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[Construction of the water tower on the Southern Pacific Railway Line]

Description: Photographic of the construction of the water tower on the Southern Pacific Railway Line in Richmond. Back of photograph copy reads: Man in black suit (at bottom of platform) probably J. J. Adams. Three men are visible on top of the water tower. One man is on the ladder leading to top. Two men are on platform at base of water holding structure. Two men on ground-level platform (J. J. Adams). Stacks of lumber in far right, corner. Photograph is mounted on a gray cardboard matte. Back of photo in ink: Guess who this is 1907 - 2/8.
Date: February 8, 1907
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Ferry Boat Rosenberg, Texas]

Description: Postcard image of "Ferry Boat Rosenberg, Texas", crossing the Brazos River. Three men are on ferry along with three cows and a cart. One man is standing on the cart holding the reins attached to the cows. On the bottom of the postcard is written: "Dear sir; - Here is a souvenir of Rosenberg. Does it look good to you? I will send your one of Main st. some of these days. Ha-ha. Effie" Addressed to Miss Dora Alley, Oxford, Kansas
Date: February 8, 1907
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Sugar Land sugar mill and railroad lines.]

Description: Photographic postcard of Sugar Land, TX, showing sugar mill and railroad lines. Message on back reads "Three hours till train time". Post marked Sugar Land Feb. 6, 1909. Engine to far left has three men standing in front of it, one to the right of it, and two men on the top of it. The engineer has his upper body out of the window. Box cars (empty) on far right. Horse and cart (horse eating grass) between tracks on right and left.
Date: February 6, 1909
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

["Sally Ruth Preddy, Rural Route A, Lubbock, Texas"]

Description: Photograph of "Sally Ruth Preddy, Rural Route A, Lubbock, Texas, 2/18/1928." Preddy is sitting on a pile of rocks holding a hat decorated with pompoms. Included with Phillippi photographs--may have been sent to a family member as a token of friendship. Trees in background. A bench in front of a tree to the right. Back and bottom front of photograph identifies Preddy in ink.
Date: February 18, 1928
Partner: Fort Bend Museum