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Congress Avenue Bridge

Description: Congress Avenue bridge looking northwest towards downtown from the southeast corner. Skeleton of the Scarbrough Building under construction is in view.
Date: 1910
Creator: Ellison Photo Co.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Cavalry Soldiers On Bridge]

Description: Postcard of several cavalry soldiers riding horses across a bridge over a large river with trees and other vegetation visible in the background. In the foreground a reflection of the men and the bridge can be seen in the water and a handwritten text on the front of the postcard reads "Leaving The Best Camp Of The Hike. Cotulla, Texas."
Date: 1915~
Partner: The University of Texas – Rio Grande Valley

[People on Railroad bridge over the Brazos River at Richmond]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the railroad bridge over the Brazos River at Richmond, Texas. The man standing on the bridge (pointing to plaque) is Fred Wammel. The little boy standing beside him is his son Arthur Wammel. Fred is wearing dark pants with a pocket watch chain across his waist, white shirt, dark tie, and dark hat. Arthur is wearing light colored short pants with dark tie around his collar and dark hat. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

Wreck of the Don Milo

Description: Photograph of the Lavaca River Bridge after the wreck of the San Antonio and Aransas Pass "Don Milo" freight train. There are pieces of the wreck still in the water, and there are men on what is left of the bridge, on the bank, and in the water. A train engine is on the tracks just before the bridge. There are cows in the background. According to the accompanying article, the wreck happened on Saturday, January 5, 1890 at 5:30 P.M. after heavy rainfall, and three people were killed. On the back is written "Property of Lillie Ahrens Hallettsville, Texas" and there is an explanation of the photograph.
Date: January 15, 1890
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

San Antonio River Bridge

Description: Photograph of an unidentified woman at the San Antonio River Bridge near Floresville, Texas. The woman is wearing dark-colored clothing and is seated on log near the dry river bed with the bridge in the background. The shadow from the photographer can be seen in the bottom corner. A handwritten note in the lower-right corner says "San Antonio River Bridge, Hwy 97 west of Floresville."
Date: unknown
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society
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