View showing progress of backfill with workers and mules, during construction of Rice Institute
E. W. Irish Photo Co.
William M. Rice Institute in the very early stages of construction, showing the site of the Mechanical Laboratory building. The tower and the skeleton of the surrounding base structure are visible in in the background. The foundation, along with the parallel trenches can be seen in the foreground and extending into the middle distance of the image. A large number of construction workers can be seen, along with several mules. Written on the bottom left-hand side: “View showing progress of backfill" and " E.W. Irish Photo Co." Original resource is a black and white photograph.
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