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[Madison Gas Station/Store - 109 South Main Street]
Photograph of a brick one story building with red painted letters, some of which read Radiator and Service, and a porte-cochère, under which a car is parked. A metal fence with gate and sign reading Please No Parking in the Drive Way encloses an overgrown grass area and rusted structure next to the building. The concrete / gravel driveway is in poor repair with large potholes and puddles.
[Railroad House - 114 East Martin Street]
Photograph of a one story building with a partially covered driveway and a covered front porch including brick details above the doors and windows. A car is parked under the covered driveway, and the front yard has a small circular border around a small plant, front walkway from the street to the front doors, and lush plants and tall vase / planter obscuring the front porch.
[Railroad House - 112 East Martin Street]
Photograph of brick one story building with a covered porch, maroon trim, two separate front doors, and brick details along the wall above the windows and doors. The front yard is well kept with flowers lining the front walk way and a tiny white fence bordering the lush garden space along the front porch.
[Railroad House - 110 East Martin Street]
Photograph of a building's front entrance with teal trim, covered awning over the front door supported by wrought iron beams, and a wall mounted mailbox. Bushes and a chain link fence are across the foreground.
[Dietert Home - 208 East Martin Street]
Photograph of a one story building including a bay window addition with brick detail on the corners and a covered porch with a large plywood sheet against the wall and fabric draped on the banister. A blue car is parked in front of the porch, and a two story house is partially visible behind the home. The foreground shows a tree, utility pole, and concrete slab with curb in the yard next to the street curb.
[Railroad Rooms - 109 West Martin Street]
Photograph of an adobe one story building in very poor repair, with three peaks in the roof with circular vents on the front wall. The front wall is stained two colors, materials are torn up from the base of the wall, and the wall bears the remains of a roof over the concrete slab covered with construction materials (used to be a front porch). A car is parked on the lawn parallel to the front of the house by the front walkway. A concrete entry for a driveway is visible along the sidewalk between a utility pole and a sign reading No Parking - Drive Way.
[Commercial Building - 119 West Martin Street]
Photographs of a large warehouse building with a windowed storefront and a stepped roof-line. A barbed wire topped chain link fence encloses a large concrete space next to the building including street lights and miscellaneous equipment and supplies under an awning along the building. The left photograph shows the storefront and a car parked along the street. The right photograph shows a two door garage at the back of the building a shopping cart and miscellaneous materials next to a tree at the corner of the fence, and another car parked along the street.
[Charles Miller home - 112 West Martin Street]
Photographs of a wood and rock house with an addition, in process or blue screened-in porch, and a metal chainlink fence and bushes separate the property from the sidewalk. The left photograph shows the front entrance and left side of the house as viewed from an angle across the street. The right photograph is a closer image of the part of the house to the right of the front door, including front walkway, and is taken from directly across the street.
[Madison Garage - Corner Martin and South Main Streets]
Photograph of a white building on a corner lot with two large garage door openings and, possibly, a second story roofed tower. Utility poles and lines cross the photo; a fire hydrant is located on the street corner.
[Taylor Duke Commercial Building - Main Street]
Photograph of a stand alone building with windowed storefront on two sides of the building, suspended awning on the street side, and painted letters reading Taylor Duke. A partial view of a car, utility pole, and a parking meter are along the street in front of the building. A parked car and two small trees growing in a median are in the parking lot along the side of the building.
[Old Federal Building - Corner of Main and Broadway]
Photograph of a Italian Renaissance styled three story building with stairs, flanked by globe light poles, leading up to the entrances on either side of the building, medallion on the second story facade, small balconies around each second story building, a flag pole and antenna atop the building. Trees are growing on the street corner by the street light, fire hydrant, and hanging traffic light.
[Del Rio News Herald - Corner Main and Broadway Streets]
Photograph of a two story building mostly covered by vertical boards painted teal, and large white letters reading The Del Rio News-Herald, in-between the corner and the windowed storefront, under an awning. The building is located at the corner of two streets with a double step red curb.
[Marcy Martin - Main Street]
Photograph of a corner building with brick column and wall base details, a windowed storefront with hanging sign reading Cowboy Outfitter, suspended awning. A car is parked at a meter in front of a partially visible painted mural along the side of the building: image of a cowboy on a bucking bronco and reading Pross? World Champion? A potted plant, two utility poles, and a street sign for Broadway and S Main St are on the street corner with a red curb.
[F. C. Blaine Home - Broadway Street]
A photograph of a building with a raised and covered porch enclosed with columns and a banister wraps around the visible parts of the building. A short stairwell with metal handrails leads from the yard to the front door; The wall under the front porch has a few decorative vents.
[Duke Home - 108 East Broadway]
Photograph of a two story, peaked roof building with a screened in porch, bay windows, and an appliance extending from the street side of the building. Another one story building with a partially visible sign (City of) and a small windmill is to the right of the building. Partial parked cars are visible to either side of the photograph.
[Railroad House - East Martin Street]
Photograph of a brick one story building with a covered front porch, white trim, brick accents above the windows and doors, and a dark screen door in front of the front door. The front porch is empty and a few utility lines extend from the ground by the street in the lower right corner. A red structure is barely visible behind the building.
[Price Lumber Company - a - 43? South Main Street]
Photograph of a gravel and overgrown alleyway between two storefronts (left is a blue and white two story: Price Lumber Company, right is one story with a vine growing up the taller storefront) to another building's corner and construction scaffolding blocking another building structure. A sidewalk and blurry vehicle fill the foreground, and some trees and utility pole are in the background.
[Price Lumber Company - b - 432 South Main Street]
Photograph of an adobe two story building with blue trim, glass storefront, suspended awning, and red painted letters reading A W Carpets and Interiors. Some plants are growing around the corner of the building, and a parking meter sits along the sidewalk by the street.
[Tom Payne Building - 432 South Main Street]
Photograph of a one story building with a suspended awning, single door entrance, and vines growing up the side of the building. The second story wall front is painted green at the edge of the photograph. A parking meter is located on the sidewalk by the street, and a gravel path follows the side of the building in the foreground.
[Walton Building - a - 432 South Main Street]
Photograph of a building with a wood panel and windowed lower storefront displaying two outfits and a shirt; the upper storefront is painted teal with brick and pole details. Another white building wall forms the back of a dirt and grass alleyway space located next to the main building.
[Walton Building - b - 432 South Main Street]
Photograph of an alleyway space between a one story (left), two story buildings (right), one story building (back); the alley space is mostly gravel with overgrown grass around the edges, a chopped tree roots, growing tree, and a pile of miscellaneous objects with a puddle between the gravel area and the sidewalk. Another two story structure stands behind this area.
[Joseph Hyman Building - NE Corner Main and Garfield]
Photograph of a two story building with glass storefront with a suspended awning and illegible signs, one mentions Appliance, on a corner lot. A two story building with glass storefront is visible behind and across the street from the main building.
[Old City Hall - Fire Station - Police Department - 120 East Garfield]
Photograph of a two story building with two garage doors, a decorative trim front entrance with a hanging bell, and arched decoration and small metal balconies around each second story window. The garage doors and arched window decorations are painted pink and blue, and a large letters painted on the wall read Del Rio Boys' Club. Two cars are parked in front of the building.
[Madison Garage - 109 South Main Street]
Photograph of a corner lot storefront with a car and machinery are under a a large covered area supported with columns and arches; the sign above says Del Rio Motor. Along the side of the building are hanging signs reading Coca-Cola and Economy Finance Loans. A large blue building is located on the next block behind the Del Rio Motor building.
[Warner Building - NE Corner Main Street and Losoya]
Photograph of a two story building on a street corner with a smooth white storefront, blue painted and windowed storefront, and a stone side wall with arched and sealed doorway and windows. The building boasts three signs: hanging wall sign is illegible, banner sign on the stone wall advertises the Mill Outlet, the painted signs over the store entrance advertise the building as a super mercado (supermarket).
[Pennington Building - 625 South Main Street]
Photograph of the side of a storefront in poor repair next to a gravel lot with a small bush growing at the corner by a stand along sign reading Private = Parking, Del Rio Beauty Salon. A brick column marks the building's corner, a small bricks form the area at the top of the wall and have regularly spaced small rectangular marks, and the main wall facade is in very poor repair with huge areas of missing paint or plaster.
[Old Del Rio National Bank - SW Corner Main Street and Greenwood]
Photograph of two story building with a curtained entrance door (including sign for The Del Rio Loan Co with a clock) on the corner, decorative trim and pillars across the buildings exterior, a hanging sign with a car image and reading Insurance, Automobile, Financing, and a sign on the wall reading "The Del Rio Loan Co., Loans, Installment Financing, Furniture - Appliances, 775-8535, 701 S. Main St , Entrance at Corner." More storefronts can be seen behind the building.
[H. J. Ware Building - Rita Theatre - 746 South Main]
Photograph of the Rita Theater entrance, four movie posters, and matinee sign reading "Roy Rogers in Mackintosh & T J" "Sat and Sun Matinee G." Another storefront is visible to the right with a partially legible sign. A teal pickup truck and partial view of a car are parked on the street.
[Rose Building (Burke) - 748 South Main Street]
Photograph (left) of a car driving down the street in front of the Rita Theatre and the next storefront with a striped curtain hanging from the suspended awning. Photograph (right) of a wrought iron staircase with lacy details on each riser and ornate handrail posts which is located in a thin alley between two buildings.
[Lindheim - Roach McLymont - Bealls - 801 Canal-Main Street]
Photograph of a two story building, glass storefront, a suspended blue, white, and black decorative awning, and balconies under each second story window. A trashcan and street sign reading "No right turn on red" are on the corner in front of the double doors into the storefront, under a sign for Beall's. A partial view of a pickup truck is visible on either side of the photograph.
[Ross Drug Store - 800 South Main Street]
Photograph of two story building, located on a street corner, with a windowed storefront covered by a shingle awning and signs reading Ross Drugs from the awning and from the second story facade.The storefront wall has second story windows and stone decorative corner pillars while the side of the building shows bricked up remnants of old windows and features. A child walks in front of the store window, and a car is parked along the street.
[Galindo Store - Corner Main and Pafford Streets]
Photograph of a two story adobe building, painted aqua colored, with suspended awning and four sets of a door and window along the first floor. A one story white building is partially visible attached to the back of the building. The building is situated on the corner of two streets, and a stop sign is located at the corner.
[Galindo Home - 102 West Pafford Street]
Photograph of a building with three peaked tin roofs and a covered porch supported with decorative columns. A one story building is located behind the main building; a leaning utility pole and a car along the street are in the foreground.
[Taini Home - SE Corner Main and Ney Streets]
Photograph of a Spanish-Italian cut rock, one story building with a chimney, covered front porch with detailed cross banister. A stone bench sits in front of the home windows shadowed by a tree and bushes. A metal wire fence with a vertical wooden board in the center encloses the grass lawn.
[Bob Burdett Grocery - Main Street]
Photograph of a two-story corner brick building, built in 1928, with suspended awning and a partially visible sign that reads Ho?? Appliance Co. Customer Parking Only.
[Perry Store (Whitehead Memorial Museum) - 1400 block of South Main Street]
Photograph of a stacked flint rock two story main building with attached one story section; the left photograph shows the front of the building with a garage door in the one story section, a medallion of Texas and a plaque above the front door, and two historical markers flank the front door; the right photograph shows the back of the building with a wooden staircase to the second story door, wooden panels across the one story section, and two trees obscure the building.
[Salvatierra Home - a - Wallen Street]
Photograph of a vertically paneled one story building with green trim and stairs up to a door under an awning hung with plants. An unknown white post set in a dais and miscellaneous items located in the lawn. An asphalt and a gravel street meet in the foreground. Trees are scattered through the yard, and one or two structures are visible through the trees behind the home.
[Salvatierra Home - b - Wallen Street]
Photograph of a vertical paneled one story building with green trim and a covered front porch with two front doors. The porch is supported by wrought iron columns and potted plants hang and sit all over the porch. Three rose bushes sit between the porch , front walkway, and street.
[Louis Brauer Home - a - 306 Nicholson]
Photograph of an adobe building with a covered front porch and yellow trim. Bushes and trees surround the building, and a hedge separates the building's grass lawn from a grass area and concrete street.
[Louis Brauer Home - b - 306 Nicholson]
Photograph of a one story building with an awning over the front door and green trim. Trees are growing behind the building, and the foreground is concrete.
[Marini Home - Corner Hudson and Nicholson Streets]
Photograph of a wood one story building with a bay window extension next to the covered and half walled front porch. A tall palm tree partially blocks the view of the front porch's blue stairs, flanked by two bushes. The yard is enclosed by a short white picket fence with a gate. A brick building is partially visible past two trees behind the house.
[Marini Barn - Corner Hudson and Nicholson Streets]
Photograph of a two story adobe barn with teal shuttered windows and an illegible sign on the second story and a fully planked enclosed covered one story addition which is covered in vines. Another structure is partially visible past the tree. A dirt driveway angles across the photo between the tree and a small flowering bush to the barn.
[Foster Home (W. H. Mason) - a - 123 Hudson Drive]
Photograph of a plaster building with a two story main section: square pillars extend past the roof line, shutters are around the front windows and flower boxes are under the upper front windows, and one story building extensions on either side of the center entrance; the windows on the left extension are arched, and a double french door is located on the right extension. A few unidentified people are standing in the entrance.
[Foster Home (W. H. Mason) - b - 123 Hudson Drive]
Photograph of the north side of the two story plaster building including a small covered porch with a hanging potted plant. The building is obscured by a hedge of bushes, trees, utility pole, and a white construction wall or block with a grass lawn in the foreground.
[Qualia Winery - a - Hudson Drive]
Photograph of rows of grape vines growing under a tree at a winery. A wood post and welded wire fence separate the grape vines from the street. Trees line the background.
[Qualia Winery - b - Hudson Drive]
Photograph of the Val Verde Winery B.W. Texas17 Entrance sign next to a historical marker standing in a median separating the street from a parking lot for a large two story building. The building has three yellow shuttered windows along the first floor, and a car is parked on either side of the parking lot.
[Julius Franki Home - a - 500 Hudson Drive]
Photograph of a two story building with arched entryway and shuttered windows located at a T-juncture of streets. Trees and a wire fence line the building's property. A utility pole is located on the foreground corner lot.
[Julius Franki Home - b - 500 Hudson Drive]
Photograph of a two story building with an overhanging roof that is mostly obscured by trees along a paved driveway. A green fence encircles a tree on the right side of the photo, and the foreground is a grass and dirt lawn area.
[Cassinelli Gin House - a - NE Corner Academy and Pecan Streets]
Photograph of a two story brick building with a wooden staircase to a second story entrance. The yard is grass near the house, but mainly dirt / sand with a scattering of plants in the foreground. Behind the house is a street with two cars along a forested area.
[Cassinelli Gin House - b - NE Corner of Academy and Pecan Streets]
Photograph of a stone and brick two story building; a partial view of a wooden structure (possibly staircase) against the left side of the building. Small areas of grass are against the building prefaced by a gravel area by the street.