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Paris Texas First National Bank Building

Description: Photograph of upper southeast corner of the 1916 First National Bank building located on the Plaza Square in down town Paris,Texas.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

Recent Fire in Downtown Paris, Texas

Description: Photograph of recent fire damage to a building on the west side of the 200 block of South Main Street, in downtown Paris, Texas.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell