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3 Car Wreck

Description: Photograph of a three car wreck at 2nd & Davis Street, Taylor. Anna Turner, Taylor Negro, being removed from car following wreck. July 15, 1957.
Date: 1957

100 Block of Main Street

Description: Photograph of the 100 block of Main Street, Taylor. The First National Bank is featured, with a traffic signal in the street intersection.
Date: 1947

100 Block of W. Third Street

Description: Photograph of the 100 Block of W. Third Street showing the north side, with Montgomery Wards, A&P Grocery, then Patterson Bros. and Taylor Savings & Loan.
Date: 1963

100 Block West Second Street

Description: Photograph of the 100 block of West Second Street, viewed from the north side, possibly during a parade or celebration. Down the middle of the road is a buggy pulled by two horses with three passengers, one holding an umbrella.
Date: 193u

106 W. Third Street

Description: Photograph of 106 W. Third Street, Taylor. This location was the first home of City National Bank, then First State Bank & Trust, then a savings and loan.
Date: 1947

200 Block North Porter Street

Description: Photograph of 200 Block North Porter St. showing the City Garage on the left, a hotel in the middle, and the railroad depot on the right. Note the Model T automobiles parked along the unpaved street.
Date: 1915

200 Block of Main Street

Description: Photograph of the 200 block of North Main Street, east side of block seen. The large building is the Taylor National Bank. A large number of cars are parked along the street.
Date: 1956

200 Block of North Main

Description: Photograph of the 200 block of north Main, on the east side looking south. There is a clear view of the sidewalk, pedestrians, and cars parked along the street.
Date: 1947

208 N. Main Street

Description: Photograph of 208 N. Main Street, Taylor. Note the patient on a stretcher being carried upstairs on the alley side of the building.
Date: 194u

1921 Flood Washburn Street

Description: Photograph of the 1921 flood with men standing where Washburn Street had been washed away by flood waters.
Date: 1921

1st Taylor National Bank Float

Description: Photograph of the 1st Taylor National Bank float pulled by a tractor in the 1956 Rodeo Parade, Main Street, Taylor, Texas.
Date: 1956

Alex Bain Blacksmithing

Description: Photograph of Alex Bain's blacksmith shop, showing a view from the street with three men in front of the shop, with horses and carriages in the street. A sign on the second story of the building reads "Horse Shoeing Shop."
Date: 190?

Antique Cars in Taylor Parade

Description: Photograph of antique cars in Taylor Christmas Parade. The older 4 vehicles are early 1900's models, the last car in the line is a 1958 Ford.
Date: 195?

Austin's Horseless Carriage Club

Description: Photograph of the Austin's Horseless Carriage Club in the Taylor Rodeo Parade July 24, 1958. The old cars included 1905 and 1914 Cadillacs and a 1924 Ford
Date: 1958

Automobile Accident at 7th & Howard

Description: Photograph of an automobile accident involving two vehicles at the intersection of 7th and Howard Streets, October 22, 1957.
Date: October 22, 1957

The Baby Eagle

Description: Photograph of the Baby Eagle in Rodeo Parade, Main Street, Taylor, Texas, on July 24, 1958. This is a half-size version of the Missouri Pacific Line's Eagle Trains.
Date: 1958

The Baby Eagle

Description: Photograph of the Baby Eagle in the parade, Second Street, Taylor, Texas. Called the Baby Eagle,this train is half the size of the Missouri Pacific Line's Eagle trains. Featured in the Rodeo Parade, August 1956.
Date: 1956

Bartlett Wreck

Description: Photograph of a traffic wreck near Bartlett, April 1956, with a truck going off a narrow bridge. Vehicle identified as late 1940's Ford Truck.
Date: 1956

Birdseye View Looking No. West

Description: Photograph of early Taylor, looking to the northwest from an unidentified location. Earlier dating of 1896 is incorrect, as the 1905-1935 Taylor City Hall is visible on the horizon.
Date: 190?

Bledsoe House

Description: Photograph of workers building the Bledsoe House, located at 724 Huff Street, Taylor, Texas. Note workers with ladders and buckets, with a horse drawn carriage in front of the house.
Date: 191?

Booth Residence

Description: Photograph of the Booth's residence located at 2112 West Lake Drive, Taylor. Shows the Booth family in front with a dog and a horse.
Date: 190?

Boy Scout Troop 169

Description: Photograph of float by Boy Scout Troop 169, sponsored by the Taylor Optimist Club in the Taylor Rodeo Parade, Sept 14,1950. Picture taken from office window of Dr. E.M. Krenek, Dentist at 217 1/2 N. Main Street, Taylor.
Date: 1950

Brethren Church Bible School

Description: Photograph of students and teacher of the Brethren Church Bible school. Note behind the students, a residential street and parked car, a 1940's model.
Date: 195?