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500 block of Main Street facing north at Texas Avenue
A view from the 500 block of Main Street at Texas Avenue, looking north. On the west side of the street, the Capitol Hotel can be seen. Men are working in the street, and horses and buggies are driving...
700 block of Travis Street from Capitol Avenue
A view looking south onto the 700 block of Travis Street from Capitol Avenue. The Hotel Bristol can be seen in the middle of the block on the right. Pedestrians walk along the sidewalks and a man on a...
800 block of Main Street facing north at Walker Avenue
A view looking north from the 900 block of Main Street between McKinney Avenue and Walker Avenue. Parked automobiles are along the curbs.
Advertisement for "Magnolia Beer on Tap"
An advertisement for "Magnolia Beer on Tap" is painted in large lettering along a building wall. An unidentified man stands on the sidewalk nearby. Above his head is a small sign advertising Dr. Pepper....
Boats along bank of Buffalo Bayou
A view across the waters of Buffalo Bayou toward the opposite bank with several boats moored.
Boats along Buffalo Bayou
A view across the Buffalo Bayou toward the bank. A large yacht with an unidentified man standing on deck is visible in the center of the photograph. Other boats are moored nearby. A few trees lead from...
Boats and barge with a lifting crane along Buffalo Bayou
A view across the waters of Buffalo Bayou toward the bank. A yacht typical of the day is moored at the bank. Several buildings and a small boat are on the bank. Another small boat is in the water and a...
Boats and buidings along bank of Buffalo Bayou
A view across the waters of Buffalo Bayou toward the bank. A yacht typical of the day is moored while a small boat is on the bank. Several buildings are along the bank. Another small boat is in the water....
Buffalo Bayou at the head of Navigation
Photograph of a printed engraving of Buffalo Bayou at the head of Navigation. Three people are in a rowboat in the water. A loaded barge is on the bayou before a background of other boats and numerous...
City Hall and Market House
Photograph of a printed illustration that depicts the building shared by the Houston city government and the city market on Travis Street at Prairie Avenue. The building is shown in sketches dated as early...
Elevated view of Main Street from Lamar Avenue
A view from an elevated position on Main Street looking north from Lamar Avenue. Construction of several buildings under way illustrates the downtown building boom of 1927. The Neils Esperson building,...
First telegraph lines
Poles supporting the first telegraph line stand along the side an unidentified street.
Gazebo in unidentified park
An unidentified park with a small gazebo and simple wooden benches arranged along the walking path.
Grand Central Station/Depot
An active street scene in front of Houston's Grand Central Station Railroad Depot. Pedestrians walk along the sidewalk, while horses, carriages and electric streetcars are in the road.
Lifting towers and boats at the Port of Houston
A view across the waters of Buffalo Bayou at the Port of Houston. A building provides a backdrop for a row of lifting towers lining the dock. Boats are moored along the dock.
Main street at Franklin Avenue
A view of Main Street at Franklin Avenue looking south. Automobiles can be seen stopped at the first traffic signal and parked along the side of the street. Intersecting tracks and overhead electric wires...
Main Street facing north at Congress Avenue
A view of Main Street at Congress Avenue, looking north. An electric streetcar can be seen in the street along with horse-drawn carriages.
Merchants and Planters Oil Company oil mill
Photograph of a printed illustration of the Merchants and Planters Company oil mill and surrounding area along Buffalo Bayou. The business was owned by William Marsh Rice.
Owner and Captain of yacht "Augusta"
The yacht, "Augusta", owned by C. G. Pillot of Houston is tied along the bank of an unidentified bayou. This photograph also contains insets of C. G. Pillot and the captain.
Panorama of downtown Houston (1910)
A panoramic view of downtown Houston. The photograph appears to be taken from an elevated position at Capitol Avenue, looking north along Travis Street on the left and Main Street on the right.
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