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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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Man at the Dr. Pepper Factory]

Description: Photograph of a man at the Dr. Pepper factory. The man is surrounded by several Dr. Pepper bottles, machinery, and a large bottle to his left.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Postcard of Flooded Street]

Description: Postcard of a street corner after a flood. There are children playing in the water as women watch from the stairs of a nearby house. Handwritten on the back of the postcard is, "Facing south on ninth at Green Ave. Keppler house on the right."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Stark High School

Description: Photograph of Stark High School in Orange, Texas. The building is brick and two-stories tall. There is short stoop in front of the main doors with bushes and trees surrounding the building.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Aerial View of Goodrich Gulf, Orange, Texas

Description: Aerial photograph of Goodrich Gulf Chemical Plant in Orange, Texas. There are several streets, buildings, and towers. There is also a parking lot halfway filled with vehicles.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Aerial View of the Firestone Plant in Orange, Texas

Description: Aerial photograph of the Firestone plant in Orange, Texas. There are train tracks with black tanks on them. There are several spherical towers in the bottom of the frame, and in the center are tall towers. Throughout the plant are streets.
Date: unknown
Creator: Gunn's Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Aerial View of the Firestone Plant Under Construction

Description: Aerial photograph of the Firestone Plant under construction. There are four dirt roads leading to the plant. There are several large buildings, a few smokestacks, a tower, and a parking lot filled with automobiles.
Date: unknown
Creator: T.L. Gunn's Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Photograph of Sabine River in Orange, Texas]

Description: Photograph of the Sabine River in Orange, Texas. On the banks of the river are large buildings, trees, fences and in the background are three smokestacks. In the top left hand corner are the letters, "LUB."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Anderson School]

Description: Photograph of the front entrance to the Anderson School in Orange, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Clough's
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Stark High School in 1948]

Description: Photograph of Stark High School in 1948. The view is from the front and a fire escape with a slide can be seen on the building.
Date: 1948
Creator: Clough's
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Three Boats in Storage Shed]

Description: Photograph of three boats in storage shed. One is hoisted up out of the water. The one in the foreground is numbered 21D815.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Aerial Photo of Highway 87]

Description: Aerial photograph of Highway 87 in Orange, Texas in 1970. Trees and businesses can be seen along with the roads.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum