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Austin City Hall

Description: Looking northeast at the Austin City Hall building at the northeast corner of Colorado and 8th St.
Date: 1920
Item Type: Photograph

Austin Cotton Gin

Description: Austin Cotton Gin was owned by W. T. Caswell and was located on the west side of Chicon St. Horse-drawn wagons with bales of cotton. Workers pose for photograph. Hand-crank loading cranes on platform.
Date: 1900~
Creator: Caswell, W. T.
Item Type: Photograph

Austin Cotton Gin

Description: Austin Cotton Gin was owned by W. T. Caswell and was located on the west side of Chicon St. Horse-drawn wagons full of cotton. Workers pose for photograph.
Date: 1900~
Creator: Caswell, W. T.
Item Type: Photograph

Barton Creek Bridge

Description: Photograph of bridge crossing Barton Creek. Man on top of bridge. East end of bridge remains. Photo taken in the late 1800s.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Barton Springs Mill

Description: Photograph of boy sitting on part of the mill structure. View of the back of the mill. Caption reads, "This old grist mill was built and operated by G. T. Rabb in 1871 and here the first ice in Austin was manufactured. Rabb sent to France for the ice-making machinery. The mill was located near the old Scout hut at Barton Springs and a spring and dam furnished the power for the plant."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Barton Springs Pool

Description: People congregating near the diving board. Others on the grassy hill.
Date: June 17, 1925
Creator: Ellison Photo Co.
Item Type: Photograph