[Aerial view of sulfur mine at Orchard, Texas.]

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Aerial view of sulfur mine at Orchard, Texas. Train in far left corner. Another train in mid-left. Lake on left. Sulfur block on right. Stamped on back: DUVAL TEXAS SULFUR CO. ORCHARD, TEXAS. Also stamped on back: DON-CORTIS COMPANY 1526 Bonnie Brae St. Ph. L. 4229 Houston, Texas.

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Aerial view of sulfur mine at Orchard, Texas. Train in far left corner. Another train in mid-left. Lake on left. Sulfur block on right. Stamped on back: DUVAL TEXAS SULFUR CO. ORCHARD, TEXAS. Also stamped on back: DON-CORTIS COMPANY 1526 Bonnie Brae St. Ph. L. 4229 Houston, Texas.

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Height:25 cm, Length/Circumference:34.2 cm, Width/Diameter:

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This rich variety of historical materials includes photographs of artifacts from the Fort Bend museum and local history photographs. Among the interesting materials are photographs of U.S. Congressman John M. Moore, prohibitionist Carrie A. Nation, and Jane Long, the "Mother of Texas."

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[Aerial view of sulfur mine at Orchard, Texas.], photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth658/: accessed April 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Fort Bend Museum.