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[Hay Market in Military Plaza]

Description: Photograph of hay and produce wagons, looking south in Military Plaza. A street car is visible at the the intersection of South Flores Street at the upper left. The third building to the right of Flores Street is the Kotula Building. The original Heusinger Hardware store is to the right of Kotula's.
Date: unknown
Creator: Raba, Ernst Wilhelm, 1874-1951
Location Info:
Partner: San Antonio Conservation Society

[Alamo Plaza]

Description: Photograph of Alamo Plaza looking south. From left to right are: the three-story Menger Hotel; St. Joseph's Catholic Church, with its steeple still under construction; the Gallagher Building (center) and the Dullnig Building, distinguished by its dome (upper right). A streetcar travels up the open plaza across from where horse drawn carriages are parked in front of the Gallagher Building and Menger Hotel.
Date: unknown
Creator: Raba, Ernst Wilhelm, 1874-1951
Location Info:
Partner: San Antonio Conservation Society

[Alamo Plaza at Houston Street]

Description: Copy print of the north end of Alamo Plaza, looking west at streetcars traveling on Houston Street. The Maverick Bank Building stands at the far left, opposite the eight-story Gibbs Building. Three automobiles and a bicycle are parked curbside in front of the 1890 U.S. Federal Courthouse and Post Office in the foreground.
Date: unknown
Creator: Raba, Ernst Wilhelm, 1874-1951
Location Info:
Partner: San Antonio Conservation Society

[Alamo Plaza with Grenet's Store]

Description: Photograph of Alamo Plaza looking north. Grenet's Store and the Alamo are centered in the background, and the Meat Market house in the foreground. A streetcar and workers are visible on the far left laying tracks.
Date: unknown
Creator: Raba, Ernst Wilhelm, 1874-1951
Location Info:
Partner: San Antonio Conservation Society

[News Script: News brief -- wreck]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a minor car accident between an automobile and a streetcar in downtown Dallas. No one was seriously injured in the crash.
Date: January 3, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Denton Traction Company Transfer Ticket]

Description: Transfer ticket for the Denton Traction Company, a system of streetcars. Instructions on the ticket say "Good only for continuous passage at transfer point - Northwest Corner of Public Square - on first connecting car after time and on date punched in margin."
Date: [..1918]
Creator: Denton Arts Council
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Flores Street near City Hall]

Description: Postcard of streetcars and cars on Flores Street in front of City Hall. The Strand Theater building is on the leftmost side. On the back of the postcard, there is a letter addressed to Mrs. F. MacArthur (Blanche) from Annie Lane asking her to send a photograph of the two of them together.
Date: July 1918
Creator: Lane, Annie
Partner: Laredo Public Library

Electric Streetcar

Description: North Texas State Normal College, electric streetcar provides transportation between campus and downtown Denton beginning in 1910. People gathered on an electric street car.
Date: 1910~
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Trestle]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the dismantling of the Dallas streetcar viaduct, as the city's streetcars are replaced with buses.
Date: April 12, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Oak Street, Mineral Wells, Texas

Description: This picture purports to show North Oak Avenue,(the photograph reads "Oak Street")of Mineral Wells, Texas,in the 100 block--looking north. The Mineral Wells Electric Railway operated from 1907 to 1913, and streets were paved in 1914. Visible are: A horse-drawn hack with passengers, a streetcar, automobiles, numerous people on sidewalks, and businesses along the street. The streetcar (Apparently working on air: The electric line required to power it is nowhere in sight)is passing the Poston Dry Goods store on its right. The Hexagon Hotel (opened December 1897)is possibly visible in the distance. A steeple is barely visible on the skyline at the left (west) side of the street.
Date: August 8, 2006
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

Improvements in Rail-Lubricators

Description: Patent for "a lubricating apparatus for use on street and other cars for lubricating the track when the car rounds a curve" (lines 8-11) including list of parts and illustrations.
Date: April 27, 1910
Creator: Freeman, Frank S. & Doke, Fred L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Interurban Limited Car Barns]

Description: Photograph of the barns that hold the Interurban Limited street cars. The water towers advertises, "Ride the Interurban Limited between Dallas and Fort Worth." This photo is part of the Southwestern Mechanical Company Photograph Album.
Date: unknown
Creator: Hinsdale & Bryant
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Fleming Building

Description: Color postcard with a picture of the Fleming Building at 6th and Walnut St., Des Moines, Iowa. The view is towards a corner of the building. A streetcar is coming down the street next to it. Correspondence on the back reads, "Rec'd your postal. Glad to hear from you. Ethel Toudreau" It is addressed to Mr Mrs Earl Dill, Oklahoma City, Okla. 517 High St. It is postmarked Des Moines, Iowa on Feb 24, 1909
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Postcard of the Plaza Hotel]

Description: Postcard featuring a view of the Plaza Hotel in Port Arthur, Texas. The hotel, right, is a three story structure with grounds that have been landscaped with palm trees. It is standing along a car lined intersection, down which one can see several buildings along either side and a streetcar making a turn. A smudged circular red mark is in the upper right corner. On the reverse side is a description of the scene and the area.
Date: unknown
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

Old Elmhurst Park , Allen & Charles,1907

Description: Two people are shown standing on the wooden bridge at Elmhust Park, Mineral Wells, in 1907. A holograph inscription on the photograph that reads "Old Elmhurst Park, Allen & Charles, 1907", probably refers to the man and boy in the picture. Elmhurst Park, a very popular recreation area during its heyday, was located in southwest Mineral Wells at the end of the streetcar line. Patrons walked from the streetcar (in the background) across the wooden bridge to the Casino and other attractions.
Date: 1907
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library