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  Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
 Collection: Rescuing Texas History, 2009
[First Water Well Near Port Arthur]

[First Water Well Near Port Arthur]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of two men standing near the first water well near Port Arthur, TX. The well is a hand pump device with a wooden trough to take water towards a holding container. Both men are wearing hats. The man on the left is holding a small glass of water in his hand.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Menhaden Fish Plant]

[Menhaden Fish Plant]

Date: unknown
Creator: J. C. Watkins Photography
Description: Photograph of the Menhaden Fish Plant in Port Arthur, TX. The plant is a grouping of buildings, dominated by a long structure to the left of the rest. An area for storage of raw building materials is to the right. Four fishing boats are docked in the Sabine-Neches Canal adjacent to the plant.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Gates Day Memorial Celebration]

[Gates Day Memorial Celebration]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a memorial celebration in memory of John W. Gates in Port Arthur, TX. A large crowd is milling around a large open park near a building. In the middle of the park is a small gazebo. People are in the gazebo seated. Many of the people are carrying umbrellas.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Gulf Refinery Employees on Break]

[Gulf Refinery Employees on Break]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of four workers from the Port Arthur Gulf Oil Refinery on break. They are seated on a wooden bench in front of an oil railroad car. All four are wearing hats and having a conversation. The picture has had two holes punched on the left side.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Port Arthur National Guard Band]

[Port Arthur National Guard Band]

Date: 1938
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Port Arthur National Guard Band on a stage; three men are standing and holding drums, and the rest are sitting and holding various instruments. A man sitting on the back row in the first chair on the left is identified as Sergeant John L. McClintock. He is holding a bass horn.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Gulf Oil Plant]

[Gulf Oil Plant]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Gulf Oil Plant from the entrance in Port Arthur, TX. A man is standing by the gate, holding it open. Several smokestacks are to the right. There are several large buildings on the left.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Cotton Baling Plant]

[Cotton Baling Plant]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a storage area for cotton bales. The bales are made in a cotton baling plant in Sabine, TX. Large piles of bales are placed around the room. In the middle of the room, there is a machine that appears to be forming the cotton coming in on a conveyor belt into bales.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[J. W. Guffey Oil Tanker in Dock]

[J. W. Guffey Oil Tanker in Dock]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the tanker J. W. Guffey at the Gulf Oil docks in Port Arthur, TX. The tanker is the first ship designed with the sole purpose of transporting oil. It is long with four masts and one smokestack.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Engraving of Charles G. Gates]

[Engraving of Charles G. Gates]

Date: unknown
Creator: E. G. Williams & Brothers
Description: Engraving of Charles G. Gates. Gates headed a brokerage house on Wall Street in New York City, NY. He died in 1913.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Gulf Refinery Structure]

[Gulf Refinery Structure]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a structure at the Gulf Oil Refinery in Port Arthur, TX. A set of railroad tracks runs by the building.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library