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[Seaholm Power Plant]

Description: Photograph of the Seaholm Power Plant in Austin, TX during the 1920s. Inscribed on the back of the photograph is "From left to right: "New" boiler room, turbine room, "Old" boiler room, which became the shop after equipment was removed and black stack torn down - 1927?". "Austin the Friendly City" is painted down the tall stack.
Date: 192?

[Seaholm Power Plant]

Description: Photograph of the Seaholm Power Plant. Caption on print: "L-R: 'New' boiler room, turbine room, 'old' boiler room--which became the shop after equipment was removed and black stack torn down." A smokestack reads "Austin the Friendly City."
Date: 1927~

Pecan Street Looking East from Oliphant's Photo Gallery

Description: Photograph of East Pecan Street (now 6th street) with William Oliphant (who had a jewelry store on Pecan Street in 1852) on a horse. The child next to the horse is Will Carter. A building in the background is visible and has "Missouri House" painted on the side. It was the residence of Michael Ziller. A sign also hangs from the second floor balcony of the house reading "Austin Motel." Also visible in the background is England & Hannig Cabinet Makers.
Date: November 1866
Creator: Oliphant, W.J.

[Sixth Street]

Description: Photograph of Sixth Street in Austin. Buildings are visible on either side, and streetcar tracks are in the road. A few horse-drawn carriages are in the road. A sign is visible for L.W. Culver Furniture. A tall electric pol is on the right side.
Date: [1880, 1900]

West 6th Street

Description: Photograph of "West 6th Street, looking west from Guadalupe Street, after street railway tracks were removed and street repaired. Used in 1940 Annual Report." Signs are visible for Kash-Karry, Paris Café, Koch Cleaning, and a Bowling Center. Cars are parked along each side.
Date: February 5, 1941