Barge Built by Orange Car and Steel

Barge Built by Orange Car and Steel

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a river barge with a large crane on the right side of the frame. There are eleven workers in hats standing on top of the barge. In the foreground are steel beams and canisters amongst weeds. Typed on a piece of paper that is glued to the bottom of the mat is, "This is a barge, which is one of three we built for the U.S. Government in 1924. It was an all rivet barge made by the Orange Car and Steel. Mr Ben Glover was Shop foreman. It was built about half way from the shop and Livingston's ship yard. I worked as a fitter."
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
Man with Damaged Trucks After Tornado

Man with Damaged Trucks After Tornado

Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McMurry, J.W.
Description: Photograph of a man wearing a leather jacket and hat standing in-between two damaged trucks after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. The truck in the foreground has its windows blown out and the hood is dented with bricks. Behind the man is a truck who's roof is caved in. On the right side of the frame next to the center truck is a long wooden beam. Behind the beam is another truck.
Contributing Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum
Dog and Duck Under Bush After Tornado

Dog and Duck Under Bush After Tornado

Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McMurry, J.W.
Description: Photograph of a dog and a duck underneath a bush after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. There is debris scattered all over the ground. In the background are leaning telephone poles.
Contributing Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum
Overturned Train After Tornado

Overturned Train After Tornado

Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McCurry, J.W.
Description: Photograph of an overturned train after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. The train is turned on its side and we see the underside of it. Piled in front of the train is a pile of debris that includes wooden beams and pieces of metal. There is an upright train car on the right side of the frame. There is a large puddle in the foreground.
Contributing Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum
Man Standing on Debris

Man Standing on Debris

Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McMurry, J.W.
Description: Photograph of a man standing in front of a brick building with damaged windows after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. He is standing on top of pile of debris that includes bricks and wooden beams. He is wearing a flannel jacket, hat, and is smoking a cigarette. On the right side of frame is a street filled more debris and old cars. There are two men in hats standing in front of a car.
Contributing Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum
Fallen House After Tornado

Fallen House After Tornado

Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McCurry, J.W.
Description: Photograph of a house that has fallen after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. The house is white and two-story. It has been blown off it's cement foundation and is broken in half. In the foreground is debris and in the background is another building and trees.
Contributing Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum
Men Standing in Debris After Tornado

Men Standing in Debris After Tornado

Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McCurry, J.W.
Description: Photograph of two men standing on top of a metal beam in front of a damaged building after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. The building's windows are blown out. One man wear a leather jacket and hat and is pointing at the ground. The man behind him wears overalls and a cap. All over the ground is a pile of debris that includes bricks, beams, and wire.
Contributing Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum
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