Are We There Yet? Transportation in Central Texas - 121 Matching Results

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[Berry Creek Bridge on U.S. Highway 81]

Description: Photograph of Federal Aid Project 260 (2) Job 16 on U.S. Highway 81 also known as Highway 2 (old designation). Construction stage shows forms after placing concrete pier number 2, Berry Creek bridge.
Date: July 18, 1939
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[Construction on U.S. Highway 79]

Description: Photograph of construction on U.S. Highway 79 (previously Highway 43) in Williamson County, Texas. A Marion shovel in the background is loading gravel base course with 1 1/4 yard and there are two dump trucks on the right of the photograph carrying the gravel. Several workers are visible near the shovel. Text on back of photograph reads: "Hy. 43 Wilson Co. Proj. 204, Loading gravel Base material with 1 1/4 yd. Marion shovel rented from Joe Mocken, Austin, Summer 1936."
Date: 1936
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[Culvert on U.S. Highway 79]

Description: Lengthening Multiple Box Culvert between Thrall and Thorndale with drop outlet on U.S. Highway 79 in Williamson County. Shows culvert and out-of-focus pickup truck.
Date: 1936
Creator: Texas Department of Transportation
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[I.G.N. Overpass at Round Rock]

Description: Photograph of International & Great Northern railroad crossing in Round Rock on U.S. Highway 81 (old designation). September 1936. Location of January 22, 1927 accident – A bus carrying the Baylor University basketball team to a game at the University of Texas at Austin takes a grade crossing just as an International-Great Northern train approaches. Evasive action is taken, but the bus skids on the rain-soaked road surface directly into the path of the train. 10 players are killed, 12 injured. To this day Baylor honors them as the "Immortal Ten." The overpass constructed there was dedicated to the ten students.
Date: 1936
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[I.G.N. Overpass at Round Rock]

Description: Photograph of International & Great Northern railroad crossing in Round Rock on U.S. Highway 81. Location of January 22, 1927 accident – A bus carrying the Baylor University basketball team to a game at the University of Texas at Austin takes a grade crossing just as an International-Great Northern train approaches. Evasive action is taken, but the bus skids on the rain-soaked road surface directly into the path of the train. 10 players are killed, 12 injured. To this day Baylor honors them as the "Immortal Ten." The overpass constructed there was dedicated to the ten students.
Date: 1936
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[North San Gabriel River Bridge on U.S. Highway 81]

Description: Photograph of Federal Aid Project 260 (2) Job 16 on U.S. Highway 81 also known as Highway 2 (old designation). Demolition stage shows the old North San Gabriel River bridge removed and a shovel in the riverbed with the dome of Williamson County Courthouse in the distance.
Date: July 15, 1939
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[North San Gabriel River Bridge on U.S. Highway 81]

Description: Photograph of Federal Aid Project 260 (2) Job 16. Old North San Gabriel River bridge with guy derrick in place for removing trusses. Detour bridge is also visible in the background on U.S. Highway 81 also known as Highway 2 (old designation)
Date: June 8, 1939
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation