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[Construction on U.S. Highway 79]
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."
[Culvert on U.S. Highway 79]
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.
[Gravel base course on U.S. Highway 79]
Photograph of salvaging and replacing old gravel base course on U.S. Highway 79 Williamson County. Includes graders, trucks, equipment, and utility power lines.
[Loading gravel base on U.S. Highway 79]
Loading gravel base course with 1 1/4 yard Osgood rented from F.C. Crowe Co., Dallas on U.S. Highway 79 in Williamson County. Includes pickup truck, automobile, equipment.
[Construction on U.S. Highway 79]
Dumping base course through Thrall on U.S. Highway 79 in Williamson County. Includes automobile, dump truck, distant water tower.
[Culvert on U.S. Highway 79]
Photograph of lengthening Multiple Box Culvert at Allison's Lake on U.S. Highway 79 in Williamson County. Includes view of barns in the background.
Fire Department
Photograph of two fire trucks from the Taylor Fire Department in the driveway of the bays. The bays for the Taylor Fire Department are on the east end of Taylor City Hall.
Taylor Bedding Company
Postcard of Taylor Bedding Company, World's Largest, Taylor, Texas. Located on West Second Street. No correspondence on the back.
Hotel Blazilmar
Color postcard of the Hotel Blazilmar, located at 107 Porter Street, directly across from the I&GN Railroad Depot. The name of the hotel is a combination of the three investors: Howard Bland, A.J. Zilker and T.W. Marse. This hotel was originally the Murphy Hotel until 1917.
I. & G. N. Depot
Color postcard of the I. & G.N. Railroad Depot in Taylor, Texas. No correspondence on the back.
Rosner's Department Store
Photograph of Rosner's Department Store, at 205 N. Main Street, Taylor, Texas. Also depicted are cars parked on the street and a traffic signal in the middle of the intersection.
[Granger Corn Parade Carnival]
Photograph of the annual Granger Corn Parade Carnival.
[Parade in Downtown Taylor]
Photograph of a marching band playing in a parade in downtown Taylor
[Walburg Motor Company]
Photograph of the Walburg Motor Company.
[Leo Darby and his Delivery Truck]
Photograph of Leo Darby with delivery Model T, while working for San Antonio Light newspaper in Georgetown in 1932.
[Street Scene Granger]
Black and white photograph of East side Main Street, December 7, 1937, in Granger.
[Krieg Brothers Cheverlot Co]
Black and white photograph of Krieg Bros. Chevrolet Co. with gas pump and car, and a man fixing a tire.
[The SPJST Lodge Float in Granger Parade]
Photograph of several women carrying flowers on the 40th Anniversary of the SPJST Lodge float in Granger parade, June 27, 1937.
Star Tire Store
Photograph of the Star Tire Store at 421 N. Main, at the southwest corner of 5th & Main Streets, Taylor. Note the visible gas tanks (glass tops of tanks) and the movie poster for "Susan Lenox: Her Rise and Fall" starring Greta Garbo in 1931.
Robert Hewitt
Photograph of Robert Hewitt wearing a hat. Mr. Hewitt was partners with Raymond Preslar in the Preslar & Hewitt Drugs, 323 N. Main Street, Taylor. Mr. Hewitt appears to be standing under the store sign.
Raymond Preslar
Photograph of Raymond Preslar leaning against parking sign. Mr. Preslar was partners with Robert Hewitt in the Preslar & Hewitt Drugs, 323 N. Main Street, Taylor. Can faintly see the cotton sign and a traffic signal in background.
[Group Pulling Boat Over the San Gabriel River]
Photograph of Three couples pulling a boat across the South San Gabriel River by wire in 1930. Second from left is Frances McFarland of Liberty Hill.
[Two Girls on Horse at San Gabriel River]
Photograph of Mary Atkinson on the left holding the umbrella of Liberty Hill and another girl on a horse near South San Gabriel River.
[Car Parked on a Street in Jarrell]
Photograph of Fred Harrison and 1929 touring car; Harrison home and garage in the background. Jarrell High School in far background. This was located west of the gin. A Coca-Cola sign can be seen in the background of the photograph as well.
[Students on Back of Car in Jarrell]
Photograph of Claudia Cowart and Jesse Gristinger with a Chevy car at Jarrell High School. The tire cover reads Jarrel Motor Company.
[A Man in portable Jail Cell]
Photograph of a Man sitting in a portable jail automobile. A sign on the cell reads in for life.
[Louis Kruger on horse]
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."
[Loading Cotton onto truck-Hutto]
Photograph of men loading cotton bales on an old truck near Hutto.
[Truck loaded with cotton bales]
Photograph of truck loaded with cotton bales.
[North San Gabriel River Bridge on U.S. Highway 81]
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.
[North San Gabriel River Bridge on U.S. Highway 81]
Photograph of Federal Aid Project 260 (2) Job 16 on U.S. Highway 81 also known as Highway 2 (old designation). Demolition stage shows truss being lowered to the ground, old North San Gabriel River bridge.
[North San Gabriel River Bridge on U.S. Highway 81]
Photograph of Federal Aid Project 260 (2) Job 16 on U.S. Highway 81 also known as Highway 2 (old designation). Demolition showing tower derrick set up to remove trusses and to set new structural steel, North San Gabriel River bridge.
[North San Gabriel River Bridge on U.S. Highway 81]
Photograph of Federal Aid Project 260 (2) Job 16 on U.S. Highway 81 also known as Highway 2 (old designation). Demolition stage shows dismantling trusses, North San Gabriel River bridge.
[North San Gabriel River Bridge on U.S. Highway 81]
Photograph of Federal Aid Project 260 (2) Job 16 on U.S. Highway 81 also known as Highway 2 (old designation). Demolition stage shows truss on the ground, old North San Gabriel River bridge.
[North San Gabriel River Bridge on U.S. Highway 81]
Photograph of Federal Aid Project 260 (2) Job 16 on U.S. Highway 81 also known as Highway 2 (old designation). Demolition stage shows truss lowered to ground, old North San Gabriel River bridge.
[North San Gabriel River Bridge on U.S. Highway 81]
Photograph of Federal Aid Project 260 (2) Job 16. Old North San Gabriel River bridge from top of guy derrick over stripped trusses. On U.S. Highway 81 also known as Highway 2 (old designation)
[North San Gabriel River Bridge on U.S. Highway 81]
Photograph of Federal Aid Project 260 (2) Job 16. View from top of guy derrick of embankment construction between old and detour bridges over the North San Gabriel River. On U.S. Highway 81 also known as Highway 2 (old designation)
[North San Gabriel River Bridge on U.S. Highway 81]
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)
[North San Gabriel River Bridge on U.S. Highway 81]
Photograph of Federal Aid Project 260 (2) Job 16. Old North San Gabriel River bridge with guy derrick in place for removing trusses. On U.S. Highway 81 also known as Highway 2 (old designation)
[North San Gabriel River Bridge on U.S. Highway 81]
Photograph of Federal Aid Project 260 (2) Job 16. Removing concrete floor from old North San Gabriel River bridge on U.S. Highway 81 also known as Highway 2 (old designation). Shows men and equipment on the bridge deck.
[North San Gabriel River Bridge on U.S. Highway 81]
Photograph of Photograph of FAP 260 (2) Job 16. View southward to the old North San Gabriel River Bridge on U.S. Highway 81 also known as Highway 2 (old designation). Shows partial view of Conoco gas station on the right and very distant Williamson County courthouse dome.
[North San Gabriel River Bridge on U.S. Highway 81]
Photograph of Photograph of FAP 260 (2) Job 16. The old North San Gabriel River on U.S. Highway 81 also known as Highway 2 (old designation). Shows asphalt surface, pedestrian sidewalk and trucks on the bridge.
[North San Gabriel River Bridge on U.S. Highway 81]
Photograph of Photograph of Federal Aid Project 260 (2) Job 16. The old North San Gabriel River on U.S. Highway 81 also known as Highway 2 (old designation). Shows oblique view of bridge and trees and brushy growth in the river bed.
[I.G.N. Overpass at Round Rock]
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.
[I.G.N. Overpass at Round Rock]
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.
[North San Gabriel River Bridge on U.S. Highway 81]
Photograph of Photograph of Federal Aid Project 260 (2) Job 16 on U.S. Highway 81 also known as Highway 2 (old designation). Demolition stage shows lowering truss of the old North San Gabriel River bridge.
[North San Gabriel River Bridge on U.S. Highway 81]
Photograph of Photograph of Federal Aid Project 260 (2) Job 16 on U.S. Highway 81 also known as Highway 2 (old designation). Demolition stage shows lowering truss of the old North San Gabriel River bridge.
[North San Gabriel River Bridge on U.S. Highway 81]
Photograph of Federal Aid Project 260 (2) Job 16 on U.S. Highway 81 also known as Highway 2 (old designation). Construction stage shows placing forms for concrete bent number 2, North San Gabriel River bridge.
[North San Gabriel River Bridge on U.S. Highway 81]
Photograph of Federal Aid Project 260 (2) Job 16 on U.S. Highway 81 also known as Highway 2 (old designation). Demolition stage shows preparing to move North truss from the old North San Gabriel River bridge.
[North San Gabriel River Bridge on U.S. Highway 81]
Photograph of Federal Aid Project 260 (2) Job 16 on U.S. Highway 81 also known as Highway 2 (old designation). Construction stage shows excavation for footing of pier number 2, North San Gabriel River bridge. Lower half of a men win overalls and work gloves can be seen next to tubes.