Are We There Yet? Transportation in Central Texas - 275 Matching Results

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[A Mule-Drawn Trash Wagon]

Description: Photograph of Francisco "Frank" Castro driving his mule-drawn trash wagon in downtown Taylor. One of Taylor's most popular businessmen, when Castro had to convert to tractor power, he did so reluctantly. Castro and his wife, Helen Fuentes Castro, raised five children in Taylor. Mr. Castro was the only trash collector for businesses in Taylor from 1935 to 1952. He supported his family and neighborhood during the depression.
Date: 1940
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Girl in Bonnet with Mule]

Description: Photograph of Girl with mule near Norman's Crossing, southeast of Hutto. Possibly Flo Thompson with mule "Ada". The mule was used to pull cotton roller to press down cotton seeds in the ground. The purpose for this was to keep the seeds from drying out.
Date: unknown
Partner: The Williamson Museum