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

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[Wooden Bridge leading to Old Town Round Rock]

Description: Photograph of the wooden bridge leading into "Old Town" Round Rock around the turn of the century. This was also the Chisholm Trail, and Sam Bass rode over this bridge after an attempted bank robbery. The house on the left is known as the Jessie Sansom home. The building on the right was the church. The two-story home in the background was the Ledbetter home. The store past the church was the Mays and Black store. The bridge was dismantled during World War II and the metal supports were used during the scrap metal drives.
Date: 189u
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Model A Ford- Mail carrier & car]

Description: Photograph of Mr. Edward Peterson with his Model A Ford. A note with the picture states that Mr. Peterston used the automobile to carry mail from 1928 until he retired in 1960. Prior to that, he delivered Round Rock's mail on horseback and in a gig.
Date: 19uu
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Funeral of Father Pridal]

Description: Photograph of funeral of Father Frantisek Pridal which included a procession from St. Cyril and Methodius Church through Granger to Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery about 2.5 miles east of Granger. Visible is a truck and automobile.
Date: January 1927
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Round Rock Post office Mail Carriers with buggy]

Description: Photograph of two mail carriers and the Postmaster standing in front of the U.S. Post Office in 1905 in Round Rock. From left to right: Bob Carlson, father of Carlo and Leon Carlson, unidentified, and Postmaster Robert Hyland, 1897-1911. Each mail carrier stands in front of a horse-drawn hack, which they would drive all around the countryside to deliver mail, and which are identified by signs reading "US Mail Route No. --". Both carriers hold bags of mail, and Carlson also holds a metal cash box. The post office behind them is a limestone building with double front doors, arched glass windows, pillars, and a covered porch.
Date: 1905
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Child in pram]

Description: Photograph of a child and a baby. The baby is sitting inside an ornate baby carriage or pram and the child, a little girl, is standing next to it with one hand on the carriage.
Date: 19uu
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Walsh Family with horse & buggy]

Description: Photograph of the W. J. Walsh family in front of Trinity College in 1907. In the foreground is a horse-drawn buggy with four occupants, a man, woman, and two children. In the background is a light colored school building with twin bell towers and arched doorways and windows.
Date: 1907
Partner: The Williamson Museum