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  Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
 Decade: 1870-1879
 Year: 1871
 Collection: Austin History Center General Collection Photographs
[Train on Waller Creek Bridge]

[Train on Waller Creek Bridge]

Date: December 25, 1871
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the front view of a steam train paused on the Waller Creek bridge in Austin. Buildings can be seen on both the right and left hand side of the bridge. There are passengers visible on the platform to the left of the train. On the back of the photograph there is a note that reads "With a little steam left this forerunner of a soon-to-be speeding civilization has stopped on the little Waller Creek bridge in Austin to let the passengers from Houston and other points out a the Depot House, Christmas day, 1871." Also on the back there is a note that reads "504 E 5th(?) Houston & Texas Central."
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[View of Austin, 1871]

[View of Austin, 1871]

Date: 1871
Creator: H.B. Hillyer
Description: Photograph of Austin in 1871.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
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