[Shell Piles in Aransas County]

Description

Cropped copy-photograph of shell piles in Aransas County. A car is parked on a road to the left of the piles. In front of them, there is a pool of water. In the background, there is a piece of construction machinery. Shell was used to build streets in 1920s and 1930s before paving techniques were used.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 11 x 14 cm.

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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 47 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Bell/Whittington Public Library

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Description

Cropped copy-photograph of shell piles in Aransas County. A car is parked on a road to the left of the piles. In front of them, there is a pool of water. In the background, there is a piece of construction machinery. Shell was used to build streets in 1920s and 1930s before paving techniques were used.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 11 x 14 cm.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: BWPL_BW0132
  • Accession or Local Control No: 1-B5
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth104991

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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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  • July 26, 2010, 5:10 p.m.

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[Shell Piles in Aransas County], photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth104991/: accessed December 14, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Bell/Whittington Public Library.