Barge Built by Orange Car and Steel Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Barge Built by Orange Car and Steel

Contributor

  • Donor: Carter Collection
    Contributor Type: Personal

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: Photograph of a river barge with a large crane on the right side of the frame. There are eleven workers in hats standing on top of the barge. In the foreground are steel beams and canisters amongst weeds. Typed on a piece of paper that is glued to the bottom of the mat is, "This is a barge, which is one of three we built for the U.S. Government in 1924. It was an all rivet barge made by the Orange Car and Steel. Mr Ben Glover was Shop foreman. It was built about half way from the shop and Livingston's ship yard. I worked as a fitter."
  • Physical Description: One photographic image, b&w: 9.5 in. X 8.5 in. matted to 13.0 in. X 11.0 in.

Subject

  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Business, Economics and Finance - Transportation - Boats
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Business, Economics and Finance - Transportation - Ships
  • Keyword: Barges
  • Keyword: River Barges
  • Keyword: Workers
  • Keyword: Barge Workers
  • Keyword: Steel Workers
  • Keyword: Orange Car and Steel
  • Keyword: Cranes
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Landscape and Nature - Water - Rivers
  • Keyword: Hats
  • Keyword: Beams
  • Keyword: Steel Beams
  • Keyword: Pulleys

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Orange County
  • Time Period: new-sou

Collection

  • Name: Rescuing Texas History, 2007
    Code: SG07

Institution

  • Name: Heritage House Museum
    Code: HHSM

Resource Type

  • Photograph

Format

  • Image

Identifier

  • Accession or Local Control No: hhm_00803

Note

  • Digital Preservation: creationAppName: Adobe Photoshop creationAppVersion: 7 creationHardware: Epson Perfection V700 Photo