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Central Texas Backroads

Posted on: November 28, 2015

We had the opportunity to take a leisurely drive up HWY-95 on Friday. We stopped and took pictures.

Taylor

 

Vintage movie theater opened in 1914.

Vintage movie theater opened in 1914.

 

Peterson Building has 1903 on it.

Peterson Building has 1903 on it.

 

Could not find any information on this old theater.

Could not find any information on this old theater.

 

Taylor National Bank building constructed in 1894 is on the National Register of Historical Places. Closed 1967.

Taylor National Bank building constructed in 1894 is on the National Register of Historical Places. Closed 1967.

 

Was City National Bank. Now appears vacant.

Was City National Bank. Now appears vacant.

 

This building was constructed in 1893 to house the Eikel Hardware Company.

This building was constructed in 1893 to house the Eikel Hardware Company.

 

Preslar--Hewitt Building - on the National Register of Historic Places. Built in 1914.

Preslar–Hewitt Building – on the National Register of Historic Places. Built in 1914.

 

Historical Marker in the park was very interesting.

Historical Marker in the park was very interesting.

 

Heritage Park - It is 1.67 acres and hosts multiple seating areas under shade, a walking path and historical markers.

Heritage Park – It is 1.67 acres and hosts multiple seating areas under shade, a walking path and historical markers.

 

Post mounted Town Clock with two faces;

Post mounted Town Clock with two faces.

Granger and Granger Lake

 

When a Bank closed up back in the 1920's, the City of Granger moved into the building.

When a Bank closed up back in the 1920’s, the City of Granger moved into the building.

 

Vietnam Memorial in city park.

Vietnam Memorial in city park.

 

One of several cement lions around town.

One of several cement lions around town.

 

We visited the lake.

We visited the lake.

 

Bartlett

 

Bartlett National Bank closed on the federally-declared 'bank holiday' during the Depression--and never re-opened.

Bartlett National Bank closed on the federally-declared ‘bank holiday’ during the Depression–and never re-opened.

 

Beautiful Eagles decorate the bank building.

Beautiful Eagles decorate the bank building.

 

Name on the old building.

Name on the old building.

 

St. John's Lutheran Church over 130 years old.

St. John’s Lutheran Church over 130 years old.

 

These buildings have 1904 on them.

These buildings have 1904 on them.

 

Ghost Coca Cola sign.

Ghost Coca Cola sign.

 

Building built in 1903.

Building built in 1903.

 

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