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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

[Barge on Water]

Description: Photograph of a large oil barge in the middle of open water. Printed on the front of the photograph is, "L.S.C. #50 - Hull 602, Steel Oil Barge, 264'x50'x10'-3", Completed June 7, 1959."
Date: unknown
Creator: Business Men's Studio
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Bengal Guards on Train to Chicago

Description: Photograph of the Bengal Guard on a train to Chicago. There are at least eleven women wearing light-colored coveralls with the words, "Bengal Guard, Orange, Tex." printed on the back. In the center is Lewis Gay, a man in a cowboy hat, boots, western shirt and tie leaning over another man with a small girl on his lap. Lewis Gay was the Drill Master of the Bengal Guards in the late 1930s. Another girl sits on the lap of a woman on the right side of the frame. Some of the women wear head scarves, jewelry, or glasses. In the lower left corner is an open magazine. Behind the group are open wooden blinds and a lamp is on the wall. Everybody is smiling.
Date: 1940/1941
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Bob and Sally Production at Royal Theater

Description: Photograph of the Royal Theater in Orange, Texas in-between presentations of the show, "Bob and Sally". The banner on the theater reads, "Ladies 2 & 7 p.m., Men Only 9 p.m. The World's Most Amazing Attraction, BOB and SALLY, concerning SEX, ALCOHOLISM, and MARRIAGE. In person Roger T. Miles". On the right side of the frame next to the theater is a Liquor Store with a neon sign that reads, "Liquor NO 2" and an old car parked in front of it. Many men are lined up from the right theater door to beyond the liquor store and several women are spilling out of the left theater door. The men are mostly wearing slacks and dress shirts while the women are wearing nice dresses. There is a telephone pole to the right of the theater. A sign that reads, "No Parking" is in front of the theater on the curb.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Boiler at the Fleet Berthing Facility]

Description: Photograph of four men at a fleet berthing facilities. There are various dials, pipes and metal fixtures around the men. One man is wearing a hard hat and three of the men are in uniform. Front of negative: "Brown & Root Inc. Contract Noy 13234. Fleet Berthing Facilities, Orange/Texas. Boiler Operation/Power House 3/28/47 No. 105."
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Bridge Between Port Arthur and Orange, Texas

Description: Photographic postcard of the cantilever bridge crossing the Neches River in Southeast Texas. It connects Port Arthur with Bridge City in Orange County. It is the highest bridge in Texas and is now known as the Rainbow Bridge. The card was mailed Dec 10, 1950 from Orange, Texas.
Date: 1950~
Partner: Heritage House Museum