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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

New Street Sweeper

Description: Photograph of the City of Taylor's new street sweeper, a Patrol Sweeper by Austin-Western Road Machinery Co., 1942 model. Posed around the sweeper are (l to r): Harry Pickoff (Dr. Pepper bottler); Ray Arrington; Peter Richards (City Manager); Ed Carver (city commissioner & ran Western Auto); Dr. J.K. McWonter.
Date: 194?