Main Street at US Highway 75, Richardson, Texas

Description

Looking north west, the intersection of Main Street / Belt Line Rd. and the east-side frontage road of U. S. Highway 75 (Northbound). A pile of dirt/rocks is on the left foreground; center front is an eroded ditch that is covered by a concrete culvert at Main Street. Two cars are visible on Main Street, and 2 more are parked north of Main Street, on the right side of the photograph. Multiple real estate/housing development signs are on the intersection corners. Buildings are visible in the right background, through leafless trees and shrubs. Signs: Carter Built Homes - AZALEA PARK ...

Creation Information

Martin, Jerry 1958.

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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 775 times , with 6 in the last month . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Description

Looking north west, the intersection of Main Street / Belt Line Rd. and the east-side frontage road of U. S. Highway 75 (Northbound).
A pile of dirt/rocks is on the left foreground; center front is an eroded ditch that is covered by a concrete culvert at Main Street. Two cars are visible on Main Street, and 2 more are parked north of Main Street, on the right side of the photograph. Multiple real estate/housing development signs are on the intersection corners. Buildings are visible in the right background, through leafless trees and shrubs.
Signs: Carter Built Homes - AZALEA PARK - Carter Const Co
TEX-ANN
Lutheran Church
...ier Homes - Mimosa & Cypress Drive ..5-2527
FINESSE HOMES

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Written on back: East Frontage Rd. U. S. 75 at Belt Line / Main
ca. 1958
Photo by: Jerry Martin

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  • Accession or Local Control No: RPLv003i
  • Accession or Local Control No: Folder V 3i
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth3070

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Texas History Collection

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  • 1958

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  • May 10, 2005, 1:59 p.m.

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  • Feb. 18, 2009, 2:21 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Martin, Jerry. Main Street at US Highway 75, Richardson, Texas, photograph, 1958; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3070/: accessed December 4, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Richardson Public Library.