Causeway and Railroad Bridge

Description

Photograph of a postcard of a causeway and railroad bridge between Portland, TX and Corpus Christi, TX. The bridge appears to be made of wood. A single vehicle is parked on at the top of the bridge. Several people are walking by it. The railroad bridge is on the right. It is unoccupied. A small sign between the bridges reads, "Built 1921, cost $300,000.000, Your Money."

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 13 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. Creation Date: Unknown.

Context

This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2010 and was provided by Bell/Whittington Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 497 times , with 23 in the last month . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Bell/Whittington Public Library

The Library serves the Coastal Bend of Texas. It is dedicated to the free and open access to materials, programs, and services, providing these services in a friendly, timely and efficient manner to all citizens. Notable contributions include images of the 1919 hurricane and photos of a President Taft's visit to a local ranch in 1909.

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Description

Photograph of a postcard of a causeway and railroad bridge between Portland, TX and Corpus Christi, TX. The bridge appears to be made of wood. A single vehicle is parked on at the top of the bridge. Several people are walking by it. The railroad bridge is on the right. It is unoccupied. A small sign between the bridges reads, "Built 1921, cost $300,000.000, Your Money."

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 13 cm.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: BWPL_BW0056
  • Accession or Local Control No: 5-C6
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth104915

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Rescuing Texas History, 2010

Rescuing Texas History, 2010 is comprised of photographs, postcards, maps, letters, yearbooks, and other materials that reflect on bygone eras of Texas history.

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Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • July 26, 2010, 5:10 p.m.

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Yesterday: 2
Past 30 days: 23
Total Uses: 497

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Causeway and Railroad Bridge, photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth104915/: accessed October 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Bell/Whittington Public Library.