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[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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[Gravel base course on U.S. Highway 79]

Description: Photograph of salvaging and replacing old gravel base course on U.S. Highway 79 Williamson County. Includes graders, trucks, equipment, and utility power lines.
Date: 1936
Creator: Texas Department of Transportation
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[Loading gravel base on U.S. Highway 79]

Description: 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.
Date: 1936
Creator: Texas Department of Transportation
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[Construction on U.S. Highway 79]

Description: Dumping base course through Thrall on U.S. Highway 79 in Williamson County. Includes automobile, dump truck, distant water tower.
Date: 1936
Creator: Texas Department of Transportation
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[Culvert on U.S. Highway 79]

Description: 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.
Date: 1936
Creator: Texas Department of Transportation
Item Type: Photograph
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.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

Hotel Blazilmar

Description: 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.
Date: 1935
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Taylor Bedding Company

Description: Postcard of Taylor Bedding Company, World's Largest, Taylor, Texas. Located on West Second Street. No correspondence on the back.
Date: 1930
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Fire Department

Description: 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.
Date: 1932
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

I. & G. N. Depot

Description: Color postcard of the I. & G.N. Railroad Depot in Taylor, Texas. No correspondence on the back.
Date: 1930
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Rosner's Department Store

Description: 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.
Date: 1935
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

[Street Scene Granger]

Description: Black and white photograph of East side Main Street, December 7, 1937, in Granger.
Date: December 7, 1937
Creator: Trlica, Jno. P.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

Star Tire Store

Description: 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.
Date: 1931
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Robert Hewitt

Description: 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.
Date: 1939
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Raymond Preslar

Description: 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.
Date: 1939
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

[Car Parked on a Street in Jarrell]

Description: 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.
Date: 1930~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum