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6th and Congress Streets in Austin

Description: Photograph of the intersection of 6th and Congress Avenue looking east towards the Driskill Hotel. People, horse-drawn carriages and street cars occupy the street.
Date: unknown
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

[Battle Hall]

Description: Looking southwest at the front and side entrance to Battle Hall on the University of Texas campus. The street in front of the building no longer exists.
Date: unknown
Creator: Jordan Company
Item Type: Photograph

Bull Creek

Description: Bull Creek with short waterfall with car in background.
Date: unknown
Creator: Jordan Company
Item Type: Photograph

Bullock's Hotel

Description: Line drawing of Bullock's Hotel. Bullock's stood at the northwest corner of Congress Avenue and Pecan (6th) Street 1839-1852
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Burnette's No. 1]

Description: Photograph of a man standing in front of Magnolia Gasoline sign. Burnette's Service Station was located at 1700 San Jacinto (now a State of Texas parking garage) and owned by L Berry Burnette.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Busy Congress Avenue

Description: View of Capitol along Congress Avenue. Horse & buggies line the avenue. Street rail going up Congress and across Sixth St.
Date: 190?
Creator: Ellison Photo Co.
Item Type: Photograph

[Capitol Grounds]

Description: Looking northwest at the Capitol dome from a pond on the grounds. Pond is no longer present, but noted by a marker on the grounds.
Date: unknown
Creator: Jordan-Ellison
Item Type: Photograph

Congress Avenue

Description: Photograph of Congress Avenue, looking north from between 5th and 6th streets. 1853 Capitol building in view.
Date: [187?]
Item Type: Photograph