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[Brushy Street at MKT Spur in Georgetown]

Description: Photograph of U.S. Highway 81 (Highway 2) at MKT Spur grade crossing in Georgetown. Also known as Brushy Street.
Date: 1936
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[Brushy Street at Ninth Street in Georgetown]

Description: Photograph of U.S. Highway 81 (Highway 2) known as Brushy Street in Georgetown. At intersection with Ninth Street looking south. Includes automobiles, J.D. Thompson Garage, Sinclair and Mobil gas stations.
Date: 1936
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[Brushy Street at Ninth Street in Georgetown]

Description: Photograph of U.S. Highway 81 (Highway 2) known as Brushy Street in Georgetown. At intersection with Ninth Street looking south. Includes automobiles, J.D. Thompson Garage, Sinclair and Mobil gas stations.
Date: 1936
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[Brushy Street in Georgetown]

Description: Photograph of U.S. Highway 81 (Highway 2) known as Brushy Street in Georgetown. View of sidewalks and tree-shaded neighborhood.
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

[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

[Cousins at the State Fair in Dallas]

Description: Photograph of cousins Ouida Whitefield, Ruby Howland, Grace Smith, and Marie Howland. This picture was taken at the State Fair in Dallas during the Great Depression. The girls are from Andice, TX.
Date: 1936
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[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

[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

[I.G.N. Overpass at Round Rock]

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

[I.G.N. Overpass at Round Rock]

Description: 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.
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

[U.S. Highway 79 Construction]

Description: Photograph of Control 246 Highway 43 (Old Designation) Project 204. Loading gravel base course with 1 1/4 yard Osgood rented from F.C. Crane Co., Dallas. Summer 1936. Two men, trucks and construction equipment.
Date: 1936
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[U.S. Highway 79 Construction]

Description: Photograph of Control 204 Highway 43 (old designation) Project 204. Lengthening multiple box culvert between Thrall and Thorndale with drop outlet. Summer 1936
Date: 1936
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[U.S. Highway 79 Construction]

Description: Control 246. Highway 43 (Old Designation) Project 204, Williamson County. Salvaging and replacing old gravel base course. Views of construction equipment including graders, tractors, and trucks.
Date: 1936
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[U.S. Highway 79 Construction]

Description: Photograph of Control 246 Highway 43 (old designation) Project 204. Dumping base course through Thrall. Summer 1936. Cars and buildings with a water tower in the distance.
Date: 1936
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[U.S. Highway 79 Construction]

Description: Photograph of Control 246 Highway 43 (old designation) Project 204. Loading gravel base material with 1 1/4 yard Marion shovel rented from Joe Mocken, Austin. Summer 1936
Date: 1936
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[U.S. Highway 79 Construction]

Description: Photograph of Control 204 Highway 43 (old designation) Project 204. Lengthening multiple box culvert at Allison's Lake. Men standing on culvert. Barrels on the ground and barns in the distance.
Date: 1936
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[U.S. Highway 79 Salt-stabilized gravel treatment]

Description: Photograph of U.S. Highway 79. Salt stabilization treatment from Taylor to Milam County line. Summer 1936. Tractor pulling scraper and a leaning wheel grader in the distance on the right. Home and barn on the left.
Date: 1936
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[U.S. Highway 79 Salt-stabilized gravel]

Description: Photograph of U.S. Highway 79. Fountain pen pressed into salt-stabilized gravel to show close-up of surface. From Taylor to Milam County line. Utility pole and clouds in the distance.
Date: Summer 1936
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[U.S. Highway 79 Salt-stabiliztion treatment]

Description: Photograph of U.S. Highway 79. Salt-stabilization treatment from Taylor to the Milam County line. Summer 1936. Utility poles, car, corn field.
Date: Summer 1936
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[U.S. Highway 79 Salt strabilization treatment]

Description: Photograph of U.S. Highway 79 Salt-stabilization treatment from Taylor to Milam County line. Summer 1936. Mailbox in right-of-way and culvert at driveway.
Date: Summer 1936
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation