Roy O'Rear's Café

Roy O'Rear's Café

Date: 1957
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Roy O'Rear's Cafe in downtown Hutto showing storm damage. Photograph taken Jun 12, 1957.
Contributing Partner: Taylor Public Library
[Storm Levee Embankment Construction]

[Storm Levee Embankment Construction]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of workers digging and constructing an embankment for the base of a levee in Port Arthur, TX. The embankment has two trenches on either side. A few buildings are in the distance.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Storm Levee Construction]

[Storm Levee Construction]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of construction of a storm wall along the shoreline of Port Arthur, TX. Several large cranes are on shore. A group of workers is also working on the wall. Next to the construction site is a large electrical transformer station. On the opposite side of the canal, the shore of Pleasure Island can be seen.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Seawall Along Sabine-Neches Canal]

[Seawall Along Sabine-Neches Canal]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the seawall along the north bank of the Sabine-Neches Canal behind a drainage pump station in Port Arthur, TX. A single man is standing on a platform by the pumping station. The seawall appears to be very eroded. Several large pieces of timber are laying on the eroded wall.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Flood Waters at Hospital]

[Flood Waters at Hospital]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of flood waters at U. S. General Hospital #15 on Rincon Street in Corpus Christi, Texas. The water floods into the first floor of the brick building. Debris is scattered in the water. In the background, there is another building. The hospital was originally the Beach Hotel.
Contributing Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library
[Boat Damaged from Storm]

[Boat Damaged from Storm]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of boat damaged by a storm in Corpus Christi, Texas. Signs on the front of the boat say "Japonica" and "Corpus Christi." The boat is washed up on shore amongst debris. One man is standing in front of it. In the background, there is a body of water.
Contributing Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library
[Storm Damage on Chaparral Street]

[Storm Damage on Chaparral Street]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of storm damage on North Chaparral Street in Corpus Christi, Texas. The damaged building on the right is identified as Horne Apartments. The remains of a new fish market are also identified. Debris is scattered in the flooded street. Text at the bottom of the image says "42 Chap. St." and "[xx]42."
Contributing Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library
[Flood Waters at Residence]

[Flood Waters at Residence]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of flood waters from a storm surrounding the home of Judge Henry D. McDonald in Corpus Christi, Texas. The house is several stories high, and the water reaches the first floor. In the background, there are trees and buildings.
Contributing Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library
[Storm Damage at Reed Auto Company]

[Storm Damage at Reed Auto Company]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of storm damage at Reed Auto Company in Corpus Christi, Texas. Piles of debris fill the street in front of the building. Four men are standing amongst the debris. Three windows above an awning on the building are broken. Signs at the top of the building say "Reed Auto Company" and "Buick."
Contributing Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library
[Storm Flooding]

[Storm Flooding]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of storm flooding in Corpus Christi, Texas. Two people are walking through the ankle-deep water. Trees are scattered through the water. In the background, there are buildings identified as Plaza Hotel, California Bakery, Tribbles Market, and Givens Apartments.
Contributing Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library
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