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[Cliffs at Marble Falls]

Description: Photograph of a cliff of flat, layered rock, with small trees growing on its side and top. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Marble Falls, Llano County, Texas 1884, South side up to Honeymoon."
Date: 1884
Item Type: Photograph

[Colorado River]

Description: Photograph of the Colorado River. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "The Colorado Northwest of Austin. Llano County, Kingston, Below Falls [...]"
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Colorado River]

Description: Photograph of the Colorado River near Marble Falls, Texas. The river meets with steep hills on both sides. Photograph is cabinet card format.
Date: unknown
Creator: Hillyer, H. B.
Item Type: Photograph

[Colorado River Bridge]

Description: Photograph of a bridge over the Colorado River near Kingsland and Marble Falls, taken from a distance and capturing it from the side. People are seen crossing the bridge on foot.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Colorado River Bridge]

Description: Photograph of a bridge over the Colorado River near Kingsland and Marble Falls. People are crossing it on foot. There is a town and residential area (possibly Kingsland or Marble Falls) visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Colorado River Near Marble Falls

Description: Photograph of the Colorado River near Marble Falls. The river cuts between two hills, with the photograph being taken from one of them. A note on the back indicates the photo was taken from a bridge at Marble Falls.
Date: 1881
Item Type: Photograph

Colorado River, Texas near Marble Falls

Description: Photograph of a river and the surrounding landscape near Marble Falls. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Colorado River, Texas - 1879, near Marble Falls, below the falls."
Date: 1879
Item Type: Photograph

[Fishermen at Marble Falls]

Description: Photograph of men, women, and children with fishing rods, standing in a=the Colorado River at Marble Falls. A small building is visible on the bank to the left. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Marble Falls, Texas -- Shoe Factory -- Roper Gristmill M Falls."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Granite for the Capitol]

Description: Photograph of people and horses gathered around a deposit of granite. The granite is cut into progressively smaller blocks from its original mass. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Granite Mountain about 1884. This mountain of granite supplied 50,000 tons of granite for the Texas State Capitol at Austin and about 450,000 tons to Galveston for the sea wall and jetties."
Date: 1884
Item Type: Photograph

Granite Mountain

Description: Photograph of two men in a hilly landscape, with a moving train in the background. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph reads, "Granite Mountain near Marble Falls, Texas 1882, A&NW [Austin and Northwest] Narrow Gauge R.R."
Date: 1882
Item Type: Photograph

Granite Mountain near Marble Falls, Texas

Description: Photograph of a large, smooth stone hill behind a line of trees. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph reads, "Granite Mountain near Marble Falls, Texas. 1890."
Date: 1890
Creator: Chapman, F.
Item Type: Photograph

[Lady in a Carriage]

Description: Photograph of a lady in a carriage in front of a two-story house. The caption on the back reads "This is the buggy we had in the parade in Bonham, Texas in [blank]. [Illegible] Grace McQuigg driving. The McQuigg Wilson Mercantile Co.'s entry."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Marble Falls]

Description: Photograph of the town of Marble Falls. Two dirt roads lead into the town. Several buildings are visible in the distance, with hills covering the horizon. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Marble Falls [...] Hotel, Chalk Hotel, [...] Stone, Kingsland ? Antlers Hotel, From Project Saloon, Pare Hotel."
Date: 1880?
Creator: Hill, S. B.
Item Type: Photograph

[Marble Falls]

Description: Photograph of a small town by a river, taken from the other side of the water. Small buildings are visible to the left, and men and horses are visible in various locations in the distance.
Date: 1880?
Item Type: Photograph

[Marble Falls]

Description: Photograph of a small town (possibly Marble Falls) by a river, taken from the other side of the water. Small, wooden buildings are visible just past the bank.
Date: 1880?
Item Type: Photograph

[Marble Falls]

Description: Photograph of the town of Marble Falls. Dirt roads criss-cross into the town. There are two circles of buildings in the distance, with people and horses standing in the dirt roads. A handwritten note on the back says, "Marble Falls, Texas 1879, Bank Saloon, Granite [Mountain?]"
Date: 1879
Item Type: Photograph

[Marble Falls]

Description: Photograph of a river at Marble Falls, Texas. The water is flowing down layers of flat rock. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Marble Falls, Texas 1879, Granite Shoals, Looking North [illegible]."
Date: 1879
Item Type: Photograph

[Marble Falls]

Description: Photograph of a stream at Marble Falls. A small group of men, women, and children are on the rocks on the far side of the river. The rocks in the stream are flat layers of sedimentary rock. Shrubbery is in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Marble Falls, Texas

Description: Photograph of a river at Marble Falls. This vantage point captures the part of the falls where the calm, reflective water meets with the rocks. A note on the back indicates "Harry Roper's mill on west bank."
Date: 1880
Item Type: Photograph

Marble Falls, Texas

Description: Photograph of the river at Marble Falls. Water flows down the shelves of sedimentary rock. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Roper Mill - at Marble Falls", probably referring to the small building in the distance, slightly to the left of the center of the photograph.
Date: [1880..1890]
Item Type: Photograph

Marble Falls, Texas

Description: Photograph of Marble Falls. A narrow river flows through shelves of rock. Two small buildings are visible in the top left corner of the photograph.
Date: 1882
Item Type: Photograph

[Marble Falls Wool Scouring Equipment]

Description: Photograph of large wool scouring equipment from Marble Falls. There are several men standing on and in front of the equipment. The picture was taken at the site of the Walker's Austex Chili Plant in downtown Austin.
Date: January 13, 1941
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph