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[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, 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]

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

[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.

[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

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