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[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

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

[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

[Louis Kruger on horse]

Description: Photograph of Louis Kruger on the showhorse "Dick" between Hutto and Taylor. Per the lender, "you could ask him (the horse) if he liked girls he would shake his head up and down."
Date: 1937
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[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.
Item Type: Photograph
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). Demolition stage shows truss being lowered to the ground, old North San Gabriel River bridge.
Date: June 13, 1939
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
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). Demolition showing tower derrick set up to remove trusses and to set new structural steel, North San Gabriel River bridge.
Date: June 12, 1939
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
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). Demolition stage shows dismantling trusses, North San Gabriel River bridge.
Date: June 12, 1939
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
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). Demolition stage shows truss on the ground, old North San Gabriel River bridge.
Date: June 13, 1939
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
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). Demolition stage shows truss lowered to ground, old North San Gabriel River bridge.
Date: June 13, 1939
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
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 from top of guy derrick over stripped trusses. On U.S. Highway 81 also known as Highway 2 (old designation)
Date: June 13, 1939
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
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. View from top of guy derrick of embankment construction between old and detour bridges over the North San Gabriel River. On U.S. Highway 81 also known as Highway 2 (old designation)
Date: June 13, 1939
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
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.
Item Type: Photograph
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. On U.S. Highway 81 also known as Highway 2 (old designation)
Date: June 8, 1939
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
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. Removing concrete floor from old North San Gabriel River bridge on U.S. Highway 81 also known as Highway 2 (old designation). Shows men and equipment on the bridge deck.
Date: June 8, 1939
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
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.
Item Type: Photograph
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. The old North San Gabriel River on U.S. Highway 81 also known as Highway 2 (old designation). Shows asphalt surface, pedestrian sidewalk and trucks on the bridge.
Date: April 11, 1939
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

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

Description: Photograph of Photograph of Federal Aid Project 260 (2) Job 16. The old North San Gabriel River on U.S. Highway 81 also known as Highway 2 (old designation). Shows oblique view of bridge and trees and brushy growth in the river bed.
Date: April 11, 1939
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation