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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

[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

[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

[Tree in a Boulder]

Description: Photograph of a tree growing through a boulder, with the boulder cracked midway. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Tree splits a granite boulder near Marble Falls, TX, Llano County 1879."
Date: 1879

[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.

[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?

[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?

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

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]

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

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

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

[Railroad near Burnet]

Description: Photograph of an Austin and Northwest Railroad train moving through the countryside. Several people are visible on the rear cart of the train, looking at the camera. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph reads, "Excursion on A&NW RR narrow engine about 1882 near Burnet. W.J.L. Sullivan -- Texas Ranger in for ground with work. Slaughter Gap near Fairland and Marble Falls."
Date: 1882
Creator: Hill, S. B.

[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

[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

Cutstone yard, Burnet, Texas

Description: View of the cut stone yard in Burnet, Texas. The stones were used to construct the Texas state Capitol building.
Date: 1886
Creator: Cooper, S.H.

A&NW RR Depot, Marble Falls

Description: Photograph of the Austin and Northwest Railroad depot in Marble Falls. The train station consists of a small building (on the right) with a garden (in the foreground). Men and women are gathered around a train and the building, looking towards the camera.
Date: 1888

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.

Ruins of Ft. Croghan

Description: Photograph of a man standing in the ruins of Fort Croghan in Burnet County. The ruins consist of a very low stone wall and other stones strewn about a field.
Date: [1920..1929]

[Farmland in Burnet, Texas]

Description: Photograph of farmland in Burnet, Texas. A farmer can be seen harvesting crops in the distance.
Date: June 10, 1923

[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

[Inside of a Cave]

Description: Photograph of a cave at the Longhorn Caverns State Park. There is a group of people standing inside a cave with a park ranger, and one woman is sitting on the wall.
Date: December 7, 1952
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
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[Longhorn Caverns State Park]

Description: Photograph of a view of Longhorn Caverns State Park. There are steps down into the caverns, and there is a house on a hill in the background.
Date: December 7, 1952
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
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