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Central Freight Lines, Killeen

Description: This is the Central Freight Lines facility in Killeen, possibly on Business Hwy. 190. Trailers surround the docks and cars are parked around the building.
Date: unknown

[Central Texas College]

Description: Aerial view of Central Texas College prior to the construction of the new, multi-lane Highway 190. The bell tower and duck pond are visible near the front center of the photo, where a U-shaped drive is clearly seen. In addition to the campus buildings and automobiles in the photograph, a large area of mostly flat, barren land is visible along with a few hills. The The college opened September 19, 1967.
Date: 1960~


Description: Photograph of four children standing near a house. An automobile is parked behind them. The three boys all wear hats.
Date: unknown

[Condor Park swimming pool]

Description: The swimming pool in Condor Park. A man is preparing to dive from the high dive.
Date: unknown
Creator: Brymer

Construction of New Highway 190 at FM 440

Description: Aerial view of Highway 190 and FM 440 under construction near Killeen, Texas. Homes and businesses are near the intersection.
Date: [1971..1973]
Creator: DeBolt, Rob

Construction of the Killeen Community Center

Description: Killeen Community Center, located on the NE corner of Business 190 and W. S. Young, under construction. The photograph shows the front (south side) of the building, with scaffolding against the south wall of the gymnasium as its walls are in progress. The building was opened March 1974.
Date: unknown

Cotton year in Killeen, Texas

Description: Photograph, taken 1905 or 1906, depicts cotton loaded on a railroad car. A group of men stand atop the bales and alongside on a platform; men sit in two horse-drawn drays next to the pile of bales. The caption for the photograph reads: Loading bales of cotton on flat cars at Santa Fe Station in a bumper cotton year. Two-wheeled drays (left) hauled bales from cotton yard located in the 400 block of Avenue D.
Date: 1905~/1906~

[Couple posing nearing rocks]

Description: An adult man and woman pose on a stretch of sand near a rocky outcrop, probably along the Lampasas River.
Date: unknown

[Ding Dong Grocery on FM 440, Lampasas River]

Description: The Ding Dong Grocery Store on FM 440 Lampasas River. Photo Work courtesy of Killeen High School Photojournalist Department: Ray Van Hoozer, Troy Stafford, Andrew Ybarra, Kenneth Berrios, Ron Popi, Paula Brock.
Date: unknown

Dolph Briscoe political rally

Description: Photograph of Texas governor Dolph Briscoe, Jr., giving a speech at a banquet held in the Killeen Community Center in 1974. A banner behind the podium reads "Opportunities Galore in '74."
Date: 1974

[Dr. Spivey and others in a car]

Description: Five gentleman in a car; Dr. Spivey (driving); Back seat: Robert Callahan; Charlie Hairston; Horace Law. Featured in the background are Horace Law's Barber Shop, and Cox's Studio.
Date: 1905~/1910~