Date: July 7, 1899
Description: Photograph of Richmond taken from the top of the courthouse during the 1899 flood. View is looking northeast along Railroad Street toward bridges. Businesses shown left to right are: Austin's Exchange Saloon, Brady Bros. Bakery and Grocery, Baker & Hirsch Dry Goods, I. Ditch Dry Goods, Lone Star Market. "NORTHEAST VIEW OF RICHMOND, TEX. JULY 7, 1899" printed in white across bottom of image. Image dimensions: 19.8 cm w x 12.3 cm h. Image is mounted on a tan cardboard matte. Image is lifting from substrate and tearing at top right corner. Matte has significant damage to all ages. Evidence of old tape repairs on back of photo.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum