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[U.S. Highway 79 Rip Rap to prevent ditch erosion]
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth238855/
[U.S. Highway 79 Salt Stabilized Gravel]
Photograph of car traveling at 65 miles per hour on salt treated section of U.S. Highway 79 in Thrall. Limits: from Taylor to Milam County line. Visible are two water towers, a windmill, several buildings and a corn field. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth238854/
[U.S. Highway 79 Salt-stabilized gravel]
Photograph of U.S. Highway 79. Fountain pen pressed into salt-stabilized gravel to show close-up of surface. From Taylor to Milam County line. Utility pole and clouds in the distance. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth238849/
[U.S. Highway 79 Car traveling on untreated gravel]
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth238851/
[U.S. Highway 79 Drop outlet culvert]
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth238852/
[U.S. Highway 79 Salt-stabilized gravel application]
Photograph of U.S. Highway 79. Hand-distributing salt for salt-stabilized gravel east of Taylor. Shows two men in hats and overalls. They are standing in the back of a truck. You can see the cloud of salt flying in the air as well as utility poles and a distant building. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth238853/
[U.S. Highway 79 Salt-stabilized gravel treatment]
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth238850/
[U.S. Highway 79 Salt-stabiliztion treatment]
Photograph of U.S. Highway 79. Salt-stabilization treatment from Taylor to the Milam County line. Summer 1936. Utility poles, car, corn field. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth238846/
[U.S. Highway 79 Salt strabilization treatment]
Photograph of U.S. Highway 79 Salt-stabilization treatment from Taylor to Milam County line. Summer 1936. Mailbox in right-of-way and culvert at driveway. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth238848/
[U.S. Highway 79 Special drop outlet culvert]
Photograph of U.S. Highway 79. Special drop outlet culvert between Taylor and Milam County. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth238847/
[Berry Creek Bridge on U.S. Highway 81]
Photograph of damage to Berry Creek Bridge on U.S. Highway 81 showing crumpling of truss. Detail of the upper half of the truss. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth167277/
[Berry Creek Bridge on U.S. Highway 81]
Photograph of damage to Berry Creek Bridge on U.S. Highway 81 showing a detail of the crumpled truss included sheered and twisted metal and breaks in the structure. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth167282/
[North San Gabriel River Bridge on U.S. Highway 81]
Photograph of Federal Aid Project 260 (2) Job 16 on U.S. Highway 81 also known as Highway 2 (old designation). Demolition stage shows the old North San Gabriel River bridge removed and a shovel in the riverbed with the dome of Williamson County Courthouse in the distance. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth167393/
[North San Gabriel River Bridge on U.S. Highway 81]
Photograph of Federal Aid Project 260 (2) Job 16 on U.S. Highway 81 also known as Highway 2 (old designation). Demolition stage shows truss being lowered to the ground, old North San Gabriel River bridge. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth167465/
[North San Gabriel River Bridge on U.S. Highway 81]
Photograph of Federal Aid Project 260 (2) Job 16 on U.S. Highway 81 also known as Highway 2 (old designation). Demolition showing tower derrick set up to remove trusses and to set new structural steel, North San Gabriel River bridge. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth167462/
[North San Gabriel River Bridge on U.S. Highway 81]
Photograph of Federal Aid Project 260 (2) Job 16 on U.S. Highway 81 also known as Highway 2 (old designation). Demolition stage shows dismantling trusses, North San Gabriel River bridge. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth167461/
[North San Gabriel River Bridge on U.S. Highway 81]
Photograph of Federal Aid Project 260 (2) Job 16 on U.S. Highway 81 also known as Highway 2 (old designation). Demolition stage shows truss on the ground, old North San Gabriel River bridge. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth167466/
[North San Gabriel River Bridge on U.S. Highway 81]
Photograph of Federal Aid Project 260 (2) Job 16 on U.S. Highway 81 also known as Highway 2 (old designation). Demolition stage shows truss lowered to ground, old North San Gabriel River bridge. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth167463/
[North San Gabriel River Bridge on U.S. Highway 81]
Photograph of Federal Aid Project 260 (2) Job 16. Old North San Gabriel River bridge from top of guy derrick over stripped trusses. On U.S. Highway 81 also known as Highway 2 (old designation) texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth167385/
[North San Gabriel River Bridge on U.S. Highway 81]
Photograph of Federal Aid Project 260 (2) Job 16. View from top of guy derrick of embankment construction between old and detour bridges over the North San Gabriel River. On U.S. Highway 81 also known as Highway 2 (old designation) texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth167387/
[North San Gabriel River Bridge on U.S. Highway 81]
Photograph of Federal Aid Project 260 (2) Job 16. Old North San Gabriel River bridge with guy derrick in place for removing trusses. Detour bridge is also visible in the background on U.S. Highway 81 also known as Highway 2 (old designation) texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth167253/
[North San Gabriel River Bridge on U.S. Highway 81]
Photograph of Federal Aid Project 260 (2) Job 16. Old North San Gabriel River bridge with guy derrick in place for removing trusses. On U.S. Highway 81 also known as Highway 2 (old designation) texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth167384/
[North San Gabriel River Bridge on U.S. Highway 81]
Photograph of Federal Aid Project 260 (2) Job 16. Removing concrete floor from old North San Gabriel River bridge on U.S. Highway 81 also known as Highway 2 (old designation). Shows men and equipment on the bridge deck. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth167383/
[North San Gabriel River Bridge on U.S. Highway 81]
Photograph of Photograph of FAP 260 (2) Job 16. View southward to the old North San Gabriel River Bridge on U.S. Highway 81 also known as Highway 2 (old designation). Shows partial view of Conoco gas station on the right and very distant Williamson County courthouse dome. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth167375/
[North San Gabriel River Bridge on U.S. Highway 81]
Photograph of Photograph of FAP 260 (2) Job 16. The old North San Gabriel River on U.S. Highway 81 also known as Highway 2 (old designation). Shows asphalt surface, pedestrian sidewalk and trucks on the bridge. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth167372/
[North San Gabriel River Bridge on U.S. Highway 81]
Photograph of Photograph of Federal Aid Project 260 (2) Job 16. The old North San Gabriel River on U.S. Highway 81 also known as Highway 2 (old designation). Shows oblique view of bridge and trees and brushy growth in the river bed. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth167373/
[Erosion at Berry Creek Bridge]
Photograph of IH 35 access road in Williamson County. Damage to riprap at Berry & Dry Berry Creek bridges by flood on May 16, 1965. Taken May 19, 1965. Looking west showing erosion of base and pavement at north end. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth167413/
[I.G.N. Overpass at Round Rock]
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth167468/
[I.G.N. Overpass at Round Rock]
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth167470/
[Interstate 35 in the Vicinity of Round Rock]
Photograph looking east along U.S. Highway 79 from Interstate 35 grade separation. Shows divided highway with distant church on the left. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth167460/
[North San Gabriel River Bridge on U.S. Highway 81]
Photograph of Photograph of Federal Aid Project 260 (2) Job 16 on U.S. Highway 81 also known as Highway 2 (old designation). Demolition stage shows lowering truss of the old North San Gabriel River bridge. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth167392/
[North San Gabriel River Bridge on U.S. Highway 81]
Photograph of Photograph of Federal Aid Project 260 (2) Job 16 on U.S. Highway 81 also known as Highway 2 (old designation). Demolition stage shows lowering truss of the old North San Gabriel River bridge. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth167391/
[North San Gabriel River Bridge on U.S. Highway 81]
Photograph of Federal Aid Project 260 (2) Job 16 on U.S. Highway 81 also known as Highway 2 (old designation). Construction stage shows placing forms for concrete bent number 2, North San Gabriel River bridge. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth167397/
[North San Gabriel River Bridge on U.S. Highway 81]
Photograph of Federal Aid Project 260 (2) Job 16 on U.S. Highway 81 also known as Highway 2 (old designation). Demolition stage shows preparing to move North truss from the old North San Gabriel River bridge. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth167390/
[North San Gabriel River Bridge on U.S. Highway 81]
Photograph of Federal Aid Project 260 (2) Job 16 on U.S. Highway 81 also known as Highway 2 (old designation). Construction stage shows excavation for footing of pier number 2, North San Gabriel River bridge. Lower half of a men win overalls and work gloves can be seen next to tubes. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth167398/
[North San Gabriel River Bridge on U.S. Highway 81]
Photograph of Federal Aid Project 260 (2) Job 16 on U.S. Highway 81 also known as Highway 2 (old designation). Construction stage shows placing concrete bent number 2, North San Gabriel River bridge. Men are working on scaffolding for the bent and there is a partial view of a shovel. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth167394/
[North San Gabriel River Bridge on U.S. Highway 81]
Photograph of Federal Aid Project 260 (2) Job 16 on U.S. Highway 81 also known as Highway 2 (old designation). Construction stage shows excavation for footing east let of pier number 2, North San Gabriel River bridge. Shovel, pick axe and bucket can be seen. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth167399/
[North San Gabriel River Bridge on U.S. Highway 81]
Photograph of Federal Aid Project 260 (2) Job 16 on U.S. Highway 81 also known as Highway 2 (old designation). Construction stage shows placing forms for concrete bent number 2, North San Gabriel River bridge. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth167396/
[U.S,. Highway 81 in Williamson County]
Photograph of U.S. Highway 81 roadside development "after" pictures between Round Rock and Georgetown. Shows trees that may have been planted in the right-of-way. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth167363/
[U.S. Highway 81 in Williamson County]
Photograph of U.S. Highway 81 roadside development "after" pictures between Round Rock and Georgetown. Shows Brushy Creek bridge, guardrails, and a water tower in the distance. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth167361/
[U.S,. Highway 81 in Williamson County]
Photograph of U.S. Highway 81 in Williamson County. Barricades and Detour Signs Federal Aid Project 140-C Reop. U.II. Also known as Highway 2 (old designation) House, shed and windmill in the background. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth167455/
[U.S,. Highway 81 in Williamson County]
Photograph of U.S. Highway 81 in Williamson County. Barricades and Detour Signs Federal Aid Project 140-C Reop. U.II. Also known as Highway 2 (old designation) Home and shed in the background. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth167452/
[U.S,. Highway 81 in Williamson County]
Photograph of U.S. Highway 81 in Williamson County. Barricades and Detour Signs Federal Aid Project 140-C Reop. U.II. Also known as Highway 2 (old designation). Cars and fences. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth167451/
[U.S,. Highway 81 in Williamson County]
Photograph of U.S. Highway 81 in Williamson County. Barricades and Detour Signs Federal Aid Project 140-C Reop. U.II. Also known as Highway 2 (old designation). Shows fence barricading highway. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth167457/
[U.S,. Highway 81 in Williamson County]
Photograph of U.S. Highway 81 in Williamson County. Detours and barricades as part of Federal Aid Project 140-C. Also known as Highway 2 (old designation) Closed truss bridge. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth167458/
[U.S,. Highway 81 in Williamson County]
Photograph of Photograph of U.S. Highway 81 in Williamson County. Detours and barricades as part of Federal Aid Project 140-C. Also known as Highway 2 (old designation) Closed truss bridge. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth167459/
[U.S,. Highway 81 in Williamson County]
Photograph of U.S. Highway 81 in Williamson County. Barricades and Detour Signs Federal Aid Project 140-C Reop. U.II. Also known as Highway 2 (old designation). Shows mailbox. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth167456/
[U.S,. Highway 81 in Williamson County]
Photograph of U.S. Highway 81 in Williamson County. Barricades and Detour Signs Federal Aid Project 140-C Reop. U.II. Also known as Highway 2 (old designation) texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth167453/
[U.S. Highway 79 in Taylor]
Photograph of Federal Aid Project 279-C (1) and/or FAGM 279-B (1) on U.S. Highway 79 in Taylor. Street scene with new Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad underpass, ladder, sidewalks, and utility poles. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth167264/
[U.S. Highway 79 in Taylor]
Photograph of Federal Aid Project 279-C (1) and/or FAGM 279-B (1) on U.S. Highway 79 in Taylor. Street scene looking back to town past the cemetery entrance shows homes, Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad underpass and church spires in the distance. Possibly paving the highway near the underpass. Man in hat and necktie walking beside the highway. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth167269/
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