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[Beaumier Iron Works]

Description: Photograph of the back of the Beaumier Iron Works. The building is next to the railroad tracks, and there is a pile of rocks in front. There is a man bending over working in front of the building.
Date: unknown
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Gate for Railway Tracks.

Description: Patent for a new and improved gate. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with a shaft crossing a railway-track and provided with weighted depending ends, with rollers connected eccentrically to said ends, a gate connected to said shaft, and lever and bar apparatus for operating said weighted ends from the vicinity of the rails" (lines 41-47).
Date: December 25, 1888
Creator: Jacobs, William Ramsey & Houston, Samuel Callahan
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Rice Mill]

Description: Photograph of a brick building identified as a rice mill. A smoke stack is protruding from a part of the roof. In the background towards the left of the photograph, there is a water tower. In the foreground, there are two sets of train tracks parallel to the building. Text on handwritten on the top right of the photograph says "Rice Mill. Port Arthur, Tex. 8602."
Date: 1933
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Congress at 7th]

Description: Photograph of a concrete crew working on Congress Avenue at 7th Street, looking north. Several businesses, including Nixon Commercial College, are visible along the left side of the street.
Date: 1907
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Removal of Railroad Tracks from E. 1st St.]

Description: Photograph of East 1st Street, showing brick immediately after rails have been picked up and method of loading rails. Houses on either side of the street are visible on both sides of the street. Workers and their vehicles are in the background.
Date: May 20, 1940
Creator: Bureau of Identification Photographic Laboratory
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Streetcar on West 40th Street]

Description: Photograph of "West 40th Street, looking east from Guadalupe Street, before street railway tracks were removed." A streetcar is in the middle of the road and cars are on each side.
Date: January 18, 1940
Creator: Bureau of Identification Photographic Laboratory
Location Info:
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Tugboat "Betty Wood"]

Description: Photograph of a large tugboat, "Betty Wood", being worked on while stationed at dock. There are several unidentifiable buildings in the background and railroad tracks are visible in the foreground.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Railway Tie.

Description: Patent for a hollow metallic railway tie that is braced horizontally and vertically, with a new type and arrangement of tie-plates. This railway tie prevents rails from slipping, and allows for spreading of the track, which is useful on curves.
Date: August 7, 1906
Creator: Pepple, John W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Railroad-Tie

Description: Patent for a concrete railroad tie reinforced with steel. Illustrations included.
Date: May 3, 1910
Creator: Matejka, Frank
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Track Fastener

Description: Patent for railroad track fastener. This invention is made of metallic track fasteners and uses a joint for meeting together the ends of the rails. Illustration included.
Date: July 14, 1908
Creator: Hutchins, William Dennis
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Track-Rail Brace

Description: Patent for a track rail brace that connects the rails of a track and prevents spreading.
Date: June 15, 1909
Creator: Snodgrass, Willie B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department