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1891 Colorado County Courthouse Restoration Interior

Description: Photograph of the inside of the west entrance door of the 1891 Colorado County courthouse in downtown Columbus, Texas. Sign on doors advises to use north exit only. Marble floors, double entry doors with a wide transom, and brass light fixture.
Date: November 4, 2009
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

1891 Colorado County Courthouse Restoration Interior

Description: Photograph of an ornamental Jack-in-the-pulpit in the east to west hall of the 1891 Colorado County courthouse in downtown Columbus, Texas. The golden plant is inlaid into the wall near a banister.
Date: November 4, 2009
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

1891 Colorado County Courthouse Restoration Interior

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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

1891 Colorado County Courthouse Restoration Interior

Description: Photograph of the north entry hall of the 1891 Colorado County courthouse in down town Columbus, Texas. The interior features detailed woodwork, tall transom doors, arched hall decoration, brass light fixtures, marble floors, and historic photographs on the walls.
Date: November 4, 2009
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

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

1896 Denton County Courthouse Inside Corner Entrance

Description: Photograph of one of four inside corner entrances for the 1896 Denton County Courthouse in downtown Denton, Texas. There are four inside corner entrance and four main entrances to the Courthouse.
Date: November 12, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

1896 Denton County Courthouse Lower Detail

Description: Photograph of lower detail, including entrance, on the 1896 Denton County Courthouse in downtown Denton, Texas. The four main entrances are identical.
Date: November 12, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

1896 Denton County Courthouse Short Column Detail

Description: Photograph of a short red granite column with a red sandstone base and capital on the 1896 Denton County courthouse in downtown Denton, Texas.
Date: November 12, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

1896 Denton County Courthouse South Side

Description: Photograph of the south side of the Denton County courthouse in downtown Denton, Texas. The east entrance is in the center, with two more entrances on the inside corners flanking it. The layout of the east side is consistent all the way around the 1896 Denton County courthouse. There are eight entrance doors that can be open for ventilation.
Date: November 12, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell