[At the port in Texas City on August 19, 1915]

Description:

A large cargo ship is anchored along a dock in Texas City. To the right of the ship, on the dock, several railroad freight cars are pulled up alongside the ship. In the right foreground, the railroad car bears the markings "STILMAS 18217". Four groups of two men each are gathered along the dock, talking or observing. The grain elevator is visible behind the ship. In the lower right hand corner in raised lettering is "Naschke Galveston." Underneath the photograph in longhand is written: "Texas City Aug. 19th-1915 - Two day [corr: days] after the storm."

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Galveston County - Texas City
Creation Date: August 17, 1915
Partner(s):
Moore Memorial Public Library
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2006
Usage:
Total Uses: 31
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Publisher Info:
Publisher Name: Naschke
Place of Publication: Galveston, Texas
Date(s):
  • Creation: August 17, 1915
  • Digitized: June 2006
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Galveston County - Texas City
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Date
August 19, 1915
Description:

A large cargo ship is anchored along a dock in Texas City. To the right of the ship, on the dock, several railroad freight cars are pulled up alongside the ship. In the right foreground, the railroad car bears the markings "STILMAS 18217". Four groups of two men each are gathered along the dock, talking or observing. The grain elevator is visible behind the ship. In the lower right hand corner in raised lettering is "Naschke Galveston." Underneath the photograph in longhand is written: "Texas City Aug. 19th-1915 - Two day [corr: days] after the storm."

Note:

[This photograph was apparently taken two days after the storm of August 17, 1915, which badly damaged the Army Camp in Texas City]

Physical Description:

1 photograph : b&w ; 7.5 x 9.5 in.

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Partner:
Moore Memorial Public Library
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2006
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: moore81-018-34
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth15260
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public