[Aerial View of Ship Passing Through Drawbridge]

Description

Aerial photograph of a ship and a town on the edge of a river. The ship is passing through a bridge identified as Please Pier Drawbridge, and cars can be seen waiting for it to pass. The buildings extend into the background.

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.

Creation Information

Watkins, J. C. 1955.

Context

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 55 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

Aerial photograph of a ship and a town on the edge of a river. The ship is passing through a bridge identified as Please Pier Drawbridge, and cars can be seen waiting for it to pass. The buildings extend into the background.

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.

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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 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.

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  • 1955

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  • Feb. 6, 2012, 9:42 p.m.

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Watkins, J. C. [Aerial View of Ship Passing Through Drawbridge], photograph, 1955; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth202263/: accessed September 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Museum of the Gulf Coast.