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Sunset Route

Description: Photograph of a railroad running along the Pecos River on the Sunset Route. Utility lines and a wire fence are visible between the railroad and the river.
Date: April 10, 1913
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

U.S. Arsenal

Description: Photograph of the U.S. Arsenal in San Antonio, Texas. The two-story building is partially obscured by trees and is surrounded by a lawn and white fence. Cabinet card format.
Date: 1889
Creator: Hardesty, F.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Auction Wagon, Abilene, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a horse-drawn auction wagon parked outside of a drug store in Abilene, Texas. A man is using the wagon as a stage to speak to a crowd around him. The auction is likely related to the cotton industry.
Date: 1906
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Century Plant, San Antonio, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a man standing by a century plant. The century plant has a long stalk that stretches several meters into the air, with flowers blooming on the top. The back of the photograph has a printed history of the city of San Antonio. Cabinet card format.
Date: 1889?
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Adobe House, San Antonio, Texas]

Description: Photograph of two children and a dog in front of a small house. The house is made up of adobe, branches, brush, and planks. Laundry hangs from a line behind the house. Cabinet card format.
Date: unknown
Creator: Hardesty, F.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Capt. June Peak

Description: Photograph of Capt. Junius (June) W. Peak with a rifle and a holstered pistol. He is holding something in his right hand, but the lighting obscures the detail in it. A handwritten note at the edge of the image reads, "To Frank Caldwell."
Date: unknown
Creator: Rogers, Frank
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Old Stone House at Panna Maria

Description: Photograph of a small stone building next to a bed of plants and a wooden shed. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Old stone house at Panna Marie - used as storage house in pioneer days."
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Men in Corsicana, Texas]

Description: Photograph of three men in suits and a child in overalls. The child is standing on a barrel to stand at an even height with the rest of the group. The group stands next to agricultural containers.
Date: 1930~
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Allen Hall, Tillotson Institute]

Description: Photograph of a five-story brick building with a mansard roof. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Allen Hall, Erected 1880-1881, Demolished 1966." Cabinet card format.
Date: [1880..1901]
Creator: Hill, S. B.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

John and Mary Caldwell

Description: Photograph of John and Mary Caldwell, an elderly couple. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Grandpa & Grandma Caldwell." Carte-de-visite format.
Date: [1860..1880]
Creator: Kuhn & Smith
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Painted Rocks on the Concho River]

Description: Photograph of three rock slabs with painted symbols on them. A printed note on the back of the photograph says, "Painted Rocks, on Concho river at Paint Rock, Texas. Signs painted with unknown red mixture which is indelible. Painted by Indians."
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Pecos High Bridge

Description: Photograph of an elevated railroad leading up to a distant bridge. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Pecos High Bridge - 320 ft."
Date: March 28, 1914
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Beauties of San Antonio River

Description: Photograph of the San Antonio River. The silhouettes of three individuals are visible in the bottom left corner of the image. The other side of the river has buildings behind a wooden fence. The back of the photograph has a printed history of the city of San Antonio.
Date: 1889
Creator: Jacobson, M. E.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Yucca Trees, San Antonio, Texas]

Description: Photograph of three Yucca Trees in an arid landscape. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Along the Rio Grande River, Texas." Additionally, the back of the photograph provides a history of the San Antonio Missions. Cabinet card format.
Date: 1889
Creator: Paris, A. C.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[U.S. Military Post, San Antonio, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a U.S. Military post in San Antonio, taken from a distance uphill. A tower is visible in the background. Several buildings are at right and at center is a field with large mounds of hay. The back of the photograph provides a printed description and history of the vicinity.
Date: unknown
Creator: Jacobson, M. E.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[William A. A. (Bigfoot) Wallace]

Description: Photograph of William A. A. (Bigfoot) Wallace, a famous Texas Ranger. He stands next to a low stone wall studio prop in front of a backdrop painted with a landscape. The back of the photograph provides a printed biography of him. Cabinet card format.
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library