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  Partner: Longview Public Library
 Decade: 1940-1949
[St. Anthony Catholic Church]
Photograph of St. Anthony Catholic Church in Longview, Texas. St. Anthony was built in 1883, and it was the first Catholic church built in Longview. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth191299/
[Little Texas and Pacific Sunshine Special]
Photographic postcard of the Little Texas and Pacific Sunshine Special train ride at the Longview Amusement Park in Longview, Texas. There are many men, women and children watching as three men gas the train up. J. B. Shores, Director of Public Relations for the Texas and Pacific Railroads, takes a turn at the locomotive controls. Burke Campbell created the Longview Amusement Park in the 1940's. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth191340/
Glover-Crim Building
Illustrated postcard of the Glover-Crim Building in Longview, Texas, as noted on the front of the postcard. There are other businesses surrounding the building (a drug store and a clothing store), and there are four cars parked along the street. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth191182/
[Kilgore College Rangerettes at Harmon Hospital]
Photograph of the Kilgore College Rangerettes marching outside of Harmon Hospital in Longview, Texas. The girls are performing for injured soldiers at the hospital. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth191270/
[Albert and Ada Morgan]
Photograph of Albert Elonza Morgan and Ada Fisher Morgan of Longview, Texas. Mr. and Mrs. Morgan are pictured outside a house covered in ivy. They are buried at Grace Hill Cemetery in Longview. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth191262/
[LeTourneau Dome Construction]
Photograph of the dome construction at LeTourneau Munitions, Inc., a company that produced massive amounts of ammunition during WWII in Longview, Texas. The heavy machinery used to construct the dome were designed and built by Robert G. LeTourneau. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth191308/
[LeTourneau Dome Construction]
Photograph of the dome construction at LeTourneau Munitions, Inc., a company that produced massive amounts of ammunition during WWII in Longview, Texas. The heavy machinery used to construct the dome were designed and built by Robert G. LeTourneau. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth191309/
[LeTourneau Dome Construction]
Photograph of the dome construction at LeTourneau Munitions, Inc., a company that produced massive amounts of ammunition during WWII in Longview, Texas. The heavy machinery used to construct the dome were designed and built by Robert G. LeTourneau. The dome cap is pictured in the foreground. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth191312/
[LeTourneau Dome Construction]
Photograph of the dome construction at LeTourneau Munitions, Inc., a company that produced massive amounts of ammunition during WWII in Longview, Texas. The heavy machinery used to construct the dome were designed and built by Robert G. LeTourneau. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth191311/
[LeTourneau Dome Construction]
Photograph of the dome construction at LeTourneau Munitions, Inc., a company that produced massive amounts of ammunition during WWII in Longview, Texas. The heavy machinery used to construct the dome were designed and built by Robert G. LeTourneau. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth191310/
[LeTourneau Industries]
Photograph of LeTourneau brand machinery moving heavy loads of supplies onto rail cars in Longview, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth191315/
[LeTourneau Industries]
Photograph of the LeTourneau Industries oil rig building facility near Vicksburg, Mississippi, which began operation in 1944. The photograph shows an aerial view of the facility. The platforms were assembled on the river band and were walked into the river for final fitting. From Vicksburg, the river tow boats transported the rigs to New Orleans, Louisiana, where they were transferred to the Gulf by ocean going tugs. The first off-shore drilling rig ever created was designed and built by Robert G. LeTourneau without any formal drawings or plans. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth191322/
[LeTourneau Machinery]
Photograph of LeTourneau Industries machinery designed and built by Robert G. LeTourneau of Longview, Texas. In the photograph, a massive earth-clearing machine is being used to clear the land in the early stages of building the Hansen Dam in San Fernando, California. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth191333/
[LeTourneau Machinery]
Photograph of two LeTourneau Industries employees repairing the wheels of one of the heavy machine earth movers designed and built by Robert G. LeTourneau of Longview, Texas. The immense tires were able to move over large boulders without straining the engine or damaging the equipment. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth191332/
[LeTourneau Machinery]
Photograph of the LeTourneau 2592 LeTro-stacker at work hauling and stacking logs in Longview, Texas. This piece of machinery was designed and built by Robert G. LeTourneau of Longview, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth191317/
[LeTourneau Munitions, Inc.]
Photograph of the inside of LeTourneau Munitions, Inc., a company that produced massive amounts of ammunition during WWII in Longview, Texas. Shells are lined up on the floor, ready for the final stage of production. Four men are at work inside the munitions company. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth191305/
[LeTourneau Munitions, Inc.]
Photograph of the inside of LeTourneau Munitions, Inc., a company that produced massive amounts of ammunition during WWII in Longview, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth191307/
[LeTourneau Munitions, Inc.]
Photograph of the inside of LeTourneau Munitions, Inc., a company that produced massive amounts of ammunition during WWII in Longview, Texas. Shells complete with plugs and grommets are lined up on the floor, ready for the final stage of production. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth191304/
[LeTourneau Munitions, Inc.]
Photograph of the inside of LeTourneau Munitions, Inc., a company that produced massive amounts of ammunition during WWII in Longview, Texas. Inside the factory, Marion Roper, a machinist at LeTourneau, is filing down shells using a turning band. There are shells lined up on the floor next to Roper. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth191306/
[LeTourneau Munitions, Inc.]
Photograph of the inside of LeTourneau Munitions, Inc., a company that produced massive amounts of ammunition during WWII in Longview, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth191303/
[LeTourneau Munitions, Inc.]
Photograph of the inside of LeTourneau Munitions, Inc., a company that produced massive amounts of ammunition during WWII in Longview, Texas. In the photo, the machinery that R. G. LeTourneau designed and built for his facility is shown. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth191314/
[LeTourneau Munitions, Inc.]
Photograph of the inside of LeTourneau Munitions, Inc., a company that produced massive amounts of ammunition during WWII in Longview, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth191313/
[LeTourneau Tournamatic Carryall]
Photograph of the LeTourneau Tournamatic Carryall. This piece of machinery was designed and built by Robert G. LeTourneau of Longview, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth191316/
[LeTourneau Tournapull]
Photograph of the LeTourneau Industries Tournapull, a massive piece of machinery designed and built by Robert G. LeTourneau of Longview, Texas. The machine was used to clear land for massive projects. This Tournapull was used to aid in the Hansen Dam project in San Fernando, California. LeTourneau used thirteen Tournapulls, a fleet of Carryalls and many bulldozers for this project. The LeTourneau crane is visible in the background of the photo, to the left of the Tournapull. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth403376/
New Gregg Hotel
Photographic postcard of the Gregg Hotel in Longview, Texas, as noted on the front of the postcard. There are six cars in front of the hotel and several trees surrounding the outside of the building. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth191183/
[Robert G. LeTourneau]
Photograph of Robert G. LeTourneau of Longview, Texas. LeTourneau is pictured with military personnel and leaders on top of one of his self-designed machines. LeTourneau is wearing a dark suit, and he is waving his right hand in the air. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth403382/