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1891 Colorado County Courthouse Restoration

Description: Photograph of restoration in progress on the 1891 Colorado County courthouse in downtown Columbus, Texas. The view is of the north side of the courthouse facing U.S. Highway 90. Scaffolding covers the stone building.
Date: November 4, 2009
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

1891 Colorado County Courthouse Restoration Interior

Description: Photograph of the entrance to a courtroom in the Colorado County courthouse in Columbus, Texas. Double doors are set into a wall with wood paneling. Two light fixtures hang down over the carpeted floor. Chairs and a desk line the wall.
Date: November 4, 2009
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

1891 Colorado County Courthouse Restoration Interior

Description: Photograph of a stairway in the interior of the Colorado County courthouse. The wooden stairs wind past windows and off white-walls. A small chandelier hangs on the wall under the landing over the floor above.
Date: November 4, 2009
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

1891 Colorado County Courthouse Restoration Interior

Description: Photograph of the inside of the west entrance door of the 1891 Colorado County courthouse in downtown Columbus, Texas. Sign on doors advises to use north exit only. Marble floors, double entry doors with a wide transom, and brass light fixture.
Date: November 4, 2009
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

1891 Colorado County Courthouse Restoration Interior

Description: Photograph of east-west hall in the 1891 Colorado County courthouse in downtown Columbus, Texas. The hall is lined with courthouse furniture and a glass display cabinet on the right side with the operating clock mechanism for the tower clocks.
Date: November 4, 2009
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

1891 Colorado County Courthouse Restoration Interior

Description: Photograph of the north entry hall of the 1891 Colorado County courthouse in down town Columbus, Texas. The interior features detailed woodwork, tall transom doors, arched hall decoration, brass light fixtures, marble floors, and historic photographs on the walls.
Date: November 4, 2009
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

1895 Ellis County Courthouse Clock Tower Base and Eagle

Description: Photograph of base of the tower and roof ridge, with an eagle sculpture perched on it, on the 1895 Ellis County Courthouse in downtown Waxahachie, Texas. A close up view of the detailed stone work on the tower base and one of the four eagle that grace the roof.
Date: October 6, 2007
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph