[View of the Plant]

Description

Photograph of the Port Neches Works Plant, looking north. Multiple round structures and a series of buildings cover the grounds, and there is a road and railroad tracks to the west. The upper left hand corner reads "Port Neches Works, looking north 1952." Handwriting on the back and an accompanying card (with the Texaco logo on the bottom) label the photograph "View of the Plant looking north."

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 11 x 14 cm. + 1 card (col. ill. ; 7 x 10 cm.)

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1952.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Texas Cultures Online and one other and was provided by Museum of the Gulf Coast to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 61 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Museum of the Gulf Coast

Located in the coastal city of Port Arthur, the museum gives a glimpse into Texas' natural and cultural history. Materials cover notable eras in the state's past, from prehistoric times to the Civil War. It also includes materials on famous musicians and athletes from the Gulf Coast.

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Description

Photograph of the Port Neches Works Plant, looking north. Multiple round structures and a series of buildings cover the grounds, and there is a road and railroad tracks to the west. The upper left hand corner reads "Port Neches Works, looking north 1952." Handwriting on the back and an accompanying card (with the Texaco logo on the bottom) label the photograph "View of the Plant looking north."

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 11 x 14 cm. + 1 card (col. ill. ; 7 x 10 cm.)

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Texas Cultures Online

Texas Cultures Online features local history materials from eighteen institutions depicting the diverse cultures of Texas during the 19th and 20th centuries. Funding for this collection was provided by the Amon Carter Foundation.

Museum of the Gulf Coast

These photographs and postcards depict Jefferson, Harris, and Orange counties from the 1890s to the present day. Musical performance photos include Glenn Wells, Jesse James and His Boys, Johnny Winter, Tex Ritter, the Boogie Kings, and many more. Other images display various people and places such as Spindletop, Texaco refineries, parades, and beaches.

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  • 1952

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  • Feb. 6, 2012, 9:42 p.m.

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[View of the Plant], photograph, 1952; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth201805/: accessed April 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Museum of the Gulf Coast.