[Wooden Bridge leading to Old Town Round Rock]

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Photograph of the wooden bridge leading into "Old Town" Round Rock around the turn of the century. This was also the Chisholm Trail, and Sam Bass rode over this bridge after an attempted bank robbery. The house on the left is known as the Jessie Sansom home. The building on the right was the church. The two-story home in the background was the Ledbetter home. The store past the church was the Mays and Black store. The bridge was dismantled during World War II and the metal supports were used during the scrap metal drives.

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1 photograph: b&w, 6 x 7 in.

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Creator: Unknown. 189u.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Are We There Yet? Transportation in Central Texas and was provided by The Williamson Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 145 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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The Williamson Museum

The Williamson Museum contributes over one hundred photographs and contributes to the Are We There Yet? Transportation in Central Texas collection. Ranging from the 1860s to the 1970s, the photos depict historical transportation methods used in Texas.

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Photograph of the wooden bridge leading into "Old Town" Round Rock around the turn of the century. This was also the Chisholm Trail, and Sam Bass rode over this bridge after an attempted bank robbery. The house on the left is known as the Jessie Sansom home. The building on the right was the church. The two-story home in the background was the Ledbetter home. The store past the church was the Mays and Black store. The bridge was dismantled during World War II and the metal supports were used during the scrap metal drives.

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1 photograph: b&w, 6 x 7 in.

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Are We There Yet? Transportation in Central Texas

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  • 189u

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  • April 9, 2014, 2:59 p.m.

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  • Aug. 18, 2014, 5:25 p.m.

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[Wooden Bridge leading to Old Town Round Rock], photograph, 189u; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth402886/: accessed August 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Williamson Museum.