[Pierce-Fordyce Refinery in Texas City]

Description

A view of part of the Pierce-Fordyce Refinery. A one story brick building stands at the far left. Two horizontal cylindrical storage tanks and a raised pipeline are to the right of the building. In the rear middle of the picture, a number of men gather near a large smokestack near a two story building.

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 7 x 5 in.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. [1920..1930].

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2006 and was provided by Moore Memorial Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 229 times. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Moore Memorial Public Library

The Moore Memorial Public Library documents the local history of Texas City and surrounding areas. Because of their work in preserving historical materials, they received the Rescuing Texas History grant.

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Description

A view of part of the Pierce-Fordyce Refinery. A one story brick building stands at the far left. Two horizontal cylindrical storage tanks and a raised pipeline are to the right of the building. In the rear middle of the picture, a number of men gather near a large smokestack near a two story building.

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 7 x 5 in.

Notes

[This photograph was also published on page 29 in Texas City : Images of the Twentieth Century by Collier A. Campbell and Susie M. Moncla, published by The Donning Company Publishers in 1999. The caption there is listed as "Partial view, Pierce-Fordyce Refinery."]

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Rescuing Texas History, 2006

Rescuing Texas History is a project that aims to digitize at-risk photographs, maps, artwork, and more. Funding was provided by the Summerlee Foundation of Dallas.

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  • [1920..1930]

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  • 1920 - 1930

Added to The Portal to Texas History

  • July 20, 2006, 10:11 a.m.

Description Last Updated

  • March 7, 2017, 1:26 p.m.

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[Pierce-Fordyce Refinery in Texas City], photograph, [1920..1930]; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth15194/: accessed July 3, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Moore Memorial Public Library.