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 Decade: 1930-1939
 Collection: Are We There Yet? Transportation in Central Texas
[Construction on U.S. Highway 79]

[Construction on U.S. Highway 79]

Date: 1936
Creator: Texas. Dept. of Transportation.
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."
Contributing Partner: Texas Department of Transportation
[Construction on U.S. Highway 79]

[Construction on U.S. Highway 79]

Date: 1936
Creator: Texas Department of Transportation
Description: Dumping base course through Thrall on U.S. Highway 79 in Williamson County. Includes automobile, dump truck, distant water tower.
Contributing Partner: Texas Department of Transportation
[Cousins at the State Fair in Dallas]

[Cousins at the State Fair in Dallas]

Date: 1936
Creator: unknown
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: The Williamson Museum
[Culvert on U.S. Highway 79]

[Culvert on U.S. Highway 79]

Date: 1936
Creator: Texas Department of Transportation
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: Texas Department of Transportation
[Culvert on U.S. Highway 79]

[Culvert on U.S. Highway 79]

Date: 1936
Creator: Texas Department of Transportation
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: Texas Department of Transportation
[I.G.N. Overpass at Round Rock]

[I.G.N. Overpass at Round Rock]

Date: 1936
Creator: Texas. Dept. of Transportation.
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: Texas Department of Transportation
[I.G.N. Overpass at Round Rock]

[I.G.N. Overpass at Round Rock]

Date: 1936
Creator: Texas. Dept. of Transportation.
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: Texas Department of Transportation
[Gravel base course on U.S. Highway 79]

[Gravel base course on U.S. Highway 79]

Date: 1936
Creator: Texas Department of Transportation
Description: Photograph of salvaging and replacing old gravel base course on U.S. Highway 79 Williamson County. Includes graders, trucks, equipment, and utility power lines.
Contributing Partner: Texas Department of Transportation
[Loading gravel base on U.S. Highway 79]

[Loading gravel base on U.S. Highway 79]

Date: 1936
Creator: Texas Department of Transportation
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: Texas Department of Transportation
[U.S. Highway 79 Construction]

[U.S. Highway 79 Construction]

Date: 1936
Creator: Texas. Dept. of Transportation.
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: Texas Department of Transportation