Lumber Mill and Workers

Lumber Mill and Workers

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of several workers standing within a lumber mill. There are several large machines and saws on two levels of the wooden building. In the foreground are tracks, sawdust and cut logs. Light bulbs and run along the ceilings wooden beams.
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
Bancroft Lumber Company

Bancroft Lumber Company

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Bancroft Lumber Company yard. In the foreground are wooden beams and chains. On the right side of the frame is a metal fence and on the left is a large warehouse. In the background is a smokestack and a water tower.
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
Tugboat Under Construction

Tugboat Under Construction

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a tugboat under construction. The top part of the boat is still open with wooden beams. On the outside of the boat is scaffolding and several ladders. On the dock are wooden beams, piping, and hoses.
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
Debris and Houses After Tornado

Debris and Houses After Tornado

Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McCurry, J.W.
Description: Photograph of a large pile of wooden boards and a group of houses after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. In the foreground is a fallen telephone pole and the ground is covered with boards.
Contributing Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum
Building with No Walls After Tornado

Building with No Walls After Tornado

Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McCurry, J.W.
Description: Photograph of a building with fallen walls after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. Inside the buildings are shelves lined with buckets, boxes, doors, and sacks. The foreground is covered with the wall and wooden beams.
Contributing Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum
Town After Tornado

Town After Tornado

Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McMurry, J.W.
Description: Photograph of street in a town after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. The street is filled with debris, mostly wooden beams. On the left side of the frame is a row of damaged two-story buildings. In front of the buildings is a bus, a few cars, and several people, mostly men wearing jackets and hats. A sign on the building closes to the left side of the frame reads, "...OODS-CO."
Contributing Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum
Hewson Drug Store, Orange, Texas

Hewson Drug Store, Orange, Texas

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Hewson Drug Store in Orange, Texas. There are five men and one boy wearing vests and hats standing on the covered walkway in front of the store. One man has a mustache and another has a beard. The boy is leaning against one of the beams. The building's door is open and there are several windows.
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
Higgins Tornado Damage

Higgins Tornado Damage

Date: 1949
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the destroyed Laubhan and Schwab Hardware store after a tornado. The ground is covered with wreckage, including wooden planks and beams, tables and chairs. Four men in jackets and hats stand on top of the wreckage in the center of the photo. Shelves remain standing in the background. Across the bottom are the words, "Laubhan & Schwab Hdwe. Bring on the Bulldozer."
Contributing Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum
Higgins Tornado Damage

Higgins Tornado Damage

Date: 1949
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Alamo Theater wreckage in Higgins, Texas after a tornado. There are three parts of cinder-block walls still standing. The foreground is covered with destroyed parts, including wooden planks and metal beams. In the background are three buildings still standing. The words, "Wreckage of Alamo Theatre Higgins, Texas" are across the bottom of the photograph.
Contributing Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum
Man Cleaning Debris After Tornado

Man Cleaning Debris After Tornado

Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McCurry, J.W.
Description: Photograph of a man in a button-up shirt and hat loading an object into the back of a truck after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. He is in front of a two-story brick building. The building's roof is blown off and the windows are blown out. The ground is covered in debris that includes wooden beams, wires, and a tire.
Contributing Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum
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