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ABOUT BROWSE FEED

[Railroad Rooms - 109 West Martin Street]

Description: 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.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph

[Warner Building - NE Corner Main Street and Losoya]

Description: 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).
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph
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[Henson Hotel - 211-221 South Main Street]

Description: Photograph of a long two story storefront with suspended awning, barber pole, and signs reading Rio Loans, Loans, WIPFF'S Furniture & Appliance, and WIPFF'S Furniture and Appliance Sales Services.Two people are walking along the sidewalk where there are parking meters and cars parked on the street.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph
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[Yates Hotel - 204 South Main Street]

Description: Photograph of a two story building with curtained storefront, suspended awning under small windows, and a hanging sign (Air Conditioned) between the second story windows. A ladder sits on top of the awning, and a car is partially visible on the street.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph

[Price Lumber Company - b - 432 South Main Street]

Description: 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.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph

[Railroad House - 127 East Martin Street]

Description: Photograph of a one story building with a small awning over the front door, a short white wall built in front of the front door, a walkway following the length of the house (to the right), and maroon trim and brick detail work above the doors and windows. The yard is framed by rose bushes, a swing set sits in front of a tree by the house, and a For Sale and tall metal pipe stand are in the foreground.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph

[Qualia Winery - b - Hudson Drive]

Description: 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.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:

[Old Val Verde County Jail - b - 209 Losoya]

Description: Photograph of a rock two story building with two entrances on either side of the building and a recessed back portion of the building with two sets of windows on the second story and one small window on the first story. A large tree with a trunk painted white is on either corner of the building, and some orange construction barricades are placed along the recessed building section. A stop sign on the opposite street corner is visible in the foreground.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:

[Lindheim - Roach McLymont - Bealls - 801 Canal-Main Street]

Description: 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.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:

[Old Federal Building - Corner of Main and Broadway]

Description: 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.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:

[H. J. Ware Building - Rita Theatre - 746 South Main]

Description: 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.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph
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[Marini Barn - Corner Hudson and Nicholson Streets]

Description: 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.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph

[Price Lumber Company - a - 43? South Main Street]

Description: 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.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph

[Ray Home - Duke Street]

Description: Photograph of an adobe one story building with a corner covered porch, utility box and wire on the front wall, and the left wall has eight windows along the side of the house. A large tree stands in the foreground of the grass lawn, and trees grow beside and behind the building.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph

[Tagliabue Home - 609 Pecan Street]

Description: Photograph of a peak roof one story building with five windows wrapping the corner of the building next to the front door. The roof of the attached storefront is barely visible to the left of the front door. The yard is enclosed by a white picket fence, and bushes and trees are growing in the lot next door.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:

[Tagliabue Store - 609 Pecan Street]

Description: Photograph of partially visible adobe one story store attached to a partially visible one story home. The front of the store has a painted letters on the extended storefront reading, Tagliabue's Store," the windows and doors have red trim, and a sign sits on the sidewalk reading Beer Wine To Go. The home's yard is enclosed with a white picked fence with gate.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:

[Tom Pafford Home - 709 Pecan Street]

Description: Photograph of an adobe one story building covered by wood paneling, red trim around the windows, and seven windows (4 and 3) wrap around a corner of the building. A yellow temporary building is partially visible, hidden by trees, to the right of the main building. A dirt driveway circles around the main building, and pipe machinery is visible in the lower corner of the frame.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph

[Patton Home - Greenwood Street]

Description: Photograph of an adobe one story building with brick chimney, covered porch completely filled with plants, and white fabric on the red roof. A wooden rail fence structure separates the overgrown yard (including a palm tree trunk) from the dirt / gravel area along the street.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph

[Pennington Building - 625 South Main Street]

Description: 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.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph
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[Marcy Martin - Main Street]

Description: 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.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:

[Marini Home - Corner Hudson and Nicholson Streets]

Description: 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.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph

[Ross Drug Store - 800 South Main Street]

Description: 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.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph
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[Bob Burdett Grocery - Main Street]

Description: 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.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph