Destroyed Hurley Building in Ft. Worth, Texas

Destroyed Hurley Building in Ft. Worth, Texas

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Hurley Building in Ft. Worth, Texas on fire and crumbling. The building was several stories tall and is surrounded by large piles of debris and telephone wires. Two strong streams of water on directed at building. There are other buildings and a church on the surrounding streets.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
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
The G.H. & H. Track in Galveston After a Flood in 1900

The G.H. & H. Track in Galveston After a Flood in 1900

Date: 1900
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of raised railroad tracks after the Galveston Flood in 1900. In the foreground are normal railroad tracks.
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
Higgins and Glazier, Texas Tornado

Higgins and Glazier, Texas Tornado

Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McMurry, J.W.
Description: Photograph of destruction after the Higgins and Glazier, Texas tornado. In the foreground is the shadow of a person wearing a hat. In the center is a piece of machinery covered in dirt. In the background on the right side of the frame are four men looking right. There is also an automobile, a fallen building, and a standing telephone pole.
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 two men inspecting a badly damaged vehicle after the Higgins/Glazier tornado. The vehicle's top half is crumpled. The men stand on the left side of the frame looking at the vehicle. Both wear leather jackets, one wears a cap and one wears a hat. In the background is a row of trees, another vehicle, and tall buildings in the distance.
Contributing Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum
Two Men and Tornado-Damaged Truck

Two Men and Tornado-Damaged Truck

Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McMurry, J.W.
Description: Photograph of two men inspecting a badly damaged truck after the Higgins/Glazier Tornado. The man on the left side of the frame wears khaki pants, a leather jacket, sunglasses and a hat. The other man wears a leather jacket and a cap. The truck is upright but the top half is crumpled. In the background are telephone poles, a tree, and an old car.
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
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