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Barge Built by Orange Car and Steel

Description: Photograph of a river barge with a large crane on the right side of the frame. There are eleven workers in hats standing on top of the barge. In the foreground are steel beams and canisters amongst weeds. Typed on a piece of paper that is glued to the bottom of the mat is, "This is a barge, which is one of three we built for the U.S. Government in 1924. It was an all rivet barge made by the Orange Car and Steel. Mr Ben Glover was Shop foreman. It was built about half way from the shop and Livingston's ship yard. I worked as a fitter."
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Orange Central Fire Station]

Description: Photograph of the Orange Central Fire Station located on the corner of 7th and Elm. There are fire trucks parked in the driveways and five firemen are standing next to each of the trucks.
Date: unknown
Creator: Flickinger, Formerly Pridgen's Studio
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Crown Zellerbach Corp.]

Description: Photograph of Crown Zellerbach Corporation. There are parked automobiles surrounding the building, a railroad track in the foreground, and a sign that reads, "Safety rules are for your protection."
Date: unknown
Creator: Gunn's Studio
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Firestone Petrochemical Center

Description: Photograph of a building site for a Firestone Petrochemical Center. In the foreground is grass leading to a chain-link fence. Behind the fence is a sign that reads, "Site for Firestone Petrochemical Center, Butadiene Plant". In the background are piles of dirt, towers, smokestacks, cranes and wires.
Date: unknown
Creator: T.L. Gunn's Studio
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Crown Zellerbach Corporation

Description: Photograph of the Crown Zellerbach Corporation in Orange, Texas. In the foreground on the left side of the frame is a sign surrounded by bushes that reads, "Crown Zellerbach Corporation, Western Waxwide Division". There is a one-story building in the background with several old cars parked in front of it.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Frontal View of a Ship's Hull]

Description: Photograph of a frontal view of a ship's hull. The ship is propped up on a wooden platform and there are a few workers underneath the hull. Printed on the lower right hand side of the photograph is, "AT-129, Hull 218 3-27-42, Levingston Shipbldg Co."
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Two Barges in Water]

Description: Photograph of two barges. There is a large crane named Golden Rule mounted on one of the barges. Used in the oil induatry, some of these barge cranes were built by Levingston. Others came to Levingston to be serviced, or have maintenance work performed. The other barge tied along side of the crane barge is believed to be a cable operated ferry barge used at Levingston Shipyard to ferry men and equipment to and from the main shipbuilding area on the island. It was later replaced with a barge bridge which spanned the entire width of the river allowing uninterrupted flow of men and equipment to and from the island.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Large Vessel and Two Tugs]

Description: Photograph of a large vessel in water. "American" is painted on the side of the vessel and there are two tugboats stationed nearby. The larger of the two tugboats is named, "J. Ray McDermott." Several buildings and cranes are visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Postcard of Neches River Bridge]

Description: Postcard of the South's tallest highway bridge built across the Neches River between Port Author and Orange, Texas. Many miles of timber lands are visible while crossing this astounding piece of engineering structure, 230 feet high, 5.7 miles long, and costing $2,750,000.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum