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[T. B. Wessendorff Lumber Yard in Richmond, Texas]

Description: Photograph (copy) of T. B. Wessendorff Lumber Yard in Richmond, Texas during the flood of 1899. Three men are in a small wooden boat in center of water filled street. The lumber yard is on the right of photo. White picket fence with trees enclosed on left. Standpipe in left background. Photo has writing in white: T.B.W. Lumber Yard July 8, 1899 ? . Scanned image and dimensions are of the copy.
Date: July 8, 1899
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Construction of the water tower on the Southern Pacific Railway Line]

Description: Photographic of the construction of the water tower on the Southern Pacific Railway Line in Richmond. Back of photograph copy reads: Man in black suit (at bottom of platform) probably J. J. Adams. Three men are visible on top of the water tower. One man is on the ladder leading to top. Two men are on platform at base of water holding structure. Two men on ground-level platform (J. J. Adams). Stacks of lumber in far right, corner. Photograph is mounted on a gray cardboard matte. Back of photo in ink: Guess who this is 1907 - 2/8.
Date: February 8, 1907
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Ferry Boat Rosenberg, Texas]

Description: Postcard image of "Ferry Boat Rosenberg, Texas", crossing the Brazos River. Three men are on ferry along with three cows and a cart. One man is standing on the cart holding the reins attached to the cows. On the bottom of the postcard is written: "Dear sir; - Here is a souvenir of Rosenberg. Does it look good to you? I will send your one of Main st. some of these days. Ha-ha. Effie" Addressed to Miss Dora Alley, Oxford, Kansas
Date: February 8, 1907
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[A. Kochan Store during the flood of 1899]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the A. Kochan Store during the flood of 1899. The front store reads: FARMING AND IMPLEMENTS PLOWS AND CULTIVATORS CORN AND COTTON PLANTERS A KOCHAN . The store is a one-story tin building. A buggy is parked in water in front of the store. A house next door has a picket fence. Railroad tracks in front of store. Shrubs and utility pole in left foreground. Dark writing across front but not legible. Scanned image and dimensions are of the copy.
Date: July 8, 1899
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[The T.B. Wessendorff home in Richmond, Texas on July 8, 1899.]

Description: Photograph of the T.B. Wessendorff home in Richmond, Texas on July 8, 1899 during the flood. Three men in a small wooden boat in front of the white picket fence. One man on horse with two other horses beside them is also in front of fence. There are two men standing on the porch of the two-story wooden home. Large trees in front of and to the right and left of the house. Same photo image as 1972.093.067, however, this photo is mounted on a dark brown mat with engraving at bottom of mat that reads: Lorenz Art Gallery, Extra Fine, Richmond, Texas. The photo has a lower left broken corner (piece missing).Photo and mat have white and dark spots across it.
Date: July 8, 1899
Partner: Fort Bend Museum