[Aerial of Texaco Island]

Description

Photograph of Texaco Island in Port Arthur, TX. Several ships are docked by the shore. On the island are a large grain elevator and a motor oil packaging factory. At the far end of the island, the is a grouping of petroleum storage tanks.

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

Creation Information

J. C. Watkins Photography Creation Date: Unknown.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2009 and was provided by Port Arthur Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 528 times , with 6 in the last month . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Port Arthur Public Library

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Description

Photograph of Texaco Island in Port Arthur, TX. Several ships are docked by the shore. On the island are a large grain elevator and a motor oil packaging factory. At the far end of the island, the is a grouping of petroleum storage tanks.

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

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Rescuing Texas History, 2009

Photographs, oral histories, artwork, letters, and more. These more than 5,000 items give a glimpse into the diverse people that have called Texas home over the years. Funding provided by the Summerlee Foundation.

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  • Feb. 20, 2010, 6:28 p.m.

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J. C. Watkins Photography. [Aerial of Texaco Island], photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth79149/: accessed November 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Port Arthur Public Library.