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1883 Bastrop County Courthouse

Description: Photograph of the north west corner of the 1883 Bastrop County courthouse showing trim detail, the walkway to the 1892 Bastrop County jail, and the first north annex connected to the courthouse.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

1883 Bastrop County Courthouse

Description: Photograph of the west side of the 1883 Bastrop County courthouse and the added second story walkway to the old jail. The first floor entrance was used for support and the door into the courthouse was put in a second floor window. The walkway is built of modern steel.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

1883 Bastrop County Courthouse

Description: Photograph of Bastrop County courthouse in downtown Bastrop, Texas. The view is of the southeast corner of the courthouse. To the left (east) is a newer courthouse annex and to the right is the 1892 Bastrop County jail. The jail is now a courthouse annex two blocks from a business district.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

1883 Bastrop County Courthouse and North Annex

Description: Photograph of the north east corner of the Bastrop County courthouse and the north annex. There is a Confederate Veterans memorial on the lawn and a clock tower on the courthouse roof. The view is from Pine and Water Streets on the northeast corner of the courthouse lawn.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

1883 Bastrop County Courthouse County Clerk's Office

Description: Photograph of the vault door into the County Clerk's office in the 1883 Bastrop County courthouse. This is the north to south hall. The north exit door to the north annex is in the background. There are photographs above the wainscoting of the bicolored walls.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

1883 Bastrop County Courthouse Interior

Description: Photograph of the west to east entrance hall of the 1883 Bastrop County courthouse. The north to south hall intersects in the center, cruciform style. There are arched entrance doors, arches in the halls, dark marble floors, lighter marble wainscot, dark wood trim, and a mix of light fixtures.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

1883 Bastrop County Courthouse Interior

Description: Photograph of stairs to the third floor in the 1883 Bastrop County courthouse. The stairs are comprised of woodwork painted in white and stained wood. There is an arch opening to left of the courtroom with a door and transom.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

1883 Bastrop County Courthouse North Side

Description: Photograph of the north side of the 1883 Bastrop County courthouse in Bastrop, Texas. The stone building is topped with a clock tower and has a stone memorial and a landscaped flora outside.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

1883 Bastrop County Courthouse Stairs

Description: Photograph of stairs in the 1883 Bastrop County courthouse. A wooden bannister runs up the left side of the stairway. A man in a red shirt and blue jeans walks up the stairs on the left side of the photo.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

1883 Bastrop County Courthouse Walkway

Description: Photograph of the west entrance to the 1883 Bastrop County courthouse showing the alterations at the west entrance to accommodate a second floor walkway of modern steel to go to the old jail.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

1892 Bastrop County Jail

Description: Photograph of 1892 Bastrop County jail and the second story walkway that connects to the Bastrop County courthouse.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

1892 Bastrop County Jail

Description: Photograph of the 1892 Bastrop County jail. There is white pressed metal cornice work at the top of the second floor, contrasting red and tan brick work, quoined corners, stilted arched windows of red brick, white and red string courses, and red brick chimneys.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

1892 Bastrop County Jail

Description: Photograph of window and corner detail of the 1892 Bastrop County jail. Red brick quoined outside corners, tan brick walls, red brick stilted arches on windows, red and white string courses, and a white pressed metal cornice.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

1892 Bastrop County Jail, North Side

Description: Photograph of the west end of the north side of the 1892 Bastrop county jail, which is now a courthouse annex. The address of 801 "Pine Street" is visible on the back entrance door.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

1892 Bastrop County Jail with Second Floor Walk Way

Description: Photograph of the 1892 Bastrop county jail and a modern steel walk way coming from the 1883 Bastrop county courthouse. The entrance into the old jail building was made through an upper story window. The first story window was not disturbed. "Star of Texas" brick retainers can be seen on the brick walls.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

1922 Colorado River Bridge

Description: Photograph of details of the steel trusses, concrete road bed, concrete bridge approach rails, and concrete piers of the 1922 Kansas City Bridge Company's Colorado River Bridge. The bridge was taken out of service due to being outdated, with the new bridge alongside it. The old bridge is now a walking bridge and is part of the city park.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph