and trucks. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth167401/
[U.S. Highway 79 Construction]
Photograph of Control 246 Highway 43 (old designation) Project 204. Dumping base course through Thrall. Summer 1936. Cars and buildings with a water tower in the distance. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth167407/
[U.S. Highway 79 Construction]
Photograph of Control 246 Highway 43 (old designation) Project 204. Loading gravel base material with 1 1/4 yard Marion shovel rented from Joe Mocken, Austin. Summer 1936 texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth167404/
[U.S. Highway 79 Construction]
Photograph of Control 204 Highway 43 (old designation) Project 204. Lengthening multiple box culvert at Allison's Lake. Men standing on culvert. Barrels on the ground and barns in the distance. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth167403/
[U.S. Highway 79 Salt-stabilized gravel treatment]
Photograph of U.S. Highway 79. Salt stabilization treatment from Taylor to Milam County line. Summer 1936. Tractor pulling scraper and a leaning wheel grader in the distance on the right. Home and barn on the left. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth238850/
[U.S. Highway 79 Salt-stabilized gravel]
Photograph of U.S. Highway 79. Fountain pen pressed into salt-stabilized gravel to show close-up of surface. From Taylor to Milam County line. Utility pole and clouds in the distance. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth238849/
[U.S. Highway 79 Salt-stabiliztion treatment]
Photograph of U.S. Highway 79. Salt-stabilization treatment from Taylor to the Milam County line. Summer 1936. Utility poles, car, corn field. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth238846/
[U.S. Highway 79 Salt strabilization treatment]
Photograph of U.S. Highway 79 Salt-stabilization treatment from Taylor to Milam County line. Summer 1936. Mailbox in right-of-way and culvert at driveway. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth238848/
[Louis Kruger on horse]
Photograph of Louis Kruger on the showhorse "Dick" between Hutto and Taylor. Per the lender, "you could ask him (the horse) if he liked girls he would shake his head up and down." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth160012/
[Roadside Park on U.S. Highway 81]
Photograph of roadside park on U.S. Highway 81 also known as Highway 2. Shows grove of trees shading picnic tables, barbecue grill and a parked car. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth167246/
[U.S. Highway 79 Car traveling on untreated gravel]
Photograph of U.S. Highway 79. Car traveling at 65 miles per hour on untreated gravel east of Taylor. Note dust cloud. Homes and windmill beside the highway. The edge of a grader is on the right. From Taylor to the Milam County line. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth238851/
[U.S. Highway 79 Drop outlet culvert]
Photograph of U.S. Highway 79. Special drop outlet culvert between Taylor and Milam County line. Note eroded ditch in the background. Mud and gravel. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth238852/
[U.S. Highway 79 Rip Rap to prevent ditch erosion]
Photograph of U.S. Highway 79. Rip-rap in bags use to retard erosion on ditch with culvert east of Taylor. Salt stabilized gravel from Taylor to Milam County line. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth238855/
[U.S. Highway 79 Salt Stabilized Gravel]
Photograph of car traveling at 65 miles per hour on salt treated section of U.S. Highway 79 in Thrall. Limits: from Taylor to Milam County line. Visible are two water towers, a windmill, several buildings and a corn field. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth238854/
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