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[Travis Street in Sherman, Texas]

Description: Copy photo of the view of Travis Street from T&P Rail Lines in Sherman, Texas. There are people on the side of the street and two men riding horses in the street. There is a trolley in the street as well. Written on the bottom of the photo is "[sic] Res. E Business Part of Travis St. Sherman." Below the image are written "Scenes along the T&P 1895-1896" and "T&P."
Date: 1895/1896
Partner: The Grace Museum

[Hurley Office Building in Fort Worth, Texas]

Description: Copy photo of the Hurley Office building in Fort Worth, Texas. There is a carriage visible on the left side of the screen and a trolley further down the street. Written on the bottom of the photo is "[sic] Hurley Office Bldg. Ft. Worth. ~" Below the image is written "Scenes along the T&P 1895-1896."
Date: 1895/1896
Partner: The Grace Museum

[The Ginocchio]

Description: Photograph of The Ginocchio building. There is a trolley visible on the right side of the image with some people on it. Written below the image are "Marshall, Texas" and "Jim Van Wert Collection."
Date: unknown
Creator: Van Wert, Jim
Partner: The Grace Museum

Door-Operator.

Description: Patent for a device that is a means of mounting a train car door by which it may be easily opened or closed, and especially easily fixed when stuck.
Date: August 26, 1913
Creator: Gradick, Wiley, Sr.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[San Antonio Street Looking East]

Description: Photograph of a San Antonio street looking East. There are horses and carriages in the street as well as a trolley running through the middle of the road. There are some people pictured in the surrounding area as well as various businesses with signs reading, "J.R. Currie & Co.", "Berrott & Schuster", "Milwaukee Beer Hall", and "Boots & Shoes".
Date: unknown
Partner: El Paso Public Library

Street Scene in Ft. Worth, Texas

Description: Photograph of a street scene in Ft. Worth, Texas. Inlaid in the brick road are trolley tracks and on the road are a few people and horse-drawn buggies. On either side of the road are large business buildings and sidewalks lined with railings. There is a sign on the left side of the road that reads, "Majestic Theatre, Moder Vaudeville, 2 Performances Daily." There are also many telephone and electric poles and wires.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Last streetcar in front of Palm School, Austin, Texas]

Description: Photograph of an Austin Street Railway Company streetcar in front of the Palm School on First Street (now Cesar Chavez), reportedly taken on the last day of streetcar service in Austin. A group of children and a few women, possibly students and teachers, are standing on the sidewalk in front of the school, waving at the streetcar. There is a blurred car in the foreground, about to pass the streetcar on the right, and another car is behind the streetcar on the right side of the photograph. The Austin Chronicle reported on July 21, 2000 that "(t)he last day for Austin's streetcars came on February 7, 1940. By June (1940), most of the tracks had been torn up and paved over. The last tracks were removed in 1942, providing 50,000 pounds of steel for use in World War II."
Date: February 7, 1940
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Congress Avenue]

Description: Photograph of Congress Avenue looking north. Cabaniss Hardware and Dewey Garage are visible at right, as well as cars and some advertisements painted on the buildings. The Capitol is visible in the distance. Streetcar rails are in the center of the road.
Date: January 26, 1920
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Street Railroad Downtown

Description: A crowd of people in downtown Austin. Caption on photo reads, "Loading the Plain Line Street Cars at Sixth and Congress, Austin, Texas, 1:40p.m., February 7, 1940 for their last run. Being replaced by new buses on the left."
Date: February 7, 1940
Creator: Ellison Photo Service
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[International Bridge]

Description: Postcard depicting the international bridge between El Paso, Texas and Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. Ciudad Juarez is visible in the distance. This image is looking south towards Ciudad Juarez. The bridge spans the Rio Grande River. In the middle of the image is a trolley car. The background of the image shows the Sierra De Juarez mountain range. Agriculture fields are visible in the background.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

Street-Car.

Description: Patent for improving the construction of street cars which turn upon the truck. Accompanied by illustrations.
Date: December 29, 1885
Creator: Cutter, Martin A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car-Coupling.

Description: Patent for an improved device used to connect rail cars, including illustrations and descriptions of how the new coupling works.
Date: April 15, 1884
Creator: Hathaway, Charles L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Speed-Recorder.

Description: Patent for an improvement in speed-recorders or device meant especially for street-cars, meant to protect the streets from reckless driving. The machine punches tape, recording the time the trolly takes to travel each block and how long the trolly takes at each stop.
Date: May 5, 1896
Creator: Spence, James, Jr.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Speed-Indicator.

Description: Patent for a speed-indicator to be used on trolly-cars and other vehicles that informs anyone looking behind the trolly-car if that car is speeding or not. An alarm goes off when the car goes above a predetermined speed, which is activated by a governor that is controlled from the wheels. A device keeps the signal normal.
Date: July 7, 1896
Creator: Bateman, Talbot Owens
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car-Shading Adjuster.

Description: Patent for a car-shade adjuster in passenger-coaches of street-cars that allows shades to "be raised or lowered at will and held firmly in any desired position" (lines 18-19). It is set in tracks in the window frame, held in place by springs, and bearings to keep friction between the shade-roller and track.
Date: July 28, 1896
Creator: Smith, Earl W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Anti-Oscillating Attachment for Street-Cars.

Description: Patent for an improved anti-oscillating attachment for street-cars. It has a car truck, equalizing pivoting bars secured between the truck ends, cushions on either side of the bars, adjustable bolts that hold the bars in place, and springs between the bolts.
Date: July 10, 1894
Creator: Chollar, Benjamin F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Trolley-Catcher.

Description: Patent for a simple and efficient trolley pole that can be "dropped to a position of safety when the trolley wheel leaves the wire, whereby the pole is prevented from coming in contact with the supports of the trolley wire, the feeders, &c." (lines 10-14). The pole is easily re-engaged.
Date: October 30, 1894
Creator: Cobb, Woodson D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Station-Indicator.

Description: Patent for a station-indicator for trolley cars meant to "produce an automatic apparatus of this kind which is worked by the movement of the car and in which a map is employed, which is moved in such a way that the various points at which the car stops will always be correctly indicated" (lines 13-18).
Date: June 12, 1894
Creator: Baker, Artemas
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Motor for Street-Cars.

Description: Patent for an improved motor design for street-cars in which each car has its own motor. The motor is steam powered.
Date: March 12, 1895
Creator: Slaughter, Joel C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department