Photograph of the southwest corner of the intersection of Main Street and Fifth Street, 1904. The accompanying picture card reads, "This photo shows the ceremony of turning the first shovel of dirt where the Hotel Alexandria was to be built. Albert Constant Bilicky, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. A.C. Bilicky, turned the first shovelful. Mr. A.C. Bilicky holds the child's hand. Mr. Robert A. Rowan, who is associated with Mr. Bilicky in many land and building enterprises, stands with his hand on his knee. The man to the right of the line is Mr. John S. Mitchell, who is associated with Mr. Bilicky in the Hollenbeck Hotel." In addition to Rowan, Mitchell, Mr. Bilicky, his wife and his son, there are three men standing in a hole, digging up a large tree, and another man sitting in a wagon that is hitched to two horses. In the background, another man is visible in a wagon. There is a large brick building behind this scene, and a utility pole to the right of the picture.