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[Alderhold Home - East 2nd Street]

Description: Photograph of a rock house in poor condition in 1976 with decorative moulding for front porch roof and pillars, and the yard is enclosed by short metal fence. To the right of the front walkway is a metal pole, poplar tree, and an illegible yard sign.
Date: 1976
Partner: Val Verde County Historical Commission

["Argonaut" passenger trains in West Texas]

Description: Long ago in the age of steam, the Southern Pacific's "Argonaut" passenger trains, numbers 104 and 103, east and westbound, respectively, meet in the early morning hours at mile post 450 between Langtry and Pumpville in far west Texas.
Date: 1929~
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Armstrong House - 821 Spring]

Description: Photograph of a home mostly obscured by trees, a hedge borders the yard, and a mailbox is to the left of the front walkway opening. See Louise Gylmer - J. Kurchiville.
Date: 1976
Partner: Val Verde County Historical Commission

[Block Home - a - End of East Strickland Street]

Description: Photograph of an adobe home, built in the 1890s, in poor repair with two front doors, a front porch, and a dirt driveway. An extension of the home or a separate building is visible to the right and behind the main house.
Date: 1976
Partner: Val Verde County Historical Commission

[Block Home - End of East Strickland Street]

Description: Photograph of an adobe home, built in the 1809s, in poor repair with a front porch; home is viewed from across the overgrown lawn.
Date: 1976
Partner: Val Verde County Historical Commission

[Bob Burdett Grocery - Main Street]

Description: Photograph of a two-story corner brick building, built in 1928, with suspended awning and a partially visible sign that reads Ho?? Appliance Co. Customer Parking Only.
Date: 1976
Partner: Val Verde County Historical Commission

[Bochat Home - 400 Nicholson Street]

Description: Photograph of a seemingly well kept house built using adobe and plaster with two entry doors and a front porch. View is from across the mowed yard.
Date: 1976
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Partner: Val Verde County Historical Commission

[Brown Home - Losoya]

Description: Photograph of a one story adobe home, built around 1900, with blue roof, two chimneys, and vines growing down from the eaves; view is from across the street.
Date: 1976
Partner: Val Verde County Historical Commission

[Business Stores - South Main Street]

Description: Photograph of three storefronts built in 1920s, housing Photo Mile on south end and Muter Taxidermist in center; scheduled for demolition in 1976.
Date: 1976
Partner: Val Verde County Historical Commission

[Cadena Blacksmith Shop - 112 Canal Street]

Description: Photograph of a partial view of the Cadena Blacksmith Shop building; part of the painted sign is seen on the storefront (left).
Date: 1976
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Partner: Val Verde County Historical Commission

[Carl Balmer Home - 805 Griner]

Description: Photograph of a seemingly well kept adobe and plaster house with a short wall fence, slightly overgrown with plants, enclosing the yard and trees. The foreground includes a gravel patch between the street and the wall fence.
Date: 1976
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Partner: Val Verde County Historical Commission

[Cassinelli Gin House - a - NE Corner Academy and Pecan Streets]

Description: Photograph of a two story brick building with a wooden staircase to a second story entrance. The yard is grass near the house, but mainly dirt / sand with a scattering of plants in the foreground. Behind the house is a street with two cars along a forested area.
Date: 1976
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Partner: Val Verde County Historical Commission

[Cassinelli Gin House - b - NE Corner of Academy and Pecan Streets]

Description: Photograph of a stone and brick two story building; a partial view of a wooden structure (possibly staircase) against the left side of the building. Small areas of grass are against the building prefaced by a gravel area by the street.
Date: 1976
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Partner: Val Verde County Historical Commission

[Charles Miller home - 112 West Martin Street]

Description: Photographs of a wood and rock house with an addition, in process or blue screened-in porch, and a metal chainlink fence and bushes separate the property from the sidewalk. The left photograph shows the front entrance and left side of the house as viewed from an angle across the street. The right photograph is a closer image of the part of the house to the right of the front door, including front walkway, and is taken from directly across the street.
Date: 1976
Partner: Val Verde County Historical Commission

[Cochran Home - 209 East 8th Street]

Description: Photograph of a square, one story building with the front door covered by a small rounded roof and flanked by bushes; no front walkway exists. A yellow pick up truck is visible parked behind the house, to the left.
Date: 1976
Partner: Val Verde County Historical Commission

[Commercial Building - 119 West Martin Street]

Description: Photographs of a large warehouse building with a windowed storefront and a stepped roof-line. A barbed wire topped chain link fence encloses a large concrete space next to the building including street lights and miscellaneous equipment and supplies under an awning along the building. The left photograph shows the storefront and a car parked along the street. The right photograph shows a two door garage at the back of the building a shopping cart and miscellaneous materials next to a tree at the corner of the fence, and another car parked along the street.
Date: 1976
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Partner: Val Verde County Historical Commission

[Comolli Home - Las Vacas Street]

Description: Photograph of a two story adobe home, built in 1885, with a covered walkway, and double-decked porch with built-in solid banister. An uncovered walkway extends from the street to the house where a roof begins and follows along each side of the house. The yard is mostly grass with five bushes spread along both sides of the home with a street lamp positioned between the two left bushes.
Date: 1976
Partner: Val Verde County Historical Commission

[Del Rio News Herald - Corner Main and Broadway Streets]

Description: Photograph of a two story building mostly covered by vertical teal boards, and large white letters reading The Del Rio News-Herald between the corner and the windowed storefront under an awning. The building is located at the corner of two streets with a double step red curb.
Date: 1976
Partner: Val Verde County Historical Commission

[Dietert Home - 208 East Martin Street]

Description: Photograph of a one story building including a bay window addition with brick detail on the corners and a covered porch with a large plywood sheet against the wall and fabric draped on the banister. A blue car is parked in front of the porch, and a two story house is partially visible behind the home. The foreground shows a tree, utility pole, and concrete slab with curb in the yard next to the street curb.
Date: 1976
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Partner: Val Verde County Historical Commission

[Dr. Rose Home - 509 Spring Street]

Description: Photograph of a two story building with a rock faced first story and a, possibly plaster, second story. Two story tall columns and bushes flanking the front door which is under a tiny metal balcony extending from a second story door.
Date: 1976
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Partner: Val Verde County Historical Commission

[Dr. Rose Home - 1100 Griner]

Description: Photograph of a one story plaster building with a small roof above the front door and supported by four columns. A large tree looms in the grass yard and bushes line the house.
Date: 1976
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Partner: Val Verde County Historical Commission

[Duke Home - 108 East Broadway]

Description: Photograph of a two story, peaked roof building with a screened in porch, bay windows, and an appliance extending from the street side of the building. Another one story building with a partially visible sign (City of) and a small windmill is to the right of the building. Partial parked cars are visible to either side of the photograph.
Date: 1976
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Partner: Val Verde County Historical Commission

[Early Pafford Home - 201 East Pafford]

Description: Photograph of a one story adobe building with two front doors, yellow trim, and wrought iron columns. Potted plants cover the front porch: hanging and on cinder blocks, and plants fill the yard. A chain link fence crosses the foreground of the photograph.
Date: 1976
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Partner: Val Verde County Historical Commission