Polk Street at North Central Expressway, Richardson, Texas

Description

Polk Street, looking west, toward North Central Expressway, which is elevated. Polk Street terminates at the northbound access road of the Expressway. The center and right side of the picture show the grassy area between Polk Street and the Floyd Branch of Cottonwood Creek. A concrete culvert is to the right of Polk Street, but the area over it is not paved. Two cars are stopped at the intersection, and the tops of two cars can be seen on the expressway. There are trees and utility poles and lines. On the right/north side of the photograph, behind/west of the expressway, ...

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Creator: Unknown. August 1959.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Texas History Collection and was provided by Richardson Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 134 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Description

Polk Street, looking west, toward North Central Expressway, which is elevated. Polk Street terminates at the northbound access road of the Expressway. The center and right side of the picture show the grassy area between Polk Street and the Floyd Branch of Cottonwood Creek. A concrete culvert is to the right of Polk Street, but the area over it is not paved. Two cars are stopped at the intersection, and the tops of two cars can be seen on the expressway. There are trees and utility poles and lines. On the right/north side of the photograph, behind/west of the expressway, is a water tower.

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Written on back:
Polk St looking west @ Central Expressway
Aug. 1959

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  • Accession or Local Control No: RPLv007g
  • Accession or Local Control No: Folder V 7g
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth3053

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Texas History Collection

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  • August 1959

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  • May 10, 2005, 3:58 p.m.

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  • Feb. 28, 2007, 3:14 p.m.

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Polk Street at North Central Expressway, Richardson, Texas, photograph, August 1959; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3053/: accessed August 28, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Richardson Public Library.