[Barge 289]

Description

Photograph of a large barge in open water that was just launched sideways from the island at Levingston shipyard. The barge is surrounded by other nearby barges and tugboats. The buildings in the background are American Bridge Division of US Steel at the time, now Signal International. The view is looking northeast.

Physical Description

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

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Creator: Unknown. Creation Date: Unknown.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2007 and was provided by Heritage House Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 34 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Heritage House Museum

The Heritage House Museum is a living documentation of historic materials from Orange County, including photographs of early citizens, homes, churches, and schools; as well as business concerns such as shipping, farming, lumber mills, and oil exploration. The Summerlee Foundation, the Stark Foundation, and private individuals contributed to the digitization of materials from the historic home.

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Description

Photograph of a large barge in open water that was just launched sideways from the island at Levingston shipyard. The barge is surrounded by other nearby barges and tugboats. The buildings in the background are American Bridge Division of US Steel at the time, now Signal International. The view is looking northeast.

Physical Description

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

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Rescuing Texas History, 2007

The 2007 edition of Rescuing Texas History brings together photographs, postcards, letters, and more to give a glimpse into the rich history of the state.

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  • May 6, 2008, 4:35 p.m.

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  • Feb. 27, 2017, 4:07 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

[Barge 289], photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth37900/: accessed February 28, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Heritage House Museum.