Polk Street Bridge, Richardson, Texas

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Polk Street, looking east from the bridge over the Floyd Branch of Cottonwood Creek, just east of the intersection with Sherman Street. To the back, on the right/south side of Polk Street, is the North Texas Lumber Co. building, Central St., then the Houston & Texas Central Railroad. A Southern Pacific boxcar is on the railroad, with an open, flatbed truck in front of it. A truck is partially visible on Central Street. Polk Street is blacktop with grass growing up to the street.

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Creator: Unknown. Creation Date: Unknown.

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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 116 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Polk Street, looking east from the bridge over the Floyd Branch of Cottonwood Creek, just east of the intersection with Sherman Street. To the back, on the right/south side of Polk Street, is the North Texas Lumber Co. building, Central St., then the Houston & Texas Central Railroad. A Southern Pacific boxcar is on the railroad, with an open, flatbed truck in front of it. A truck is partially visible on Central Street. Polk Street is blacktop with grass growing up to the street.

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Written on back: Polk St.
Aug. 1959

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  • Accession or Local Control No: RPLv007d
  • Accession or Local Control No: Folder V 7d
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth3056

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Texas History Collection

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  • May 10, 2005, 3:52 p.m.

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  • March 2, 2007, 2:13 p.m.

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Polk Street Bridge, Richardson, Texas, photograph, Date Unknown; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3056/: accessed April 21, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Richardson Public Library.