Main Street, Elevated View, Richardson, Texas

Description

Elevated view of Main Street (Belt Line) from a water tower, looking southwest. The main commercial block has brick and wooden buildings, most with awnings, many with false fronts. Four cross streets are visible; Main Street curves off just at the right edge of the photograph. The railroad, with crossings signs, is in the horizontal center of the picture. Also visible are residences, a long storage/warehouse railroad structure to the left of Main Street and the Train Station to the right of Main Street. Automobiles are parked on the commercial block and are visible on Main Street. Plowed/cultivated fields and ...

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Creator: Unknown. 1927.

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

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Richardson Public Library

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Elevated view of Main Street (Belt Line) from a water tower, looking southwest. The main commercial block has brick and wooden buildings, most with awnings, many with false fronts. Four cross streets are visible; Main Street curves off just at the right edge of the photograph. The railroad, with crossings signs, is in the horizontal center of the picture. Also visible are residences, a long storage/warehouse railroad structure to the left of Main Street and the Train Station to the right of Main Street. Automobiles are parked on the commercial block and are visible on Main Street.
Plowed/cultivated fields and a few buildings are visible on the horizon.

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Written on front: Richardson, Tex. from Water Tower
1927 COMPLIMENTS OF ECHOLS FARM STORE
Written on back: Richardson facing West on Beltline about McKinney

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  • Accession or Local Control No: RPLv003g
  • Accession or Local Control No: Folder V 3g
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth3072

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Texas History Collection

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  • 1927

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  • May 10, 2005, 1:58 p.m.

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  • Feb. 18, 2009, 2:29 p.m.

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Main Street, Elevated View, Richardson, Texas, photograph, 1927; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3072/: accessed July 30, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Richardson Public Library.