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[Car Waiting at Railroad Tracks]

Description: Photograph of a car waiting at a railroad crossing next to a brick building with a red roof.
Date: October 6, 2007
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Ellis County Office Building]

Description: Photograph of several cars parked in front of the Tax Assessor Collector building in Ellis County, Texas.
Date: October 6, 2007
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Detail of Windows]

Description: Photograph of a close-up of windows on the Ellis County courthouse in Waxahachie, Texas. There are carved lions' heads on either side of the windows.
Date: October 6, 2007
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Railroad Depot]

Description: Photograph of a railroad depot in front of railroad tracks in Ellis County, Texas.
Date: October 6, 2007
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Carving of a Lion]

Description: Photograph of a carving of a lion on the Ellis County courthouse in Waxahachie, Texas.
Date: October 6, 2007
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Railroad Depot]

Description: Photograph of a brick railroad depot with a red roof in Ellis County, Texas. Railroad tracks are visible in the foreground.
Date: October 6, 2007
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Display Case]

Description: Photograph of bottles and boxes in a display case. There is a typewriter and other machines on top of the case.
Date: October 6, 2007
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Plaque at Rogers Street Bridge]

Description: Photograph of a Texas Historical Commission plaque at the Rogers Street Bridge in Waxahachie, Texas.
Date: October 6, 2007
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Cars In Front of Building]

Description: Photograph of two cars parked in front of a building in Ellis County, Texas. Railroad tracks are visible in the foreground.
Date: October 6, 2007
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Courthouse Roof]

Description: Photograph of the roof of the Ellis County courthouse in Waxahachie, Texas. The tops of trees are visible in the foreground.
Date: October 6, 2007
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Van In Front of Courthouse]

Description: Photograph of a van and a mail truck outside the Ellis County courthouse in Waxahachie, Texas. There are also several trees outside the courthouse.
Date: October 6, 2007
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Sheriff's Van Outside Courthouse]

Description: Photograph of a Sheriff's van parked outside the Ellis County courthouse in Waxahachie, Texas. Several people stand in front of the building, and there is a green sign marking the Waxahachie Visitors Center to the right.
Date: October 6, 2007
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

1895 Ellis County Courthouse Typical Entrance

Description: Photograph of a typical entrance set in an inside corner on the 1895 Ellis County Courthouse in downtown Waxahachie, Texas. There are four main entrances set on the cardinal points of the compass. The Romanesque building was designed by architect James Riley Gordon. The building is massive limestone in gray for the foundation and Burnet limestone for structure, columns of rose colored granite columns, Pecos Red sandstone was used for arches, columns, and string courses. There are eagles and gargoyles for ornamentation.
Date: October 6, 2007
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

1895 Ellis County Courthouse Clock Tower Base and Eagle

Description: Photograph of base of the tower and roof ridge, with an eagle sculpture perched on it, on the 1895 Ellis County Courthouse in downtown Waxahachie, Texas. A close up view of the detailed stone work on the tower base and one of the four eagle that grace the roof.
Date: October 6, 2007
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Downtown Waxahachie]

Description: Photograph of cars parked in front of two red brick buildings in downtown Waxahachie, Texas. A couple stand on the corner to the right, and there is construction on the road in front of the traffic light to the left.
Date: October 6, 2007
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Cars Outside Courthouse]

Description: Photograph of several cars parked outside the Ellis County courthouse in Waxahachie, Texas. Several trees and a statue are visible in front of the courthouse.
Date: October 6, 2007
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Turret on Courthouse]

Description: Photograph of a turret on the Ellis County courthouse in Waxahachie, Texas. The tops of trees are visible in the background.
Date: October 6, 2007
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Hallway Inside Building]

Description: Photograph of a hallway inside a building in Waxahachie, Texas. There is a table pushed against the wall to the left.
Date: October 6, 2007
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Entrance to Courthouse]

Description: Photograph of the entrance to the Ellis County courthouse in Waxahachie, Texas. There is a clock tower on top of the courthouse, and trees are visible on either side of the entrance.
Date: October 6, 2007
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Balcony Detail]

Description: Photograph of the detail of the columns on the balcony of the Ellis County courthouse in Waxahachie, Texas.
Date: October 6, 2007
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[District Clerk Room]

Description: Photograph of an open safe door in a building in Waxahachie, Texas. A sign above the door reads "District Clerk".
Date: October 6, 2007
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell