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  Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
 Decade: 1890-1899
 Collection: Austin History Center General Collection Photographs
[Austin White Lime Company]

[Austin White Lime Company]

Date: 1890
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the exterior of Austin White Lime Company. There is a man walking in front of the building and there are lime kilns in the background.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
Brick laying crew, West Sixth Street, looking West

Brick laying crew, West Sixth Street, looking West

Date: 1890..1899
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the railroad crew laying bricks around rail lines on West 6th street looking west. Trolly and telegraph wires cross heavily overhead. A large sign on a building behind the crew reads "Phoenix Saloon / Ice Cold Lager Beer / Wines Liquor." A penciled caption in the lower left reads "Some Texas / sunshine."
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East track concreted

East track concreted

Date: [1890..1899]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the concrete team working on the east railroad track on Congress Avenue, looking toward the Capitol. The crews are working hard in the background while horses and carts line up to visit the clothing and shoe shops that line the road. Signs are visible for Carl Mayer Jeweler, Wright & Robinson, Mens Outfitters, Emil Risse art photographer, a commercial college and a laundry. A trolley car is visible in the distance.
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[Impact at uknown game at Clark Field]

[Impact at uknown game at Clark Field]

Date: [1890..1919]
Creator: Hart, James H.
Description: Photograph of low angle shot of an impact at an uknown game at Clark Field. The weather is sunny and cloudless. Even at this close range, it is difficult to determine which players belong to which team. At this time players did not wear helmets or protective padding. Their uniforms consisted of opposing colors and did not contain team names, logos, player names, or numbers. The University of Texas began its football program in 1893 managed by Albert Lefevra, playing two games in the fall and two in the spring. The following year, the team hired its first official head coach, R.D. Wentworth.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Kickoff of unkown game at Clark Field]

[Kickoff of unkown game at Clark Field]

Date: [1890..1919]
Creator: Hart, James H.
Description: Photograph of kickoff of an unknown football game at Clark Field. The weather is sunny and cloudless, and a crowd watches while standing across the field. The University of Texas began its football program in 1893 managed by Albert Lefevra, playing two games in the fall and two in the spring. The following year, the team hired its first official head coach, R.D. Wentworth.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
Rail crew on East Sixth Street looking West

Rail crew on East Sixth Street looking West

Date: [1890..1899]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of African-American workers laying down rail line on one side of East 6th Street. Pedestrians look on from beneath the shop awnings. Shop signs for a candy store, millinery and a druggist are visible.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Railroad crew digging]

[Railroad crew digging]

Date: [1890..1899]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a crew of African-Americans digging a ditch where the second railroad line will lie. They use shovels and pickaxes in front of a row of shops including C.B. Moreland Wall Paper store and the Postal Telegraph service.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Railroad crew working on second track]

[Railroad crew working on second track]

Date: [1890..1899]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of an African-American railroad crew working on a second rail road line in front of a row of hardware and home goods shops. The trenches have been dug and the brick stripped out from the roads where the rail lines will lie.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Santa Monica Springs of the Colorado River]

[Santa Monica Springs of the Colorado River]

Date: 1890
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of people sitting around and wading in Santa Monica Springs of the Colorado River in 1890.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Smelting crew joining rail ties]

[Smelting crew joining rail ties]

Date: [1890..1899]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the smelting crew pouring white hot liquid metal over rails as they install a railroad line in the street. Two men grip the bucket handles and tilt them and the bucket so that a third man can push the molten metal out, joining the rails together. The heads and faces of the men are not visible.
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