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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

[Photograph of R.P. Smith Ship at Orange City Docks]

Description: Photograph of the R.P. Smith Ship docked in Orange, Texas. It is connected to the dock with large cables. Parked on the dock are several old vehicles and a man. Painted on the ship is, "R.P. Smith".
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Speed Boat in Orange, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a man in a Carter Craft boat with an Evinrude outboard engine near Orange, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: J.R. Anderson
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Del-Dixie Truck]

Description: Photograph of a Del-Dixie delivery truck from Orange Product Co., offering the Finest Vegetables and Pickles. Slogan on the truck reads, " A Garden in Your Pantry"
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Boat Named "Lutcher-S"]

Description: Photograph of the stern of the Lutcher-S boat from Orange, Texas. A flag is mounted on the rear. A man is steering the boat across the water near a shed, possible a storage shed for the boat.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Drilling for Oil]

Description: Photograph of an oil field. At the lower left hand side of the photograph is printed, "Drilling for the Golden Fluid."
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Orange Business Men at the Chamber of Commerce]

Description: Photograph of four business men looking at paper documentation at the Orange Chamber of Commerce. There is a sign posted on the counter in front of the men that reads, "The First National Bank, Orange, Texas."
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

[Ship "Inagua Sound"]

Description: Photograph of a ship, "Inagua Sound", in open water. "West India Line" is painted on the side of the ship.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Ship "Hippo"]

Description: Photograph of the ship, "Hippo", coasting through open water.
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

[Photograph of "Glomar Challenger"]

Description: Photograph of the "Glomar Challenger," a ship on a body of water. The ship has a spindletop on it, used for drilling oil. Painted on the side of the ship is, "Glomar Challenger".
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Docked "Glomar Challenger" Ship at Pier

Description: Photograph of the Gomar Challenger drilling ship docked at a pier. In the background are large pipes, smokestacks, and warehouses. The name "Gomar Challenger" is painted on the ship.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Integrated Tug and Barge (ITB) Carole G. Ingram and IOS 3302]

Description: Photograph of the Integrated Tug and Barge (ITB) Carole G. Ingram and IOS 3302, operated by Ingram Ocean System. It was purchased by Maritrans in 1989 and operated under the name M/V Constitution. The tug is now operated with a different barge unit and is not an ITB. The 3302 was scrapped.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Tugboat "Kate Malloy" Pushing a Barge]

Description: Photograph of the tugboat "Kate Malloy" pushing a barge on a river. The tugboat is topped with an American flag.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[USS Fessenden (DE-142)]

Description: Photograph of the USS Fessenden, a naval destroyer launched by Consolidated Steel Corporation, in Orange, Texas in 1943.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Tugboat Baddacock]

Description: Photograph of the tugboat, Baddacock, at the dock of National Shipbuilding in Orange, Texas.
Date: August 27, 1920
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Photograph of W.A Ebsen After Launching]

Description: Photograph of the wooden oil barge, the W.A. Ebsen, in the Sabine River after her launch at National Shipbuilding in Orange, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Vinock, M.W.
Partner: Heritage House Museum