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1891 Colorado County Courthouse Restoration

Description: Photograph of the clock tower and roof of the 1891 Colorado County courthouse restoration project. The clock is running, however it is incorrect. Time of photo was c. 8:30 A.M. November 4, 2009.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

1891 Colorado County Courthouse Restoration Interior

Description: Photograph of a lion's head medallion decoration in the 1891 Colorado County courthouse in down town Columbus, Texas. November 4,2009. The lion's head decoration is also used around the inner base ring of the dome.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

1891 Colorado County Courthouse Restoration Interior

Description: Photograph of the temporary courtroom on the first floor of the 1891 Colorado County courthouse in down town Columbus, Texas. Note the fold-up benches.Also the woodwork in the north east corner of the room. November 4,2009.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

1891 Colorado County Courthouse Restoration Interior

Description: Photograph of the Seth Thomas clock works in the west end of the east-west hall on the first floor of the 1891 Colorado County courthouse in down town Columbus, Texas. The clock works is connected to the tower clocks with the usual mechanical drive. Novembwe 4, 2009.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

1891 Colorado County Courthouse THSC Marker

Description: Photograph of THSC Marker for the 1891 Colorado County courthouse in down town Columbus, Texas. The marker is on the courthouse lawn and has a "courthouse history" sketch. Eugene Heiner was the original architect for the courthouse with a clock and bell tower.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

1891 Colorado County Courthouse Tiffiny Glass Dome

Description: Photograph of a Tiffany glass dome in the Colorado County courthouse. The ornate glass is made up of various shades of green, and a green glass light fixture hangs down from it. The dome is set into round indention in the ceiling of an off-white room.
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