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Main Street Looking Northwest, 1883

Description: Photograph of the intersection of Second & Main Street in Taylor, 1883. Visible on right corner is First National Bank, which would become Taylor National Bank. The roads are dirt and mud, with horse-drawn wagons and carts. Early department stores and dry good stores are on the west side of Main Street running north.
Date: 1883

Fire Department, Taylor, Texas

Description: Postcard of the Taylor Fire Department, located at the back of Taylor City Hall. There were three bays for equipment. Pictured outside are a horse-drawn water wagon and a horse-drawn ladder wagon. Notice the white dog. There is correspondence in English written on the back of the card.
Date: 1907

Decorated for the Parade

Description: Photograph of an automobile decorated for a street parade, part of the celebration for the Taylor Fair, July 4, 1909. Louise Grau is the little girls in the back seat. Picture taken at Grau residence backyard, located 505 Washburn Street, Taylor.
Date: 1909

Grau Family in 1910 Buick

Description: Photograph of the Grau Family of 505 Washburn Street, in their two-cylinder 1910 Buick. This is the second car owned in Taylor. Passengers in the Buick are identified as: driver, Carl Grau, passenger Anna Becker Grau, and children in the back Fritz, Louise and Willis Grau.
Date: 1910

North On Main Street

Description: Postcard of a street view looking north on Main Street, from the corner of the Sixth Street intersection. Note the mansions on the left of the street, the horse drawn cart, man on a bicycle and a man walking. There is correspondence on the back in Swedish.
Date: 1910