Hanging on Front Street in Orange, Texas

Hanging on Front Street in Orange, Texas

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a hanging on Front Street in Orange, Texas. On the left side of the frame is a tree next to a storefront from which a man is hanging from one of the limbs. On the ground are several men and boys, some in hats and vests. Across the street are more buildings and a boardwalk with a sign that reads, "Saloon". On the right side of the frame is a train and railroad tracks that lead into the foreground. Typed across the top of the photograph is, "Hanging on Front about turn of century either fourth or fifth."
Contributing Partner: Heritage House 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
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 view is of the underside of the train. In the foreground are railroad tracks and piles of debris that include wooden beams, pieces of metal, and wires.
Contributing Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum
People and Damaged Building After Tornado

People and Damaged Building After Tornado

Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McMurry, J.W.
Description: Photograph of the Higgins Railroad Depot after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. The windows and part of the roof are blown off of the building. In the foreground are railroad tracks and a railroad service cart. Beside the depot are two women in dresses and hats and four men in hats talking to each other. In the background is debris and an old car. The ground is covered with debris.
Contributing Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum
[Texas Creosoting Co. Plant]

[Texas Creosoting Co. Plant]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of several long wooden poles tied to flat cars in a large rail yard.
Contributing Partner: Heritage House 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
Dr. S.M. Brown Residence

Dr. S.M. Brown Residence

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Dr. S.M. Brown's residence. The house is one-story with a front porch and a large white picket fence surrounding the house and the tree-filled yard. In the foreground is tall grass and puddles. In the lower right-hand corner are railroad tracks. Written on the photograph is, "Dr S.M. Brown Res. Front St. To Freight Depot, To Adams Bayou."
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
[Tugboat "Betty Wood"]

[Tugboat "Betty Wood"]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a large tugboat, "Betty Wood", being worked on while stationed at dock. There are several unidentifiable buildings in the background and railroad tracks are visible in the foreground.
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
Aerial View of the Firestone Plant in Orange, Texas

Aerial View of the Firestone Plant in Orange, Texas

Date: unknown
Creator: Gunn's Studio
Description: Aerial photograph of the Firestone plant in Orange, Texas. There are train tracks with black tanks on them. There are several spherical towers in the bottom of the frame, and in the center are tall towers. Throughout the plant are streets.
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
[Crown Zellerbach Corp.]

[Crown Zellerbach Corp.]

Date: unknown
Creator: Gunn's Studio
Description: Photograph of Crown Zellerbach Corporation. There are parked automobiles surrounding the building, a railroad track in the foreground, and a sign that reads, "Safety rules are for your protection."
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
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