Collinsville ISD

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Vintage Photos Of Collinsville


  • Downtown
    This photo is looking south from the north end of the square.

    Downtown


    This photo is a ground level shot looking southeast towards city hall.

    Downtown
    This photo is a ariel shot (possibly from the old water tower) looking southwest..

    Drug Store
    This photo circa 1950 shows the front of the old Economy Drugstore on the southwest corner of the town square.

    Drug Store
    This photo circa 1952 shows the front of the old Economy Drugstore from a larger view.

    Bank

    Bank


    These two above photos circa 1950 shows what is now City Hall but at the time was the 1st State Bank.
    Thanks to Denise Owens for the bottom photo.

     

    Arial View

    Arial View 2
    These arial photos of the school and town were shot in 1947.

    Downtown
    Early 1900's view of the square and looking southwest.

    Davis Gin
    Here two students stand in front of the long gone Davis Gin in 1951.

     Mitchells Cafe
    A shot of the Mitchells Cafe in 1952.

    Owens Store
    A shot of LL Owens Store in 1952.

    Ragsdale Grocery Store
    Ragsdale Grocery Store in 1952.

    Summitt Grocery Store circa 1952
    Summitt Grocery Store circa 1952.

    C&C gas station circa 1954
    C&C gas station circa 1954.

    Collinsville Train Depot around 1958
    Collinsville Train Depot around 1958

    Collinsville Train Depot With Engine 1930's
    Collinsville Train Depot With Engine 1930's

    St. Georges Hotel 1917. Photo Courtesy Of John Davis
    St. Georges Hotel 1917. Photo Courtesy Of John Davis

    Farmers Union Club 1917. Photo Courtesy Of John Davis
    Farmers Union Club 1917. Photo Courtesy Of John Davis

    Dishman Cotton Gin About 1909. Photo Courtesy Of Will Beauchamp
    Dishman Cotton Gin About 1909. Photo Courtesy Of Will Beauchamp grandson of William Lewis Beauchamp

    Farm near Hogtown Road southeast of Collinsville

    Farm near Hogtown Road southeast of Collinsville.  Workers are shown posing with two wagon and a tractor.  Photo courtesy of Cindy Butler.

    Farm near Hogtown Road southeast of Collinsville

    Farm near Hogtown Road southeast of Collinsville.  Workers are shown posing with a chuckwagon and a carriage.  Photo courtesy of Cindy Butler.

    George Culpepper, WA Young, Ben Stein, Noah Halsey, Charlie Bryan, Ernest Bryan, WS Culpepper & Wife, Effa Bryan and Baby, the cook Neaser Leath.

    Original Collinsville jail house

    Original Collinsville jail house. You can see the ongoing construction of the water tower in the background. Thanks to Denise Owens for the photo.

    For Dedicated Photos Of The Old Gas Station Downtown Before It Was Removed Click Here

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