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Rainbow Bridge, Texas

Rainbow Bridge – Port Arthur TX

Date added: January 24, 2012

"This bridge across the Neches River, connecting Orange with Port Arthur, has a total length with approaches of approximately 7,750 feet. The main span is 680 feet from pier to pier and the clearance of the bottom chord at mean… read more

Dallas Museum of Nature and Science

Museum of Nature and Science – Dallas TX

Date added: January 19, 2012

"At the time of the Texas Centennial Exposition at Dallas in 1936 certain of the buildings constructed were made permanent, and one of these was the Museum of Natural History. The structure is two stories in height and 71 by… read more

San Jacinto Battleground Memorial

San Jacinto Battleground Memorial – La Porte TX

Date added: January 19, 2012

“Impressive celebrations were held throughout the State of Texas in 1936 to commemorate the centennial of its secession from the Republic of Mexico. One of the most important events leading to this act was the decisive Battle of San Jacinto… read more

Lily B. Clayton School Addition

Lily B. Clayton School Addition – Fort Worth TX

Date added: January 19, 2012

“This structure is one unit of a large rehabilitation and building program begun by the Fort Worth Independent School District in 1934. The addition provides six classrooms, a library, a kindergarten, a cafeteria, and an auditorium seating 400. The construction… read more

Lampasas City Hall Mural – Lampasas TX

Date added: January 16, 2012

This 1939 mural “Afternoon on a Texas Ranch” by Ethel Edwards was a winner of the Treasury Section’s 48-State Post Office Mural Competition. It was originally located in the Lampasas post office constructed in 1938, but was moved to the… read more

Refugio City Hall

City Hall – Refugio TX

Date added: January 16, 2012

"Before completion of the new municipal building, the town was making use of a temporary sheet-iron structure in which not only the fire apparatus but the permanent municipal records were kept. The new building is two stories in height with… read more

Grayson County Courthouse

Grayson County Courthouse – Sherman TX

Date added: January 16, 2012

“Contracts were awarded on December 15, 1934, for the construction of the Grayson County Courthouse. It is a four story and basement building, 140 by 87 feet in plan, and contains on the first floor an assembly room, the tax… read more

Austin Central Fire Station

Central Fire Station – Austin TX

Date added: January 16, 2012

"This building is part of a project which also included the addition of two new wings of approximately 16,500 square feet to the existing city hall, its renovation, the wrecking of an old fire station, and the construction of concrete… read more

Will Rogers Memorial Center, Fort Worth (1930s)

Will Rogers Memorial Center – Fort Worth TX

Date added: January 16, 2012

“At the time of the Centennial Exposition held in Fort Worth in 1936, the city officials determined to erect several permanent buildings that would maintain their civic usefulness after the closing of the exposition. Among the most important of these… read more