[An aerial view of construction in Texas City in 1934]

Description:

An aerial view of several construction sites in Texas City. At the bottom left, the foundation of a large building is in place and several men are walking within the building perimeters. At the bottom right the concrete walls and internal supports of another building have been built. About mid-picture the first floor of a large industrial building has been completed. A line of automobiles are parked along a wide dirt road between the construction sites. These sites appear to be refinery buildings and lines of pipelines, and power poles, surrounded by security fencing can be seen. In the background are scattered houses. On the back of the photograph in pencil is written :"1-13-34." Taped to the back of the photograph is a label reading "Donated to Texas City Historical Committee by American Oil Company Sept. 15, 1971"

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Galveston County - Texas City
Creation Date: January 13, 1934
Partner(s):
Moore Memorial Public Library
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2006
Usage:
Total Uses: 121
Past 30 days: 4
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: January 13, 1934
  • Digitized: June 13, 2006
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Galveston County - Texas City
Era
Oil and Gas, 1901-Present
Date
January 13, 1934
Description:

An aerial view of several construction sites in Texas City. At the bottom left, the foundation of a large building is in place and several men are walking within the building perimeters. At the bottom right the concrete walls and internal supports of another building have been built. About mid-picture the first floor of a large industrial building has been completed. A line of automobiles are parked along a wide dirt road between the construction sites. These sites appear to be refinery buildings and lines of pipelines, and power poles, surrounded by security fencing can be seen. In the background are scattered houses. On the back of the photograph in pencil is written :"1-13-34." Taped to the back of the photograph is a label reading "Donated to Texas City Historical Committee by American Oil Company Sept. 15, 1971"

Physical Description:

1 photograph : b&w ; 10 3/4 x 13 1/2 in.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Contributor(s):
Partner:
Moore Memorial Public Library
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2006
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: AMIOIL-05
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth15330
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public