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[Railroad near Llano]

Description: Photograph of a crowd of people and horse-drawn carriages gathered around a train on a railroad in a forest. A note on back reads "Mr. Will Todman from England, Time Keeper for Quarries at Llano, Texas. Quarrying granite for consturction of the State Capitol at Austin. 50,000 tones narrow [illegible] R.R. A. & N.W. Near Llano -- before R.R. was finished to an Austin Band was was hired to play -- Group Moore F. [illegible], (Major Ramsdell)."
Date: [1864..1881]

[Railroad near Kingsland]

Description: Photograph of a train on the Austin and Northwest Railroad line on a hillside, taken from a treeline above. People are visible at the front, back, and windows of the train, and two buildings are in the distance below. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph reads, "Near Granite Mountain [illegible] Burnet and Marble Falls, about 1882 near Kingsland. A&NW RR."
Date: 1882

[Llano Parade]

Description: Photograph of man standing on the street, wearing a law enforcement uniform including a gun in a tooled holster. He is holding a hat behind his back. Decorative flags are visible over the street and the Llano County Courthouse is in the background.
Date: June 6, 1946
Creator: Douglass, Neal

Colorado River, Llano County

Description: Photograph of the Colorado River in Llano County near Marble Falls. The water flows down flat, stair-like layers of granite. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Colorado River -- Llano County Texas -- Below [Marble] Falls. Granite Shoals."
Date: unknown