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Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Postcards of Kerrville's downtown mill

Kerrville once had a mill in the downtown area -- about where One Schreiner Center is today, in the 800 block of Water Street.  Here are three separate postcards depicting the old mill.
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Schreiner's mill as seen from the river.

As seen from the street; this shot was taken around the intersection of
Water and Earl Garrett streets.

As seen from below dam; there is a kiddo hiding in the weeds.
Can you spot him?

3 comments:

  1. Those are very clear photo postcards.

    The middle one is the clearest that I have ever seen of the old mill.

    I wonder how many times that wooden dam washed away during floods.

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  2. On the far right side of the second photo is a large tree.

    I'm guessing that it's a pecan tree.

    Regardless of the type of tree, I wonder if it is still living.

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  3. I love these old postcards.

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