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

[U.S. Highway 79 Construction]

Date: 1936
Creator: Texas. Dept. of Transportation.
Description: Photograph of Control 204 Highway 43 (old designation) Project 204. Lengthening multiple box culvert between Thrall and Thorndale with drop outlet. Summer 1936
Contributing Partner: Texas Department of Transportation
[U.S. Highway 79 Construction]

[U.S. Highway 79 Construction]

Date: 1936
Creator: Texas. Dept. of Transportation.
Description: 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.
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. Dumping base course through Thrall. Summer 1936. Cars and buildings with a water tower in the distance.
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 material with 1 1/4 yard Marion shovel rented from Joe Mocken, Austin. Summer 1936
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 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.
Contributing Partner: Texas Department of Transportation
[U.S. Highway 79 Salt-stabilized gravel treatment]

[U.S. Highway 79 Salt-stabilized gravel treatment]

Date: 1936
Creator: Texas. Dept. of Transportation.
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: Texas Department of Transportation
[Roadside Park on U.S. Highway 81]

[Roadside Park on U.S. Highway 81]

Date: January 13, 1937
Creator: Texas. Dept. of Transportation.
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: Texas Department of Transportation
[U.S. Highway 79 Car traveling on untreated gravel]

[U.S. Highway 79 Car traveling on untreated gravel]

Date: February 1, 1937
Creator: Texas. Dept. of Transportation.
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: Texas Department of Transportation
[U.S. Highway 79 Drop outlet culvert]

[U.S. Highway 79 Drop outlet culvert]

Date: February 1, 1937
Creator: Texas. Dept. of Transportation.
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: Texas Department of Transportation
[U.S. Highway 79 Rip Rap to prevent ditch erosion]

[U.S. Highway 79 Rip Rap to prevent ditch erosion]

Date: February 1, 1937
Creator: Texas. Dept. of Transportation.
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: Texas Department of Transportation