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[Granger Street Scene]

Description: Photograph of a street in Granger. In the photograph is Baca and Co. Furniture and Stove Store established ca. 1900 in Granger.
Date: 1908~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Horse & Buggy by gin]

Description: Photograph of early cotton gin in Williamson County. Mule pulled wagon out in front.
Date: 1900~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

Hoxie Ranch House

Description: Photograph of the Hoxie Ranch House, front view, located 6 miles northeast of Taylor, 1906. Photo from the Seider Family History: "site of many happy weekend visits."
Date: 1906
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Hoxie Ranch House

Description: Photograph of the Hoxie Ranch House, rear view, 1905. Picture shows the Seiders' horse (Old Joe) and surrey with the Seiders' and Hoxie's older girls. Photograph from The Seiders Family History.
Date: 1905
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

[Locomotive on bridge]

Description: Black and white photograph shows a locomotive, a 4-4-0 coal burner, built in the late 1880s; the train is backing in from Georgetown; this train is on the track above the W.J. Walsh family; they are having a picnic on the rocky banks of Brushy Creek in Old Town Round Rock.
Date: 1904
Creator: Henington Publishing Co.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Main Street Granger]

Description: Photograph of Street scene in Granger. Main Street. There is a handwritten note with an arrow that says "my place of business".
Date: 1900~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

Parade Wagon

Description: Photograph of women in horse drawn wagon all decorated for July 4th Parade, 1927.
Date: 1905
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Road from Taylor to Thrall

Description: Photograph of a typical country road & bridge built by H.B. Seiders. Shown is the road from Taylor to Thrall on the northern tip of Allison Lake.
Date: 1908
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

[Round Rock Creamery with buggy]

Description: This is a black and white photograph of the Round Rock Creamery in 1904. Farmers brought milk here where it was separated. The farmers returned home with the skimmed milk. On the left is a buggy belonging to Archie Hester. Simon Burkland's buggy is in the middle. Carl A. Johnson is on the right and Rueben Johnson is standing near the buggy wheel on the left. F. L. Aten was the plant manager. The business failed due to lack of refrigeration.
Date: 1904
Creator: Henington Publishing Co.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Round Rock Hook & Ladder Co. with wagon]

Description: Black and white photograph of the Round Rock Hook and Ladder Co.; 18 men in pant and shirt uniforms with bibs labeled "1"; military-style flat, short brimmed caps; some of the men hold tall hooks, buckets and an ax; they stand in front of or on or sit in a long wooden wagon
Date: 1907~
Creator: Henington Publishing Co.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Round Rock Hook & Ladder Co. with wagon]

Description: Photograph of the Round Rock Hook and Ladder Co.; 18 men in pant and shirt uniforms with bibs labeled "1"; military-style flat, short brimmed caps; some of the men hold tall hooks, buckets and an ax; they stand in front of or on or sit in a long wooden wagon
Date: 1907~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Round Rock Post office Mail Carriers with buggy]

Description: Photograph of two mail carriers and the Postmaster standing in front of the U.S. Post Office in 1905 in Round Rock. From left to right: Bob Carlson, father of Carlo and Leon Carlson, unidentified, and Postmaster Robert Hyland, 1897-1911. Each mail carrier stands in front of a horse-drawn hack, which they would drive all around the countryside to deliver mail, and which are identified by signs reading "US Mail Route No. --". Both carriers hold bags of mail, and Carlson also holds a metal cash box. The post office behind them is a limestone building with double front doors, arched glass windows, pillars, and a covered porch.
Date: 1905
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Round Rock Post Office with buggy]

Description: Photograph of the old post office building. Two wheel rural route mail hacks delivered the mail and one is pictured on the left with the horse on the right. Postmaster Robert Hyland has on the derby hat.
Date: 1905
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

Seiders Children in a Horse-drawn Surrey

Description: Photograph of the Seiders children in a horse-drawn surrey, 1903. Taken near the Seiders residence in Taylor. Identified from left to right: Henry B. Jr., Emma & Alice. Photograph from the Seiders Family History.
Date: 1903
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Typical Country Road and Bridge

Description: Photograph of a typical country road and bridge built by H.B. Seiders, early Taylor resident. Shown is the road from Taylor to Thrall on the northern tip of Allison Lake in Williamson County.
Date: 1908
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

[Wagons clearing fire debris]

Description: Photograph of East Street in Hutto after a fire destroyed most of the buildings, horse-drawn wagons clear debris.
Date: 1902~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Walsh Family with horse & buggy]

Description: Photograph of the W. J. Walsh family in front of Trinity College in 1907. In the foreground is a horse-drawn buggy with four occupants, a man, woman, and two children. In the background is a light colored school building with twin bell towers and arched doorways and windows.
Date: 1907
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum