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Hotel Blazilmar

Description: Color postcard of the Hotel Blazilmar, located at 107 Porter Street, directly across from the I&GN Railroad Depot. The name of the hotel is a combination of the three investors: Howard Bland, A.J. Zilker and T.W. Marse. This hotel was originally the Murphy Hotel until 1917.
Date: 1935
Item Type: Postcard

I. & G.N. Depot

Description: Postcard of the International and Great Northern Railroad Depot, in Taylor, Texas. Correspondence on the back of the postcard in English.
Date: 1915
Item Type: Postcard

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?
Item Type: Photograph

Country Club, Taylor, Texas

Description: Photograph of the Taylor Country Club, a private golfing club in the south hills of Taylor, Texas. The club house has a dining room and dressing rooms upstairs.
Date: 192?
Item Type: Postcard

Fire Truck and Fire Wagon

Description: Photograph of a motorized fire engine and a horsedrawn fire wagon at the Taylor Fire Department Station behind Taylor City Hall.
Date: 19??
Item Type: Photograph

City Hall, Taylor, Texas

Description: Postcard of the 1905-1935 Taylor City Hall, located on Heritage Square in downtown Taylor. Faded correspondence on the back in English.
Date: 190?
Item Type: Postcard

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
Item Type: Postcard

Ed Hunke Bakery Wagon

Description: Photograph of Ed Hunke's bakery wagon, drawn by two horses through the muddy streets of Taylor. Shows Ed Hunke in the wagon, a man holding a basket standing next to him.
Date: 1926
Item Type: Photograph

Trains & Roundhouse

Description: Three photographs, with top photo showing trains on the track, with the Swift Building in the background; middle photo shows the roundhouse, bottom photo is a closer shot of two trains on the track.
Date: 193?
Item Type: Photograph