Fairmount Hotel (San Antonio, Tex.).; Hotels--Texas.; San Antonio (Tex.)--Buildings, structures, etc.; ; Moving of buildings, bridges, etc.;
Richelieu discusses the history of the Fairmount Hotel, which was built in 1906 and moved to La Villita Historic District in April 1985, creating a Guinness Book of Records entry as the heaviest building ever moved on wheels.
San Antonio (Tex.)--Economic conditions.; HemisFair (1968 : San Antonio, Tex.).
Project architect for the Tower of the Americas, considered to be the symbol of HemisFair, Powell discusses its' purpose, technical details of planning and construction, financing, and changes in San Antonio as a result of Hemisfair.
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Ollie Marshall Adams spent his working life as a machinist in the huge railroad shops in Marshall, beginning with his apprenticeship at age 17 in 1927. Adams recounts the economic and social impact the now-closed railroad complex...