Fort Worth Post Office
Built in 1909 this building was the Stockyards Branch Post Office. The upper floor was a boarding house. It has served many functions over the years.
The brick detail is amazing on this building.
O'Keefe-Long Building in the Stockyards. I believe it was a hotel. It now is a "general store" catering to the tourist.
Hotel Texas in the Fort Worth Stockyards. Still in operation.
Originally built as a grocery store, this building has been used for several purposes. It is now a meditation center.
The corner entry is a feature that is a favorite of mine.
This building was built as the Stockyards Hotel and is still a hotel with a restaurant.
Former furnitue store and Masonic Lodge in Stockyards
Decorative detailing on the former Masonic Lodge.
Hereford Hotel in Fort Worth Stockyards District
Former Alps Hotel in Fort Worth Stockyards District.
Buildings lining main street in the Stockyards.
Panoramic view of the 1908 Livestock Exchange Building in the Ft Worth Stockyards. It was known as the "Wall Street of the West"
Closer view of Livestock Exchange Building.
The Stockyards Coliseum was built in 1908 to house the Southwestern Exposition and Livestock Show. It also home to the first indoor rodeo which was held in 1917.
Structural detail of the Horse & Mule Barns in the Ft Worth Stockyards.
View looking out of the bike trail tunnel which runs underneath the Stockyard District.
This is the first water reflection I have ever photographed. Came across it by chance while exploring a part of the Stockyards I had never seen.
A different view of the Horse and Mule Barns in the Stockyards.
W.O. Rominger was a prominent horse and mule salesman in the Stockyards. He began his business, The Stockyards Horse and Mule Commission Co. in 1900. You can find more info here. http://www.woromingers.com/
Another ghost sign from the Stockyards past...Stockyards Horse & Mule Comm Co.
Another view of the barns with its ghost sign.
I found the brickwork on the ramp to be interesting.
Remains of a scale house.
Former Swift entrance in the stockyards.
This building was originally the Stockyards Bank. Now it is a western wear store.
View showing the extensive brickwork that can be seen in the stockyards.
Great ghost sign found on one of the buildings in the stockyards.