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  Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
Railroad Commission

Railroad Commission

Date: September 16, 1942
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Description: Three men in suits seated at a table.
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
[Railroad near Burnet]

[Railroad near Burnet]

Date: 1882
Creator: Hill, S. B.
Description: Photograph of an Austin and Northwest Railroad train moving through the countryside. Several people are visible on the rear cart of the train, looking at the camera. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph reads, "Excursion on A&NW RR narrow engine about 1882 near Burnet. W.J.L. Sullivan -- Texas Ranger in for ground with work. Slaughter Gap near Fairland and Marble Falls."
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Railroad near Kingsland]

[Railroad near Kingsland]

Date: 1882
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a train on the Austin and Northwest Railroad line on a hillside, taken from a treeline above. People are visible at the front, back, and windows of the train, and two buildings are in the distance below. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph reads, "Near Granite Mountain [illegible] Burnet and Marble Falls, about 1882 near Kingsland. A&NW RR."
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Railroad near Llano]

[Railroad near Llano]

Date: [1864..1881]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a crowd of people and horse-drawn carriages gathered around a train on a railroad in a forest. A note on back reads "Mr. Will Todman from England, Time Keeper for Quarries at Llano, Texas. Quarrying granite for consturction of the State Capitol at Austin. 50,000 tones narrow [illegible] R.R. A. & N.W. Near Llano -- before R.R. was finished to an Austin Band was was hired to play -- Group Moore F. [illegible], (Major Ramsdell)."
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Railroad tracks near Austin]

[Railroad tracks near Austin]

Date: July 22, 1966
Creator: City of Austin
Description: Photograph of International and Great Northern railroad tracks outside of Austin. On the tracks in the distance can be seen the switch, and in the far distance, the city watertower is visible. Telephone poles and brush are dominant, though some houses and fences indicating residences are visible.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
Ralph Beaton

Ralph Beaton

Date: November 2, 1949
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Description: man outside Mobil gas station
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
Ralph Beaton

Ralph Beaton

Date: November 2, 1949
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Description: Photograph of man in uniform and two other men standing on the northwest corner of the intersection of Congress Avenue and 1st Street in Austin, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Ralph Dorsett Baby]

[Ralph Dorsett Baby]

Date: April 22, 1941
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Description: Photograph of a baby lying in a crib under a blanket. The photographer wrote "Ralph Dorsett Baby" on the envelope of the negative.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
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