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The Baby Eagle

Description: Photograph of the Baby Eagle in Rodeo Parade, Main Street, Taylor, Texas, on July 24, 1958. This is a half-size version of the Missouri Pacific Line's Eagle Trains.
Date: 1958
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

The Baby Eagle

Description: Photograph of the Baby Eagle in the parade, Second Street, Taylor, Texas. Called the Baby Eagle,this train is half the size of the Missouri Pacific Line's Eagle trains. Featured in the Rodeo Parade, August 1956.
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

[Band in parade]

Description: Photograph of band in parade in Georgetown. South Avenue "LINDELL PETERSON & CO." on left. MILES BRO'S CLEANERS TAILORS HATTERS on right. Band in center of street with car behind. Crowds on both sides of South Avenue.
Date: 1940~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

Baptist Church, Taylor, Texas

Description: Postcard of the First Baptist Church located on 6th Street in Taylor, Texas. Correspondence on the back of the card is in Swedish.
Date: 1908
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Taylor Public Library

[Barnstormer Airplane]

Description: Photograph of Barnstormer airplane at Gunnar and Irene Rydell farm, northwest of Taylor. He was a barnstormer before 1936.
Date: 1926
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

Bartlett Wreck

Description: Photograph of a traffic wreck near Bartlett, April 1956, with a truck going off a narrow bridge. Vehicle identified as late 1940's Ford Truck.
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

[Berry Creek Bridge Flood Damage]

Description: Photograph of the east frontage road of Interstate 35 at Berry Creek, looking west. Erosion is visible in the base and pavement at north end of Berry Creek low-water structure. Date of flood: May 16, 1959
Date: May 19, 1965
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[Berry Creek Bridge Flood Damage]

Description: East frontage road Interstate 37 Berry Creek. Date of Flood: May 16, 1965. At south end of Berry Creek Low Water Structure showing erosion of base and surfacing.
Date: May 19, 1965
Creator: Texas Department of Transportation
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[Berry Creek Bridge Flood Damage]

Description: East frontage road Interstate 35, Berry Creek. Looking east showing erosion at north end of Berry Creek Low Water Structure. Date of Flood: May 16, 1965. Two men are standing on damaged area.
Date: May 19, 1965
Creator: Texas Department of Transportation
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[Berry Creek Bridge on U.S. Highway 81]

Description: Photograph of damage to Berry Creek Bridge on U.S. Highway 81 showing crumpling of truss. Detail of the upper half of the truss.
Date: 1959
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[Berry Creek Bridge on U.S. Highway 81]

Description: Photograph of damage to Berry Creek Bridge on U.S. Highway 81 showing a detail of the crumpled truss included sheered and twisted metal and breaks in the structure.
Date: 1959
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[Berry Creek Bridge on U.S. Highway 81]

Description: Photograph of damage to Berry Creek Bridge on U.S. Highway 81 showing a detail of the crumpled truss included sheered and twisted metal and breaks in the structure.
Date: 1959
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[Berry Creek Bridge on U.S. Highway 81]

Description: Photograph of damage to Berry Creek Bridge on U.S. Highway 81 showing a detail of the crumpled truss included sheered and twisted metal and breaks in the structure.
Date: 1959
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[Berry Creek Bridge on U.S. Highway 81]

Description: Photograph of damage to Berry Creek Bridge on U.S. Highway 81 showing crumpling of truss and barricades at the rear of the bridge. A man is stooped to examine the truss at the bridge deck.
Date: 1959
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[Berry Creek Bridge on U.S. Highway 81]

Description: Photograph of damage to Berry Creek Bridge on U.S. Highway 81. Shows bent and broken metal truss elements.
Date: 1959
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[Berry Creek 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 forms after placing concrete pier number 2, Berry Creek bridge.
Date: July 18, 1939
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[Berry Creek Bridge on U.S. Highway 81]

Description: Photograph of damage to Berry Creek Bridge on U.S. Highway 81 showing crumpling of truss. Detail of damage shows partial view of the dedication plaque beginning: J.D. Fauntleroy, State Highway Engineer.
Date: 1959
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

Bird Eye View of Taylor

Description: Postcard of an elevated view of Main Street, looking northwest from Second Street. Correspondence on the back in English.
Date: 191?
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Birdseye View Looking No. West

Description: Photograph of early Taylor, looking to the northwest from an unidentified location. Earlier dating of 1896 is incorrect, as the 1905-1935 Taylor City Hall is visible on the horizon.
Date: 190?
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library