[First National Bank]

[First National Bank]

Date: 193?
Creator: Trost Studio
Description: Photograph of an exterior view of First National Bank on the corner of 500 Procter Street and Austin Avenue. The building is two stories high, and there is a sign on the top that says "First National Bank." Several people are walking on the sidewalk beside the bank. Cars are parked along its curb, and one car is driving down a street.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[President of Martin Lumber Company]

[President of Martin Lumber Company]

Date: 193?
Creator: Trost Studio
Description: Photograph of W. Stewart Martin, the president of Martin Lumber Company. His home address is 101 Dryden place, and Martin Lumber Company's address is 401 Sixth Street.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Parking Lot at Pleasure Pier]

[Parking Lot at Pleasure Pier]

Date: 193?
Creator: Trost Studio
Description: Photograph of a parking lot for a ballgame on Pleasure Pier. The cars are parked in rows and along a dirt road in a grass field. In the foreground, there are people sitting near parked cars. In the background, there is a skyline view of buildings. Text below the photograph says "Trost Studio Port Arthur, Texas" and "Pleasure Pier Early 1930's."
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Fire Department Personnel]

[Fire Department Personnel]

Date: 1926
Creator: Trost Studio
Description: Photograph of a group of fire department personnel sitting in trucks outside of the new Central Fire Station on 300 Waco Avenue. The men are identified as D. M. Montgomery, T. L. Murray, L. C. Dugan, R. E. Daniels, A. O. Montgomery, L. J. Hebert, Tom Goode, Frank Finchum, J. B. Salyer, E. L. Etheridge, Bob Cox, H. Jack Vaughan, H. B. Hay, H. C. Sport, H. I. McIllwain, Ronnie Smith, Arch Hallmark, Dave P. Rachael, R. R. Rachael, T. H. Taylor, Mayor J. P. (Pink) Logan, and Fire Chief Clyde LaRose.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
Oil Field in Beaumont, Texas, 1901

Oil Field in Beaumont, Texas, 1901

Date: 1901
Creator: Trost Studio
Description: Photograph of very many derricks in an oil field. In the foreground are wooden shacks, stacks of wooden boards, smokestacks with smoke plumes rising out of them. In the bottom right-hand corner is the name, "Trost".
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
[Horses Hitched to Wagon]

[Horses Hitched to Wagon]

Date: unknown
Creator: Trost Studio
Description: Postcard of horses facing left hitched to a wagon. A man is bending down in front of the horses attaching them to the hitch, and another man is standing behind the wagon. The back of the postcard is stamped by Trost Studio.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[View of Funeral Procession]

[View of Funeral Procession]

Date: unknown
Creator: Trost Studio
Description: Photograph of a large crowd at a funeral procession, held for 29 people that were killed in the Gulf Tanker "Venezuela" explosion. The view is from above, and shows crowds of people on both sides of the street that the procession is going down. There are parked automobiles in the foreground, and hearses and medical cars driving in the procession. The bottom right corner has a stamp from Trost Studio.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[Crowd at Funeral Procession]

[Crowd at Funeral Procession]

Date: 1926
Creator: Trost Studio
Description: Photograph of a view of the large crowd at the funeral procession for the 29 people killed at the Gulf Tanker "Venezuela" explosion. People are crowding the street and even watching from the roofs of buildings in the background. There is a stamp from Trost Studio in the bottom right corner.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[Debris After Explosion]

[Debris After Explosion]

Date: April 12, 1926
Creator: Trost Studio
Description: Photograph of a distant view of the aftermath of an explosion of the Gulf Tanker "Venezuela" while loading high-test gasoline, on April 12, 1926. The damage to the tanker is visible, and there is debris on board. There is a stamp from Trost Studio on the bottom right corner.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[Hearse in Funeral Procession]

[Hearse in Funeral Procession]

Date: 1926
Creator: Trost Studio
Description: Photograph of a Pipkin & Brulin Co. hearse in the funeral procession for the people killed in the Gulf Tanker "Venezuela" explosion. A large crowd is visible surrounding the procession, and men in uniforms stand in lines to the side of the hearse.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
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