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Energy developments and the transportation infrastructure in Texas

Description: "This report describes the work completed to measure the impact of increased level of energy-related activities on the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) right-of-way and infrastructure, as well as develop recommendations to reduce and manage TxDOT's exposure and risk resulting from those activities."
Date: March 2012
Creator: Quiroga, César A.; Fernando, E. G. & Oh, Jeongho
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

U.S. and Texas international trade and transportation

Description: "This report examines various aspects of international trade, transportation, and foreign practices implemented to facilitate and fund transport-related infrastructure. The report is composed of six chapters. The first chapter provides an overview of the U.S. international trade outlook. The second chapter describes the roles played by air cargo transport, ports and ocean carriers, railroads, and the motor carrier industry in U.S. international trade. The third and fourth chapters focus on Texas-specific international trade and modal gateways. The fifth chapter reviews various transport funding mechanisms, Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) applications, and forms of public-private partnerships adopted in various foreign countries. The final chapter describes the expansion of the Panama Canal and its likely Texas impacts."
Date: July 2011
Creator: Anazia, Larry K. & Boske, Leigh B.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Report on mass transportation - 1964]

Description: Report on mass transportation and transit services by John J. Herrera, 1964.
Date: 1964
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Report
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Hotel Blazilmar

Description: Color postcard of the Hotel Blazilmar, located at 107 Porter Street, directly across from the I&GN Railroad Depot. The name of the hotel is a combination of the three investors: Howard Bland, A.J. Zilker and T.W. Marse. This hotel was originally the Murphy Hotel until 1917.
Date: 1935
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Ed Hunke Bakery Wagon

Description: Photograph of Ed Hunke's Bakery Delivery Truck, parked in front of the bakery. Mr. Hunke is behind the wheel.
Date: 1926
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

I. & G.N. Depot

Description: Postcard of the International and Great Northern Railroad Depot, in Taylor, Texas. Correspondence on the back of the postcard in English.
Date: 1915
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Ed Konarek Blacksmith Shop

Description: Postcard of Ed Konarek Blacksmith Shop, located on South Main Street in Taylor. Unidentified man working on a carriage wheel.
Date: 1919
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Alex Bain Blacksmithing

Description: Photograph of Alex Bain's blacksmith shop, showing a view from the street with three men in front of the shop, with horses and carriages in the street. A sign on the second story of the building reads "Horse Shoeing Shop."
Date: 190?
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Country Club, Taylor, Texas

Description: Photograph of the Taylor Country Club, a private golfing club in the south hills of Taylor, Texas. The club house has a dining room and dressing rooms upstairs.
Date: 192?
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Taylor Public Library

City Hall, Taylor, Texas

Description: Postcard of the 1905-1935 Taylor City Hall, located on Heritage Square in downtown Taylor.
Date: 191?
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Chamber of Commerce Membership Drive

Description: Photograph of the Taylor Chamber of Commerce's membership drive with unidentified individuals around the bus. The bus is from the Roark Bus Lines
Date: 195?
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Automobile Accident at 7th & Howard

Description: Photograph of an automobile accident involving two vehicles at the intersection of 7th and Howard Streets, October 22, 1957.
Date: October 22, 1957
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Fourth of July Celebration

Description: Photograph of a hot air balloon. Part of the Fourth of July festivities at Porter and Washburn Streets, Taylor, Texas, in 1913.
Date: 1913
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Optimist Club Bike Safety

Description: Photograph of three children with decorated bicycles as part of the Taylor Optimist Club's Bike Safety Program.
Date: 195?
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Fourth of July Celebration

Description: Photograph of horse drawn carriages and wagons assembled at Porter and Washburn Streets to celebrate the Fourth of July, 1913.
Date: 1913
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Ed Hunke Bakery Wagon

Description: Photograph of Ed Hunke's bakery wagon, drawn by two horses through the muddy streets of Taylor. Shows Ed Hunke in the wagon, a man holding a basket standing next to him.
Date: 1926
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

San Gabriel Bridge with Flooding

Description: Photograph of the San Gabriel Bridge with flood waters rising at 6:00 pm, on Wednesday April 24, 1957. Cars and vehicles are crossing the bridge.
Date: 1957
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Trains & Roundhouse

Description: Three photographs, with top photo showing trains on the track, with the Swift Building in the background; middle photo shows the roundhouse, bottom photo is a closer shot of two trains on the track.
Date: 193?
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Mares Grocery Store

Description: Postcard of Mares Grocery Store, located at 117 N. Main, Taylor, Texas. Five men stand in center of floor, with merchandise and displays on either side.
Date: 1916
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Smith Motor Company Interior

Description: Photograph of the Smith Motor Company interior with car, probably an early 1920's Ford Model T. Man behind counter is identified as Herbert N. Patterson. Dealership was located 406 Talbot Street, Taylor, Texas.
Date: 1923
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Roller Mills and Ice Plant

Description: Color postcard of the Diamond Roller Flour Mill & Ice Plant, located near the railroad tracks.
Date: 1926
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Taylor Public Library