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Texas and Pacific Railway Terminal

Description: Photograph of the Texas and Pacific Terminal at Main and Front Streets in Fort Worth, Texas taken from a postcard. It opened on Dec 16, 1889. The red brick building with a fountain in a foreground was designed by architect O.H. Lang. It served Fort Worth until 1931, when a new larger terminal opened.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Henry Cook at Payne Place

Description: Photograph of Henry Cook, who was in charge of the Matador Land and Cattle Company line camp at Payne Place. He is sitting on a horse. There is a barn and corral in the background.
Date: 1914
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Group of Men]

Description: Photographic portrait of ten pioneer men. They all wear suits and hats. Most of them have mustaches.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Midland in 1884]

Description: Photograph of a street scene in 1884 Midland, Texas. There are men on horse-drawn wagons in the photograph as well as multiple store fronts on the right.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Billiard Hall & Judge Roy Bean]

Description: Photograph of Judge Roy Bean in front of the Jersey Lilly and Billiard Hall. The text, "Judge Roy Bean Notary Public, Justice of the Peace, Law west of the Pecos", is posted on the building.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[First Methodist Church]

Description: Photograph of the First Methodist Church in Marlin, Texas. There are two dirt roads in front of the church. The photograph was taken in the early 1900s.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Residence of Dr. J.W. Torbett]

Description: Photograph of the residence of Dr. J.W. Torbett. There is a vehicle parked on the side of the home. There are young trees planted in front of the home. The Torbett Sanatorium in Marlin was named after the Torbett family.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[First State Bank]

Description: Photograph of the First State Bank. There is a group of men standing in front of the bank.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Cowboys at the Bar S Ranch

Description: Photograph of cowboys dancing to a fiddle at the Bar S Ranch which was located in Reagan and Irion Counties out in west Texas. A wagon and building stand in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Grunewald Pavilion on Samuels Avenue]

Description: Photograph of the Grunewalk Pavilion on Samuels Avenue. There is a man and child riding inside of a vehicle in front of the pavilion.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Buildings at Bar CC Ranch in 1866

Description: Photograph of the old Bar CC Ranch in 1886. The men on horseback are (L-R) Ed Brainerd and Mac Gates. One of the men on the porch is Dave Lard.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Section Foremen of the T&P Railway

Description: Photograph from 1890 of the section foremen on the Texas and Pacific Railway that ran between Sherman and Fort Worth. Standing L-R: William Ballew who had the Pilot Point section, T. Flynn who had the Collinsville north section, Joe Boston who had the Denton section. Seated L-R: B. Price who had the Tioga section, J. Wiggs who had the Collinsville south section, and John McLamore who had the Aubrey section.
Date: 1890
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Portrait of W.S. Holman]

Description: Photograph of Professor W.S. Holman in uniform. Holman is sitting near a tent while holding a pair of binoculars.
Date: unknown
Creator: Kennedy, A.E.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Group of Men]

Description: Photograph of a group of 34 men. Most of them have mustaches and some have beards.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Man awaiting execution]

Description: Photograph of Jim Toots awaiting execution. Joe McMillan and Daggett Phillips are shown with Toots.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Cowboys Chapping another Cowboy on the Bar S Ranch

Description: Photograph of eleven cowboys on the Bar S Ranch located in the west Texas counties of Reagan and Irion. The men appear to be horsing around after work, giving one man a "chapping." The cowboy on his stomach is restrained while the man on the far right prepares to strike him with the leather chaps laying over his shoulder.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library