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[Railroad House - 112 East Martin Street]

Description: Photograph of 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.
Date: 1976

[Railroad House - 114 East Martin Street]

Description: 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.
Date: 1976
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[Railroad House - East Martin Street]

Description: Photograph of a 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.
Date: 1976

[Greenwood Home - 407 Griner]

Description: Photograph of a plaster building, in poor condition, with two different front doors and a covered front porch. A large tree is growing to the left of the front doors in an overgrown lawn. A sidewalk, utility pole and lines, and a street are in the foreground.
Date: 1976

[Hamilton Home - 404 Spring Street]

Description: Photograph of a plaster two story building with a small roof, supported by columns, over the front door, shuttered windows, and a triangular stone boarded walkway that circles the building. A large tree is located in front of the front door, and the corner of another building is visible behind the building. A sidewalk and street angle across the foreground.
Date: 1976
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[Herbst Home - 500 Spring Street]

Description: Photograph of a two story building with dormer windows, stairs up to a covered front porch, and decorative moulding in the peaked roof eaves. Bushes line the front of the house in an overgrown lawn separated by a wire fence from the sidewalk and street. Trees are growing behind either side of the building.
Date: 1976
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[John Owen Glen Home - Gibbs Street]

Description: Photograph of a two story building with a wrap around porch on a corner lot; first floor is painted orange and grey, the second floor has wood shingles and possibly rock siding. A utility pole and fence posts surround the grass lawn. Cars are parked in front of a one story building with an illegible sign to the right of the building.
Date: 1976

[Old Del Rio National Bank - SW Corner Main Street and Greenwood]

Description: 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.
Date: 1976
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[Old City Hall - Fire Station - Police Department - 120 East Garfield]

Description: 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.
Date: 1976
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[Orr House - 401 East Greenwood Street]

Description: Photograph of a two story building with covered front porch with decorative trim, banister and street numbers, chimney, and a double decker porch / balcony along the side of the house. Vines are growing up the corner of the house and porch banister. Trees surround the sides of the house, and the front yard is mostly out of frame.
Date: 1976

[Fawcett Home - b - 416 Spring Street]

Description: Photograph of the side of a two story stucco building with a short stairwell to a side entrance, and the back of the building is one story. A partial view of the covered front porch with arched openings extends to the half walled garden area. A one story building is visible past the bushes and benches behind the main building.
Date: 1976