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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
Partner: Taylor Public Library

[North San Gabriel River Bridge on U.S. Highway 81]

Description: 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.
Date: July 15, 1939
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[North San Gabriel River Bridge on U.S. Highway 81]

Description: 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)
Date: June 8, 1939
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[North San Gabriel River Bridge on U.S. Highway 81]

Description: 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.
Date: April 5, 1939
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
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.
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.
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[North San Gabriel River Bridge on U.S. Highway 81]

Description: 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.
Date: July 18, 1939
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[North San Gabriel River Bridge on U.S. Highway 81]

Description: 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 concrete bent number 2, North San Gabriel River bridge. Men are working on scaffolding for the bent and there is a partial view of a shovel.
Date: July 18, 1939
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[North San Gabriel River Bridge on U.S. Highway 81]

Description: 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 east let of pier number 2, North San Gabriel River bridge. Shovel, pick axe and bucket can be seen.
Date: July 18, 1939
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation