[Old Val Verde County Jail - b - 209 Losoya]

One of 121 photographs in the series: Historical Resources Survey of Del Rio, Texas available on this site.

Description

Photograph of a rock two story building with two entrances on either side of the building and a recessed back portion of the building with two sets of windows on the second story and one small window on the first story. A large tree with a trunk painted white is on either corner of the building, and some orange construction barricades are placed along the recessed building section. A stop sign on the opposite street corner is visible in the foreground.

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1 photograph : col. ; 9 x 9 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1976.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2007 and was provided by Val Verde County Historical Commission to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 124 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Val Verde County Historical Commission

Materials from the Val Verde County Historical Commission include images during the Historical Resources Survey of Del Rio in 1976, featuring local area homes, businesses, and churches.

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Photograph of a rock two story building with two entrances on either side of the building and a recessed back portion of the building with two sets of windows on the second story and one small window on the first story. A large tree with a trunk painted white is on either corner of the building, and some orange construction barricades are placed along the recessed building section. A stop sign on the opposite street corner is visible in the foreground.

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1 photograph : col. ; 9 x 9 cm.

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Built in 1887 by John Taini at the same time as the County Courthouse in the same rock. Originally used as a jail, being used as tax office in 1976.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2007

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  • 1976

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  • April 2, 2007, 12:48 p.m.

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  • Dec. 9, 2016, 2:56 p.m.

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  • 29.359751, -100.896448

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[Old Val Verde County Jail - b - 209 Losoya], photograph, 1976; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth24789/: accessed December 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Val Verde County Historical Commission.