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Description: Copy negative of two brick buildings side by side with cars parked outside, viewed from the road. The buildings are a garage and a storeroom at 1st St. and Pecan St in Abilene.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Buard's Phillips 66 Service Station in Marshall]

Description: Buard's Phillips 66 Service Station in Marshall was located at 1301 University where it intersects with Sanford Street. Therefore it was located within the historic "New Town Neighborhood," which is an African-American community of homes, businesses, professional offices, schools, and churches grouped around the Wiley College campus. The owner of the station, Polete Buard, was a self-made businessman. He was born and educated in Marshall. In 1929 he married Rebecca Drayden, whose biography is in the Texas History Portal. Buard first worked for the Texas and Pacific Railroad in the freight office. After retiring in 1970, he began operation of this service station, which he had purchased earlier. He was also active in his church and the Masonic Lodge.
Date: unknown
Partner: Marshall Public Library

Boone & Blocker Garage, Breckenridge, Texas: Second Floor Framing Plan

Description: Floor framing plan for a garage building commissioned by Boone & Blocker in Breckenridge, Texas. It includes a framing plan for the second floor, detail of floor construction, beam steel bending schedule, detail for base connections column #5, and typical column detail.
Date: 1925
Creator: David S. Castle Co.
Partner: Tittle-Luther/Parkhill, Smith and Cooper, Inc.

Boone & Blocker Garage, Breckenridge, Texas: Roof Plan

Description: Roof plan for a garage building commissioned by Boone & Blocker in Breckenridge, Texas. It includes other sections like details of garage doors and wheel guards, details of wheel guards in driveways for service station, details of steel sash, details of door to show room, details of plate glass & transoms, details of d.h. windows, and part wall elevation.
Date: 1925
Creator: David S. Castle Co.
Partner: Tittle-Luther/Parkhill, Smith and Cooper, Inc.