The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 47, July 1943 - April, 1944 Page: 106
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106 Southwestern Historical Quarterly
cessor to the Buffalo Bayou, Brazos and Colorado, leaving Har-
risburg to contemplate the marine traffic that passed it up to
enrich Houston. At the close of the World War, the United
States Government deepened the Bayou in order that the largest
sea-going ships might find their way to Houston. Ironically, the
Houston Ship Channel did not go all the way to Houston but
stopped at Harrisburg; but, as always, Houston made the last
move-it extended its boundaries, and engulfed Harrisburg.
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Texas State Historical Association. The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 47, July 1943 - April, 1944, periodical, 1944; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth146054/m1/124/: accessed May 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association.