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[Brushy Street in Georgetown]

Description: Photograph of U.S. Highway 81 (Highway 2) known as Brushy Street in Georgetown. Focus is not sharp.
Date: March 3, 1937
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[Louis Kruger on horse]

Description: Photograph of Louis Kruger on the showhorse "Dick" between Hutto and Taylor. Per the lender, "you could ask him (the horse) if he liked girls he would shake his head up and down."
Date: 1937
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Roadside Park on U.S. Highway 81]

Description: Photograph of roadside park on U.S. Highway 81 also known as Highway 2. Shows grove of trees shading picnic tables, barbecue grill and a parked car.
Date: January 13, 1937
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[Street Scene Granger]

Description: Black and white photograph of East side Main Street, December 7, 1937, in Granger.
Date: December 7, 1937
Creator: Trlica, Jno. P.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[U.S. Highway 79 Car traveling on untreated gravel]

Description: Photograph of U.S. Highway 79. Car traveling at 65 miles per hour on untreated gravel east of Taylor. Note dust cloud. Homes and windmill beside the highway. The edge of a grader is on the right. From Taylor to the Milam County line.
Date: February 1, 1937
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[U.S. Highway 79 Drop outlet culvert]

Description: Photograph of U.S. Highway 79. Special drop outlet culvert between Taylor and Milam County line. Note eroded ditch in the background. Mud and gravel.
Date: February 1, 1937
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[U.S. Highway 79 Rip Rap to prevent ditch erosion]

Description: Photograph of U.S. Highway 79. Rip-rap in bags use to retard erosion on ditch with culvert east of Taylor. Salt stabilized gravel from Taylor to Milam County line.
Date: February 1, 1937
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[U.S. Highway 79 Salt Stabilized Gravel]

Description: Photograph of car traveling at 65 miles per hour on salt treated section of U.S. Highway 79 in Thrall. Limits: from Taylor to Milam County line. Visible are two water towers, a windmill, several buildings and a corn field.
Date: February 1, 1937
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[U.S. Highway 79 Salt-stabilized gravel application]

Description: Photograph of U.S. Highway 79. Hand-distributing salt for salt-stabilized gravel east of Taylor. Shows two men in hats and overalls. They are standing in the back of a truck. You can see the cloud of salt flying in the air as well as utility poles and a distant building.
Date: February 1, 1937
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[U.S. Highway 81 Detour at Circleville]

Description: Photograph of U.S. Highway 81 detour at Circleville on Texas 95. Detour Signs. Federal Aid Project 140-C Reop. U.II. Shows signs, a car and a building (possibly a cotton gin.)
Date: March 3, 1937
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[U.S,. Highway 81 detour at Circleville]

Description: Photograph of U.S. Highway 81 in Williamson County. Barricades and Detour Signs Federal Aid Project 140-C Reop. U.II. Also known as Highway 2 (old designation)
Date: March 3, 1937
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[U.S,. Highway 81 detour in Taylor]

Description: Photograph of U.S. Highway 81 detour through Taylor. Barricades and Detour Signs Federal Aid Project 140-C Reop. U.II. Also known as Highway 2 (old designation). Shows men standing and sitting at a Chevrolet sales and service garage next to large detour warning. Actual route of U.S. Highway 79 also known as Highway 43 (old designation).
Date: March 3, 1937
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[U.S,. Highway 81 in Williamson County]

Description: Photograph of U.S. Highway 81 in Williamson County. Barricades and Detour Signs Federal Aid Project 140-C Reop. U.II. Also known as Highway 2 (old designation) House, shed and windmill in the background.
Date: February 18, 1937
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[U.S,. Highway 81 in Williamson County]

Description: Photograph of U.S. Highway 81 in Williamson County. Barricades and Detour Signs Federal Aid Project 140-C Reop. U.II. Also known as Highway 2 (old designation) Home and shed in the background.
Date: March 3, 1937
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[U.S,. Highway 81 in Williamson County]

Description: Photograph of U.S. Highway 81 in Williamson County. Barricades and Detour Signs Federal Aid Project 140-C Reop. U.II. Also known as Highway 2 (old designation). Cars and fences.
Date: March 3, 1937
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[U.S,. Highway 81 in Williamson County]

Description: Photograph of U.S. Highway 81 in Williamson County. Barricades and Detour Signs Federal Aid Project 140-C Reop. U.II. Also known as Highway 2 (old designation). Shows fence barricading highway.
Date: March 3, 1937
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[U.S,. Highway 81 in Williamson County]

Description: Photograph of U.S. Highway 81 in Williamson County. Detours and barricades as part of Federal Aid Project 140-C. Also known as Highway 2 (old designation) Closed truss bridge.
Date: March 16, 1937
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[U.S,. Highway 81 in Williamson County]

Description: Photograph of Photograph of U.S. Highway 81 in Williamson County. Detours and barricades as part of Federal Aid Project 140-C. Also known as Highway 2 (old designation) Closed truss bridge.
Date: March 3, 1937
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[U.S,. Highway 81 in Williamson County]

Description: Photograph of U.S. Highway 81 in Williamson County. Barricades and Detour Signs Federal Aid Project 140-C Reop. U.II. Also known as Highway 2 (old designation). Shows mailbox.
Date: February 18, 1937
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[U.S,. Highway 81 in Williamson County]

Description: Photograph of U.S. Highway 81 in Williamson County. Barricades and Detour Signs Federal Aid Project 140-C Reop. U.II. Also known as Highway 2 (old designation)
Date: February 18, 1937
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[U.S,. Highway 81 in Williamson County]

Description: Photograph of U.S. Highway 81 in Williamson County. Detours and barricades as part of Federal Aid Project 140-C. Also known as Highway 2 (old designation) This part of the detour is on Texas 195.
Date: March 3, 1937
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[U.S,. Highway 81 in Williamson County]

Description: Photograph of U.S. Highway 81 in Williamson County. Barricades and Detour Signs Federal Aid Project 140-C Reop. U.II. Also known as Highway 2 (old designation).
Date: February 18, 1937
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation