Looking west up Austin Avenue from Waco City Hall on the Square. Because of the presence of the American Amicable (ALICO) Building, we know this is post-1911. Postcard image from eBay.
By Paul Holder Longtime Waco resident recalls growing up in South Waco. It was the coldest night in the recorded history of Waco (February 12,1949). In Alaska the night met the standards to fall in the “three dog” category. We lived in a small, quite small, house at 2705 Clay in Waco. There was a… Continue reading Hobo Jane, Hobo Jungle, and February Ice
Main Entrance to Cameron ParkHerring Avenue at North Fourth These gates were built in the 1930s from stone that was a part of the old City Hall that was on the Square until it was demolished in 1930. In 1971, Herring Avenue Bridge was completed, and this scene was gone forever.