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[Photograph of Two Bridges Over Salado Creek]

Description: Photograph of the first iron top bridge and a smaller pedestrian suspension bridge to the right; both bridges span the Salado Creek, and has trees surrounding it on both sides. The back of the photo has a note that says the first iron bridge lasted from 1892 to 1913, while the suspension bridge was "destroyed in 1900."
Date: [1892..1913]
Partner: Salado Public Library

Pontoon Bridge

Description: Photograph of a pontoon bridge. A man is standing on the right side of the bridge. Further to the right is a horse tied to the bridge's post. A small building is visible past the other side of the water. The photograph is a cyanotype.
Date: April 2, 1892
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Breakwater, &c.

Description: Patent for an improved way of constructing piers, jetties, breakwaters, and similar structures. "It can be constructed from boats, barges, or from a trestle, or can be built continuously from a starting-point on shore to the objective point in the lake, bay, gulf, or other body of water" (lines 17-21). This invention is especially useful for places that don't have banks or ledges.
Date: August 9, 1892
Creator: Shannon, Alexander M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department