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[411 S. Sycamore - A.S. Fox Home]

Description: Photograph of a family on the lawn of the A.S. Fox home, located at 411 S. Sycamore in Palestine, Texas. There are two young girls wearing light-colored dresses, standing on the left side of the image and looking at a spouting fountain in the yard; a man is standing on the right side of the image, holding a toddler. The house is visible in the background. It is a two-story, light-colored building with two chimneys and a widow's walk on the room, as well as a wrap-around front porch with woodwork. A woman is standing on the porch looking toward the camera. A smaller, more ornate building is also visible on the far left of the image.
Date: 1900~
Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission

5th Street and Avenue D in Clifton

Description: View of the building at the southeast corner of Avenue D and 5th Street in downtown Clifton. The building contains J. M. Brock's Drug Store (on the corner), Greer's Barber Shop (on Avenue D), and The Clifton Record (on 5th Street). This building was destroyed by fire on December 23, 1905.
Date: 1900~/1910~
Partner: Bosque County Historical Commission

5th Street in Clifton, North Side

Description: View of the north side of Fifth Street in downtown Clifton, Texas. The building in the foreground is on the southeast corner of Avenue D and 5th Street and was destroyed by fire on December 23, 1905. The Clifton Record newspaper office can be seen on the left side of this building. The building in the background is on the southwest corner of Avenue D and 5th Street.
Date: 1900~/1910~
Partner: Bosque County Historical Commission

[The "Banner Limited"]

Description: Wabash Railway's The "Banner Limited" dating from the turn of the century, traverses the 286 mile route between St. Louis and Chicago. It was a daylight train - No. 11 southbound and No. 10 northbound - operating on a schedule of about seven hours. In this photograph the "Banner Limited" is headed by an Atlantic type 4-4-2 locomotive, engine No. 602, with a consist of old wooden cars which have underbody truss rods and open platforms. As early as June 1916, this train was cited in the Official Guide of the Railways as having modern steel equipment, comprising Smoking, Chair, Dining, and Observation cars.
Date: 1900~
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

Birthday for Liv Grimland

Description: Large family group, honoring Liv Grimland's 90th birthday, on June 14, 1900. Those indentified are Oscar Grimland, J K Grimland, Kalmar Grimland, Lue Grimland, Orus Solberg, Otto Solberg, Selmer Solberg, Callie Solberg, Nils Grimland, Gunsten Grimland, Yern Grimland, Kerste Grimland Solberg, Inger Halverson Grimland, Isaac Solberg, Benjamin Grimland, Tom Grimland, Olena Grimland,Inez Grimland, Flora Grimland,Hattie Grimland, Sophie Brown Grimland, Annie Olson Grimland, Mary Johnson Grimland, Edward Grimland, Lucy Wallace Grimland, Roy Grimland, Clara Swenson Grimland, Cora Grimland, Anton Peterson, Laura Grimland (Nelson). Yern and Liv Grimland are seated in Rockers, second row center. Ole Solberg, Sr, Theresa Jenson Grimland, Chris Solberg, Neal Grimland, John Grimland, Robert Grimland, John Soloberg, Pete Grimland, Jennie Grimland, Jim Grimland, Lisse Solberg, Anna Grimland, Ole Solberg, Jr, Nora Grimland, Molly Grimland, Lou Solberg, John Grimland, Andrew Grimland.
Date: June 14, 1900
Partner: Bosque County Historical Commission