The Texas Almanac and State Industrial Guide 1925 Page: 3
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Texas City, Texas
"The Port of Opportunity"
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A modern port located on mainland, Galveston County, on Gal-
veston Bay, 6 miles from Gulf of Mexico.
Served by four trunk line railroads: Santa Fe, Southern Pacific,
I.-G. N. and M.-K.-T., and the Texas City Terminal Railway Com-
pany with 40 miles of switching and storage tracks.
Steamer service to ali parts of the world.
Thirty feet 'of water in channel, three hundred feet wide at
Modern port facilities for economical, safe and expeditious han-
dling of any cargo. Oil bunkerage for boats at principal docks.
Four-million-barrel storage for petroleum and i s products. Spe-
cially equipped oil docks. Modern grain elevator, 500,000 bushels.
Good labor, cheap fuel, abundant artesian water and low rail and
water freight charges are only some of the advantages available to
industry. Texas City is healthy and a delightful place to live.
Webb high density shipside cotton compress.
Cold storage plant.
Traveling electric overhead cranes.
Seven cotton concentration and storage sheds; containing four
hundred thousand square feet floor space.
Switch track and shipside locations for all classes of industries.
Seven major oil companies and modern sugar refinery producing
a million pounds of refined sugar daily.
Further details concerning the Port of Texas City may be ob-
tained by addressing R. M. Orth, Secretary, Texas City B1 ard (if
Texas City Terminal Railway Company
F. W. PARKER, CEO. M. DENT, F. B. MOORE,
Traffic Manager (tneral Manager President
TEXAS CITY, TEXAS
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The Texas Almanac and State Industrial Guide 1925, book, 1925~; Dallas, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth123783/m1/3/: accessed May 23, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association.