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[Aerial View of Orange, Texas]

Description: Aerial photograph of Orange Texas along the Sabine River. In the foreground is the railroad tracks and storage buildings, a ship is seen to the left. In the background is the Port of Orange. The building in the foreground is an older Port of Orange. Those buildings have been replaced with a newer Port of Orange. Levingston Shipyard would eventually build on the island in center left. Above the island is the town Orange, and in the background to the discerning eye is Consolidated Steel, or American Bridge division of US Steel and today Signal International.
Date: June 26, 1948
Creator: Lang, B. A.
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Aerial View of Orange Texas Shipyards]

Description: Aerial view of the shipyards at Orange Texas along the Sabine River. The bridge to Louisiana is in the upper right. Part of Levingston Island can be seen to the left and downtown Orange is at the top left. This is after WWII and before Levingston expanded to the island on the left.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Aileen Stratton Merkle

Description: Photograph of Aileen Stratton Merkle standing in front of a wire fence with bushes behind it. She is wearing a light-colored dress, shoes, and stockings and a necklace. She is holding papers. Behind her are trees and wooden structures.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum