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[Buckner & Pennington Livery & Feed]

Description: Photograph of a group of men and horses in front of Buckner and Pennington Livery and Feed Stable in Round Rock around 1915; Bud Parks is on a horse; the other men are Dewey Long, Marshall Ferrell, Claude Buckner, Sr., and Dud Pennington; the stable was located on the 100 block of West Main Street
Date: 1915~
Item Type: Photograph

[Rolling cotton]

Description: Photograph of Donald and Larry Rydell rolling cotton (keeps soil around seed from drying out after planting) on the Rydell farm, northwest of Taylor.
Date: 1947~
Item Type: Photograph

[Building with car in front]

Description: Black and white image of a mult-storied stone building facade with a porch and corrugated metal roof on the ground floor. The porch is in deep shadow but at least one figure can be seen, standing behind and to the left of a parked automobile. A water tower stands to the right rear of the building and a wagon wheel appears in the left foreground.
Date: 19uu
Item Type: Photograph

[I&GN Railroad train Round Rock]

Description: Photograph of the Williamson County International and Great Northern Railroad in 1904. The depot is on the upper left side of the photograph. The track crossed Brushy Creek about two miles below the town of Round Rock, then located on the north side of Brushy, and terminated in 1876 just short of the proposed Lake Bridge site, where a depot and freight station were built. Four men are seen in front of the train past the engine.
Date: 1904
Item Type: Photograph

[New Bern Church with automobile]

Description: Photograph of New Bern Church and school built ca. 1892 by Swiss immigrants Stauffer, Kreig, and Walter families, four miles north of Thrall. Second, larger church was built ca. 1912. Automobile out front of church.
Date: 19uu
Item Type: Photograph

[Model A Ford- Mail carrier & car]

Description: Photograph of Mr. Edward Peterson with his Model A Ford. A note with the picture states that Mr. Peterston used the automobile to carry mail from 1928 until he retired in 1960. Prior to that, he delivered Round Rock's mail on horseback and in a gig.
Date: 19uu
Item Type: Photograph