[Passenger pier in Texas City]

Description:

A long wooden pier, wide enough to hold automobile traffic, runs out into the bay. At the end of the pier, a structure of some kind can be seen. Electric poles line the left side of the pier. Three women dressed in long dresses and hats stand looking over the rail. Farther down the pier, an automobile and a single pedestrian share the pier.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Galveston County - Texas City
Creation Date: 1912 - 1913  
Partner(s):
Moore Memorial Public Library
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2006
Usage:
Total Uses: 149
Past 30 days: 2
Yesterday: 1
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1912 - 1913
  • Digitized: June 14, 2006
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Galveston County - Texas City
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
From 1912 to 1913
Description:

A long wooden pier, wide enough to hold automobile traffic, runs out into the bay. At the end of the pier, a structure of some kind can be seen. Electric poles line the left side of the pier. Three women dressed in long dresses and hats stand looking over the rail. Farther down the pier, an automobile and a single pedestrian share the pier.

Note:

[This photograph was also published on page 25 in Texas City : Images of the Twentieth Century by Collier A. Campbell and Susie M. Moncla, published by The Donning Company Publishers in 1999. The caption there is listed as "Texas City passenger pier, 1912-1913."]

Physical Description:

1 photograph : b&w ; 3.25 x 7 in.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Partner:
Moore Memorial Public Library
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2006
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: TCIM-19
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth15188
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public