Suttle Building after the storm at Texas City, Tex.

Suttle Building after the storm at Texas City, Tex.

Date: August 16, 1915
Creator: Higby
Description: A two-story brick building with heavy structural damage visible to the front of the second story and the windows. Building debris is piled in front of the building and on the front of the second floor. A telephone pole still stands in the center of the picture, and a soldier faces the building at the front far-left corner. Written on the photo is the caption "Suttle Bld. after the storm at Texas City Tex. Aug 16/15. Photo by Higby."
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After the storm

After the storm

Date: August 16, 1915
Creator: unknown
Description: Four soldiers, two on horseback and two on foot, in front of two one-story buildings. Flooding and building debris are visible in the foreground and in the background. Wording on photo front "After the storm." The number "19" is marked on the photo. Most likely taken after the August 16th, 1915 hurricane at Texas City, Texas. Wording on photo back "Texas City, TX Aug 16, 1915."
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After the storm Texas City

After the storm Texas City

Date: August 16, 1915
Creator: unknown
Description: Saddled horse with no rider stands in front of a sailboat lying on its side in a field. The sails are torn and tangled. Wording on photo front "After the storm Texas City." the number "30" is marked on the photo. Wording on back "Aug 16, 1915."
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Texas City after the storm

Texas City after the storm

Date: August 16, 1915
Creator: unknown
Description: A large flooded area with plant growth sticking up fills the bottom half of the picture. Behind the flooded area, two large buildings are visible. The sign on the nearer building reads "Cold Storage Artesian Ice & Cold Storage Co." The building behind and to the left of it is a multi-storied commercial building with a sign on which only the word "Ice" is legible. Roof damage is visible on the storage facility, and building damage is visible on an upper storage unit of the ice plant. A water tower on stilts is visible in the far left portion of the photo. On the right hand side, in the distance, the outlines of a number of structures can be seen, including a substantial two-story building. Wording on photo front "Texas City after the storm, RY Sta. and Ice plant." The number '6'. is marked on the photo. "RY Sta" may mean "Railway Station." Wording on photo back "Aug 16, 1915."
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After the storm, Texas City

After the storm, Texas City

Date: August 16, 1915
Creator: unknown
Description: Two buildings along a road with another building a a water tower in the background. The building to the left has heavy structural damage to the side facing the road and is braced in the right front corner with a pole or board. The building to the right is surrounded by debris from the structure and its contents. A large piece of debris lies in the road near the forefront of the picture. A water tower and other buildings are visible in the distance. Clothing, quilts or blankets and a pillow are hanging on lines in the foreground. Wording on photo front: "After the storm Texas City." The number "22" is written on the photo. Wording on photo back "Aug 16, 1915."
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After the storm, Texas City

After the storm, Texas City

Date: August 16, 1915
Creator: unknown
Description: A group of soldiers gathers on the right side of a damaged wooden building. Wooden debris is piled on both sides of the building, with a large flooded area visible on the right and in front. Other buildings with structural damage are visible in the background on the right side. Wording on photo front "After the storm Texas City." Wording in pencil on photo back "Aug. 16, 1915."
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[After the storm]

[After the storm]

Date: August 16, 1915
Creator: unknown
Description: Three rows of one-story houses. On the far left, a pile of debris stands. The nearest house on the left is tilted and sagging to the right. The porch on the second house in the second row is tilted to the side. Wording on photo back "Texas City, Tx Aug 16, 1916". [Based on other photos similar to this one and on historical records of the weather, this date should most likely be Aug. 16, 1915.]
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Texas City residence district after the hurricane

Texas City residence district after the hurricane

Date: August 16, 1915
Creator: unknown
Description: A power pole with lines attached stands straight near the right of the photo center. In the distance a line of five one-story buildings and one two-story building can be seen. A car is parked in front of the middle buildings. The entire visible landscape is flooded with standing water. Other buildings are visible in the far distance. A large tangled canvas lies at the base of the power pole. Wording on photo front: "Texas City residence dist. after the hurricane." The number "12." is written on the photo. Wording on photo back "Aug 16, 1915."
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Texas City after the hurricane

Texas City after the hurricane

Date: August 16, 1915
Creator: unknown
Description: Four soldiers stand outside the door of a wood and canvas building surrounded by debris and flooded areas. The wooden structure is heavily damaged and the building looks to be near total collapse with no roof nor front wall remaining. Another soldier stands to the left of the building. Two smaller structures are visible to the right, both visibly damaged. Wording on photo front "Texas City after the hurricane. U.S. Army Division Hdqs Genl. [General] Bell and staff." The number "18." appears twice, written on the photo. Wording on photo back "Aug. 16, 1915".
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Storm at Texas City, Tex.

Storm at Texas City, Tex.

Date: August 16, 1915
Creator: Higby
Description: A residential area is shown with scattered debris in the foreground. On the left is a large pile of debris from a destroyed wooden structure. Beyond that is a one story house leaning precariously to the right, braced up at the right rear corner by a board wedged in between the roof and the ground at a sharp angle. Two people are sitting on the porch of the house holding children on their laps. An animal, probably a dog, is standing to the right of the house. Two other buildings are visible behind and on the right of the damaged house, with one other building on the left. Wooden boards in the foreground have been placed as walkways over watery areas. Wording on photo front "Storm at Texas City Tex. Aug. 16th, 1915. Photo by Higby."
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