Historic Pictures

Williams Building 2016
Williams Building 2016
Williams Building circa late 1980s
Williams Building December 1910
Williams Building 2nd from the front on left December 1910
Williams Building lot, materials ready for construction 1908
Bay City Day in Palacios, May 19, 1909. Williams Building is third visible building from the left, across 5th Street from the Smith Building. You can see the sign “Restaurant” under the porch awning
456 Commerce Early 1900s
Williams Building early 1900s
Palacios 5th Street early picture looking south showing Ruthven Building on the far left with Williams Building immediately before on Commerce Street (formerly Haber Street) Notice the horse and wagon turning on main Street.
Palacios, early 1900s showing Williams Building in background
Palacios, early 1900s showing Williams Building in background
Williams Building from the back early 1900s
Williams Building from the back early 1900s
Williams Building front shown on the right, early 1900s
Williams Building front shown on the near  right, early 1900s
Williams Building showing Traylor Hardware as tenant
Williams Building on the left showing Traylor Hardware as tenant. Ruthven Building is on the right.
Palacios Birds Eye View, 1940s showing back of Williams Building (Cash Hardware)
Palacios Birds Eye View, 1940s showing back of Williams Building (Price Cash Hardware) Notice the buses in back of the Brandon Building.
456 Commerce 1950s
Williams Building 1950s
456 Commerce St., 1960s
Williams Building 1960s
Williams Building 1960s
Williams Building 1960s
Palacios Beacon Ad, February 19, 1987, celebrating the completed renovation of the of the Williams Building by the owner, City State Bank. The Palacios Independent School District will use the upstairs for Job Training. The downstairs will be used for Bank Board Meetings and will house the offices of the Palacios Area Fund as well as Doctor’s offices.
Williams Building Renovation Dedication February 1987
Billy Williams, Wife, Two Sisters and Brother
Billy Williams with his Wife, two Sisters and his Brother
Sanborn Fire Insurance Map 1937 Palacios, TX
Sanborn Fire Insurance Map 1937, 5th & Commerce St., Palacios, TX
Billy Williams' childhood companion, Charlie Siringo
Billy Williams’ childhood companion, Charlie Siringo
A Texas Cowboy by Charlie Siringo mentions Billy Williams and family
A Texas Cowboy by Charlie Siringo mentions Billy Williams and family
A Texas Cowboy - another scan of the inside cover and title page
A Texas Cowboy – another scan of the inside cover and title page