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Street Railroad Downtown

Description: A crowd of people in downtown Austin. Caption on photo reads, "Loading the Plain Line Street Cars at Sixth and Congress, Austin, Texas, 1:40p.m., February 7, 1940 for their last run. Being replaced by new buses on the left."
Date: February 7, 1940
Creator: Ellison Photo Service
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Downtown Austin

Description: Photograph of downtown Austin with Capitol under construction. Caption reads, "Birdseye view of Austin, Texas taken from School for Deaf showing the Capitol Bldg under construction. Note that west wing of main bldg of University was only partly built at that time."
Date: 1882/1888
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Union Depot

Description: This is a photograph from the book - "Austin, Texas, illustrated: Famous Capital City of the Lone Star State" published in 1900 that shows Union Depot on Congress Avenue in Austin, Texas. Trains and passengers in view. Property of International & Great Northern Railroad.
Date: 1900~
Creator: Jordan-Ellison
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Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Texas State Capitol

Description: View of the north side of the Texas State Capitol grounds from 17th St. Roads are unpaved and there is a group of girls under trees and a woman with a horse in the foreground.
Date: 1892
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

July 4th parade

Description: The Hibernian Association made up of male musicians and a group of women in the same white dress parade up Congress Avenue towards the ice cream garden of Messrs. Rosenfield and Co. Other citizens watch from the sides while traffic of horses and buggies wait in the background.
Date: July 4, 1874
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Congress Avenue Bridge

Description: Congress Avenue bridge looking northwest towards downtown from the southeast corner. Skeleton of the Scarbrough Building under construction is in view.
Date: 1910
Creator: Ellison Photo Co.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library