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[Locomotive on bridge]

Description: Black and white photograph shows a locomotive, a 4-4-0 coal burner, built in the late 1880s; the train is backing in from Georgetown; this train is on the track above the W.J. Walsh family; they are having a picnic on the rocky banks of Brushy Creek in Old Town Round Rock.
Date: 1904
Creator: Henington Publishing Co.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Man on horse]

Description: sepia toned photograph of Mr. Wiliam McKenzie Bowden (1869-1930) seated on horseback; embossed "Huhs"
Date: 19
Creator: Henington Publishing Co.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Man with horse drawn taxi]

Description: black and white photograph of Dud Pennington in a 1915 horse-drawn taxi in Round Rock; his hand is near his face; there is a picket fence behind the carriage; two trees can be seen on either side of the taxi
Date: 1915
Creator: Henington Publishing Co.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Round Rock Creamery with buggy]

Description: This is a black and white photograph of the Round Rock Creamery in 1904. Farmers brought milk here where it was separated. The farmers returned home with the skimmed milk. On the left is a buggy belonging to Archie Hester. Simon Burkland's buggy is in the middle. Carl A. Johnson is on the right and Rueben Johnson is standing near the buggy wheel on the left. F. L. Aten was the plant manager. The business failed due to lack of refrigeration.
Date: 1904
Creator: Henington Publishing Co.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Round Rock Hook & Ladder Co. with wagon]

Description: Black and white photograph of the Round Rock Hook and Ladder Co.; 18 men in pant and shirt uniforms with bibs labeled "1"; military-style flat, short brimmed caps; some of the men hold tall hooks, buckets and an ax; they stand in front of or on or sit in a long wooden wagon
Date: 1907~
Creator: Henington Publishing Co.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Round Rock Railroad Depot]

Description: Black and white photograph shows snowed-in railroad depot in 1922 in Round Rock.
Date: 1922
Creator: Henington Publishing Co.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Round Rock Railroad Depot]

Description: black and white photograph of the International and Great Northern Railway Company's depot and railroad station in Round Rock; the train is pulling into the station; another house is seen right of the depot
Date: 19
Creator: Henington Publishing Co.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Gentry's Trained Animal Show in Parade]

Description: Photograph of two elephants wearing blankets with their names on them, "Pinto' on the left and "Little" on the right. They are walking in front of the fourth Williamson County courthouse and were a part of Gentry's Trained Animal show that participated in a parade downtown.
Date: 1902
Creator: Sharpe, Sr., John
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Gentry's Trained Animal Show in Parade]

Description: Photograph of a decorated cart driven by horses. The side reads "Gentry's Trained Animal Show". The animal show was part of a parade that passed in front of the fourth Williamson County courthouse in downtown Georgetown, TX.
Date: 1902
Creator: Sharpe, Sr., John
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Truck with cotton bales]

Description: Black and white photographic print mounted on a grey with black border outline matte. The photo is of a truck with a load of cotton in Georgetown, Texas around 1927. Behind the truck on the right is Albert William Lindell standing next to another man in a hat. Behind the truck is a brick building with a sign having the letters "FIS" visible. The man on the right is wearing a white shirt and black bow tie.
Date: 1927
Creator: Stone Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Cars on street in Georgetown]

Description: Black and white photograph. South Austin Avenue. Left to right: Man by telephone pole, Large brick building, several trucks, "LINDELL PETERSON & CO. / HARDWARE". Trucks, people sitting on trunks, "THAT GOOD GULF GASO". Maker's Mark: "R. STONE/ GEORGETOWN/ TEX"
Date: 1927
Creator: Stone, R.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Barnstormer Airplane]

Description: Photograph of Barnstormer airplane at Gunnar and Irene Rydell farm, northwest of Taylor. He was a barnstormer before 1936.
Date: 1926
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Builders on horse-back on dam]

Description: Photograph of builders of dam for flour mill near Jonah for water wheel to power grinding wheat. Some are on horseback.
Date: 1895~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Cars on the Georgetown square]

Description: A black and white photograph depicting the square at Georgetown. You can see several horses with carriages in the foreground and the side of a building with a wrought iron staircase on the right. Over the treetops you can see the dome of the court house.
Date: 1920~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Chautauqua Grounds bridge]

Description: Black and white horizontal postcard depicting Chautauqua grounds and bridge on San Gabriel River. Smoke stack visible in upper right quadrant. Bridge is parallel to river until it rises up to the hill steeply on the right bank. A man is on a saddled horse near the river on left side. A flag is seen on the bridge and a large round rock is underneath the pedestrian bridge in the river.
Date: 19
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Child in Pram]

Description: sepia-colored image of a small child in a perambulator; image printed on paper and mounted on matte board; child wears a white dress and sits in a late-Victorian era wicker pram wth large wheels
Date: 19
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum