Crushed Garage After Galveston, Texas Storm, 1915

Crushed Garage After Galveston, Texas Storm, 1915

Date: 1915
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of two men and a crushed car amongst piles of debris after a storm in Galveston, Texas. The car is underneath piles of brick and a man in a newsboy cap is leaning on it. On the car are the numbers, "1507". In the background is a large pile of bricks and a man in suspenders, all within tin walls.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
Building on Fire, Galveston, Texas

Building on Fire, Galveston, Texas

Date: 1915
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a large building on fire and crumbling after a large storm in Galveston, Texas. The back half of the building is gone and the roof in the center of the frame is falling. There are piles of debris surrounding the building. Two men with fire hoses are spraying the building. In the foreground are train or trolley tracks and a truck bed.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
Galveston, Texas After Storm in 1915

Galveston, Texas After Storm in 1915

Date: 1915
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Galveston, Texas after a storm. In the foreground on the right is a large pile of debris, mostly wooden beams. On the left side of the frame is a man walking beside a building with a covered sidewalk. On the awning it reads, "Cafe Hotel, Seawall Cafe". Further down the sidewalk are more buildings and a few people on the wet sidewalk. On the right side in the background are parked cars.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
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
Two Men and Tornado-Damaged Vehicle

Two Men and Tornado-Damaged Vehicle

Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McMurry, J.W.
Description: Photograph of a trailer with large tires in a puddle after the Higgins/Glazier tornado. There is a shadow in the foreground of a person wearing a hat. In the background are railroad tracks, torn-up trees, a truck, telephone poles, and a damaged building.
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
Overturned Tractor After Tornado

Overturned Tractor After Tornado

Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McMurry, J.W.
Description: Photograph of a large overturned tractor after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. Behind the tractor is a house and beside the house are stacks of sacks. In the background are telephone poles. In the foreground is scattered debris.
Contributing Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum
Vehicles, People, and Damaged Building After Tornado

Vehicles, People, and Damaged Building After Tornado

Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McCurry, J.W.
Description: Photograph of six vehicles and five people standing in front of a damaged building after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. The windows and the roof of the building are missing. There is a tree and another building on the right side of the frame. In the foreground is the roof of the car dented with bricks with a tennis racket.
Contributing Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage 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
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