[Plat of Merkel, Texas]

[Plat of Merkel, Texas]

Date: April 13, 1931
Creator: West Texas Utilities Company. Engineering Department.
Description: Plat of a portion of the town of Merkel, Texas. According to the note in the lower-right corner: "Sketch showing the location of division lines on the town plat of Merkel. Index numbers and primary lines are shown here also." Additions are outlined and labeled in red. Scale 1:9,600
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Merkel

Merkel

Date: May 16, 1931
Creator: Hobbs, Oscar Knox
Description: Plat of the town of Merkel, Texas which appears to have been part of a survey for the Texas & Pacific Railway Company. The various blocks of the town are divided to show the property lines. A legal statement at the top of the page asserts that the map is an accurate representation of the town and is signed by the land commissioner for the railway company. An inset in the upper-left corner shows the Grimes County School land. The map appears to have been sketched on a page from a ledger. Scale 1:3,600 (This map, Scale 1"=300', Drawn on Record 1"=200')
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Merkel.

Merkel.

Date: May 16, 1931
Creator: Hobbs, Oscar Knox
Description: Plat of the town of Merkel, Texas which appears to have been part of a survey for the Texas & Pacific Railway Company. The various blocks of the town are divided to show the property lines. A legal statement at the top of the page asserts that the map is an accurate representation of the town and is signed by the land commissioner for the railway company. An inset in the upper-left corner shows the Grimes County School land. Scale 1:3,600
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Wedding Portrait

Wedding Portrait

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of a wedding portrait. The groom is shown seated. There is a decorative matte around the photograph.
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Portrait of Man

Portrait of Man

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy photograph of a portrait of Alfred Ely. He is wearing a suit and bow tie. He is sitting in a wicker chair and his hat is on the armrest.
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Substation

Substation

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of electric substation in Merkel, Texas. In the picture there are power lines coming towards the electric substation. There are a series of power generators in the substation and a small shack next to it. In the background there is a house as well as some vegetation.
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Portrait of Woman

Portrait of Woman

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of a portrait of Mrs. M. A. Burroughs wearing dark clothing and glasses, taken by Casey photography.
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Portrait of Woman

Portrait of Woman

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of a portrait of Sallie Boyce in Merkel, Texas in 1890.
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Small City Street

Small City Street

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of N. Front Street in Merkel, Texas in 1911. There is a row of stores on the left, including City Drug Store, a pool hall, and Palace Cafe, with horses and buggies in front of the stores.
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WTU Office Building

WTU Office Building

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of West Texas Utilities office in Merkel, Texas. The picture shows a building with a sign hanging down from the roof that reads "West Texas Utilities CO." There are advertisements seen from the left window of the offices. Also there is what appears to be a barber shop next door to the utilities office.
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