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Recent Fire in Downtown Paris, Texas

Description: Photograph of fire damage to a building on the west side of the 200 block of South Main Street, in downtown Paris, Texas. In the foreground, there is a stack of bricks salvaged from the fire that were cleaned and piled.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Lamar County Courthouse Columns]

Description: Photograph of the south entrance of the 1917 Lamar County Courthouse in Paris, Texas. The courthouse is of mixed styles; the architecture over the entrance (in the lower part of the photograph) is a Romanesque-style entry while the part above the arched entrance is 1917 Classic Revival style.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
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Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

Fire-Damaged Building in Paris

Description: Photograph of fire damage to a building in the 200 block of South Main Street, in downtown Paris, Texas. The front wall is doubled, double-course brick with a steel I-beam lintel on top and charred wood visible in the opening.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

Paris Texas Fire Damage

Description: Photograph of recent fire damage in the 200 block of South Main Street in downtown Paris, Texas. Note smoke damage, charred wood, and a pile of bricks for salvage.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

Lamar County Courthouse Light Fixture

Description: Photograph of a light fixture, next to a fluted column, over the east entrance of the Lamar County Courthouse in downtown Paris, Texas. Some of the building's light fixtures are reproductions based on the original designs.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

Lamar County Courthouse Interior

Description: Photograph of a portion of the first floor hallway of the Lamar County Courthouse in downtown Paris, Texas. Architectural aspects of the building include marble floors and wainscots. Wooden benches and ornamental light fixtures are also visible in this section of the hallway.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

Lamar County Courthouse Interior Staircase

Description: Photograph of stairs from the second floor to the first floor in the Lamar County Courthouse in downtown Paris, Texas. The stair steps and the floor are marble. The hand rails are stained wood and the wainscot under the hand rails is a white marble wainscot with metal fasteners.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

Paris Texas Fire Damage

Description: Photograph of recent fire damage in the 200 block of South Main Street in downtown Paris, Texas. Photograph is of the upper front corner, against the next building, of smoke and damaged brick.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

Paris Texas Gibraltar Hotel

Description: Photograph of the upper north west corner of the Gibraltar Hotel, South Main at Austin, in downtown Paris Texas. This building appears to be a style variant of Classic Revival.The building has white columns, consoles, string courses, lentils, and cornice work with added white stone ornamentation, however there are few stone carvings in the photo. The red brick is nicely done with very little pattern work.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

Union Station Tower

Description: Photograph of the tower at the 1912 Union Station Depot west of downtown Paris, Texas. The roof has a wide overhang with green brackets framing the arched windows. Taller arches underneath appear to have low, wrought-iron decorations.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

Union Station Tower Roof

Description: Photograph of the upper detail of the tower on the Union Station Depot in Paris, Texas. The red-tiled roof has a wide and bracketed overhang, with green brackets that frame the white arched window openings.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

Union Station in Paris, Texas

Description: Photograph of the Union Station railroad depot in Paris, Texas, visible from West Bonham Street. This building, built in 1912, escaped the 1916 fire. It has Prairie-style architecture with some Italinate features.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell