[U.S. Highway 79 Salt Stabilized Gravel]

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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.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 9.5 x 13 cm

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Texas. Department of Transportation. February 1, 1937.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Are We There Yet? Transportation in Central Texas and was provided by Texas Department of Transportation to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 37 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Description

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.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 9.5 x 13 cm

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Are We There Yet? Transportation in Central Texas

The Taylor Public Library, the Williamson Museum and the TxDOT Travel Information Division Photo Library partnered to create a collaborative project consisting of historic photographs and two-dimensional items representing the history and development of transportation and the travel industry. Included in the collection, but not limited to are: railroads, vehicles, roads and road construction in the Central Texas area.

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  • February 1, 1937

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  • July 27, 2012, 9:48 a.m.

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  • Dec. 17, 2015, 11:49 a.m.

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Texas. Department of Transportation. [U.S. Highway 79 Salt Stabilized Gravel], photograph, February 1, 1937; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth238854/: accessed July 28, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas Department of Transportation.