[Brick Plant]

[Brick Plant]

Date: September 17, 1988
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Description: Copy negative of a brick plant of New Birmingham. A tramway is visible, leading from the pit to the plant. This was used by cars to carry clay to the plant. Mules line up at the tramway. A brick drying shed is in the upper left of the photo.
Contributing Partner: Cherokee County Historical Commission
Expensive Homes on Leggett Drive

Expensive Homes on Leggett Drive

Date: 1958
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of what appears to be a split level brick house on Leggett Drive. There are different types of shrubs around the house and a few different trees in the yard.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Building of Westwood Theater

Building of Westwood Theater

Date: 1960
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the construction of the Westwood Theater located on North 1st Street. There are tall columns and brick walls around the foundation of the theater. Cement blocks and piles of wood can be seen in the foreground. Two men can be seen working in the background on the right.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
[Brick Plant at New Birmingham]

[Brick Plant at New Birmingham]

Date: September 17, 1988
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Description: Copy negative of a brick production plant of New Birmingham. There are bricks on the floor, and hand-pushed cars on the left line up to take bricks to the kiln.
Contributing Partner: Cherokee County Historical Commission
[Brick Plant at New Birmingham]

[Brick Plant at New Birmingham]

Date: September 17, 1988
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Description: Copy negative of a brick plant of New Birmingham. Kilns for curing bricks were produced inside the plant.
Contributing Partner: Cherokee County Historical Commission
Lone Star Cement Workers at Cooper High

Lone Star Cement Workers at Cooper High

Date: 1955
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Lone Star Cement workers at the construction site of Cooper High School in Abilene. The men are laying bricks for the outside wall of the building.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Building Rubble after Explosion

Building Rubble after Explosion

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of a building that remains in rubble after an explosion. The brick wall has been blown through leaving a large pile of bricks. The ceiling is falling down in one area and wall panels have been moved out of place.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Building Rubble after Explosion

Building Rubble after Explosion

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of a building that remains in rubble after an explosion. The roof has collapsed and the brick wall has been blown through. Piles of cinder blocks and other materials lie on top of each other.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Building Rubble after Explosion

Building Rubble after Explosion

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of a building that remains in rubble after an explosion. A truck is in a garage and the brick wall next to it has been blown through by the explosion. Sunlight is pouring into the image. Planks of wood have fallen on the truck.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Building Rubble after Explosion

Building Rubble after Explosion

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of an aerial view of an explosion near railroad tracks. At the left of the image is the damaged building. It has a collapsed roof and piles of debris. Next to the building is a set of railroad tracks with train cars on it. Piles of material lie between the two tracks and groups of people have gathered to view the rubble. There are buildings in the background and an unknown factory.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
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