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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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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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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Storm at Texas City, Tex.

Storm at Texas City, Tex.

Date: August 16, 1915
Creator: Higby
Description: Two automobiles with passengers driving along a flooded roadway. Heavily damaged buildings are surrounded by debris and flooding. Wording on photo front "Storm at Texas City Tex. Aug 16th 1915. Photo by Higby."
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Texas City after the storm, Army Camp scene

Texas City after the storm, Army Camp scene

Date: August 15, 1915
Creator: unknown
Description: A horse-drawn wagon with six soldiers near debris from wooden buildings is in the foreground. Two mules or horses are hitched to the wagon. Beyond are numerous wood or wood and canvas structures many of which are damaged or destroyed. Flood water is standing throughout much of the area. In the immediate foreground is what appears to be the roof of structure from which the photograph was taking looking down on the wagon. Wording on photo front "Texas City after the storm Army Camp scene". The number "11." is marked on the photo. Most likely taken after the August 16th, 1915 hurricane at Texas City, based on other dated photographs in the collection.
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Soldiers camp, Texas City, after the storm

Soldiers camp, Texas City, after the storm

Date: August 16, 1915
Creator: unknown
Description: Several damaged structures stand in a row in the foreground. Only parts of the sides and roof structures (poles and beams) remain. These buildings appear to have had wooden sides and canvas rooftops. Three soldiers sort through the debris in front of the buildings. Other buildings with piles of rubble are visible in the background. In the foreground two streams of water form an "x" in front of a large piece of debris. Most of a damaged row boat is visible in the foreground on the right. Hand printed wording on photo front "Soldiers camp Texas City after the storm." The number "5." is written in the lower right hand corner. Wording on photo 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 house and a power pole stand at the center of the picture. A large area of building debris lies in front of the house. A large flooded area lies to the left and in front of the house. Two other structures are visible to the right one of which appears to be attached to the house. On the left a soldier stands outside the flooded area and on the right a man is bent over looking through debris. In the distance several other buildings, a water tower, and a man on horseback can be seen. Wording on photo front "Texas City after the storm." The number "25" is written on the photo. Handwritten in pencil on photo back " Aug 16, 1915."
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Storm at Texas City, Aug. 16th, 1915

Storm at Texas City, Aug. 16th, 1915

Date: August 16, 1915
Creator: Higby
Description: Remains of a wooden structure with only a portion of two walls still standing appears in the photo foreground. The structure is surrounded by wooden debris. Two other long wooden structures stand behind this structure, one of which is heavily damaged. In the background are four one-story houses and two power poles. Only one partially collapsed wall of the left-most house is visible. Four soldiers are standing amid the wreckage and debris. Flooded fields are visible in the distance. Wording on photo front "Storm at Texas City Aug 16th, 1915 Higby photo."
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