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[Colorado Courthouse Hallway]

Description: Photograph of east-west hall in the 1891 Colorado County courthouse in downtown Columbus, Texas. The hall is lined with courthouse furniture and a glass display cabinet on the right side with the operating clock mechanism for the tower clocks.
Date: November 4, 2009
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Second Floor District Courtroom Entrance]

Description: Photograph of the entrance to a courtroom in the Colorado County courthouse in Columbus, Texas. Double doors are set into a wall with wood paneling. Two light fixtures hang down over the carpeted floor. Chairs and a desk line the wall.
Date: November 4, 2009
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

1891 Colorado County Courthouse Restoration

Description: Photograph of a restoration project under way on the 1890 - 1891 Classic Revival style Colorado County courthouse in down town Columbus, Texas. The original design was Classic Revival Style, with a clock and bell tower. A tornado toppled the tower and buried the bell in the lawn. The clock and bell tower were replaced with a dome and clocks. Re-modeled in the 1930s with out many changes of outside appearance. Today the Colorado County courthouse is still an example of the Classic Revival style.
Date: November 4, 2009
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell