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[Calder Place house]

Description: Photograph of a house on Calder Place that was designed by Steinman and Golemon, Architects. The ornamental steel seen on the windows and patio were designed and provided by John Dollinger Jr., Inc. The back of the photo is stamped "Business Men's Studio 201 Main Street Beaumont, Texas"
Date: [1940..1949]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Heating unit under construction]

Description: Photograph of a heating unit under construction at a factory in Hobbs, New Mexico. The unit was built and installed by Alcorn Combustion Company out of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, using materials provided by John Dollinger Jr., Inc. The steel framing of the structure is photographed having further steel materials placed within it. Factory buildings and piping systems can be seen in the background. Written on the back of the photo is "May 11, 1956 Job #749 Hobbs, N. Mex."
Date: May 11, 1956
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[John Dollinger Jr., Inc. barge]

Description: Photograph of the first barge purchased by John Dollinger Jr., Inc., anchored at the Port of Beaumont. The barge was purchased from U. S. Steel in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in 1949. A group of men are in the process of loading it with steel products with the help of a crane. In the background are warehouse buildings, a crane, and a watertower. The Neches River is the body of water on the right. Handwritten on the back of the photo, "1st barge load steel ever received for John Dollinger Jr Inc. May 22, 1950" Stamped on the back of the photograph is "BM Photography Business Men's Studio Beaumont, Texas"
Date: May 22, 1950
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[John Dollinger, Jr. Inc. barge]

Description: Photograph of the first barge purchased by John Dollinger Jr., Inc., anchored at the Port of Beaumont. The barge was purchased from U. S. Steel in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in 1949. Several men with the help of a crane are in the process of loading it with products from the steel factory. The Neches River is on the left with a tugboat at the left edge. A ship can be seen docked in the left background. Stamped on the back of the photograph is "BM Photography Business Men's Studio Beaumont, Texas"
Date: 1949
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[John Dollinger, Jr. Inc. barge]

Description: Photograph of the first barge purchased by John Dollinger Jr., Inc., anchored at the Port of Beaumont. The barge was purchased from U. S. Steel in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in 1949. It is loaded with steel products that include beams and sheet metal. Several men are standing on the dock on the far left. In the background are warehouse buildings, a crane, and a watertower. The Neches River is the body of water on the right. The back of the photo is stamped "BM Photograph Business Men's Studio Beaumont, Texas"
Date: 1949
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[John Dollinger, Jr. Inc. barge]

Description: Photograph of the first barge purchased by John Dollinger Jr., Inc., anchored at the Port of Beaumont. The barge was purchased from U. S. Steel in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in 1949. A group of men are in the process of loading it with steel products with the help of a crane. A railcar on the far left has brought materials from the factory that are to be loaded on to the barge. In the background are warehouse buildings, a crane, and a watertower. The Neches River is the body of water on the right. Stamped on the back of the photograph is "BM Photography Business Men's Studio Beaumont, Texas"
Date: 1949
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Long Street house]

Description: Photograph of a house on Long Street that was designed by Steinman and Golemon, Architects. The ornamental steel on the house was designed and provided by John Dollinger Jr., Inc. An automobile is parked in a garage to the far right.
Date: [1940..1949]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Magnolia Petroleum Company building construction]

Description: Photograph of construction of a Magnolia Petroleum Company building, being built by Alcorn Combustion Company, showing a steel structure by John Dollinger Jr., Inc. Two men are standing near the structure on the left and another is on the far right side of the photograph. Two workers can be seen within the building on the left, each wearing a hard hat. A crane at the top of the structure says "The Lummus Company." Several stacks of lumber are seen scattered in areas around the site. John Dollinger Jr., Inc. also provided breechings and a stack for a heater for the project. Handwritten on the back of the photo, "H catin Steel - Magnolia Petroleum Co. Alcor" Stamped on the back of the photograph is "BM Photography Business Men's Studio Beaumont, Texas"
Date: November 11, 1953
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Magnolia Petroleum Company smokestack]

Description: Photograph of a smokestack built for the Magnolia Petroleum Company during installation. The unit was built and installed by Alcorn Combustion Company out of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, using materials provided by John Dollinger Jr., Inc. Several men are amongst construction materials that are in the foreground. Two cranes are lifting the stack into place. To the left is a second smokestack that says "Steel by Dollinger." Stamped on the back of the photograph is "BM Photography Business Men's Studio Beaumont, Texas"
Date: November 1953
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Petroleum heater construction]

Description: Photograph of the inside of a Crown Central Petroleum Corporation heater under construction. The structure was built by Alcorn Combustion Company out of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, with materials provided by John Dollinger Jr., Inc. Pipes and steel beams are gathered in stacks upon the floor of the structure. Handwritten on the back of the photograph, "Alcorn Combustion Co Crown Central Petroleum Co Pasadena Heater file A2" The back of the photo is stamped "BM Photograph Business Men's Studio Beaumont, Texas"
Date: October 27, 1953
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Petroleum heater under construction]

Description: Photograph of a section of a Crown Central Petroleum Corporation heater under construction. The structure was built by Alcorn Combustion Company out of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, with materials provided by John Dollinger Jr., Inc. Two workers are at the top of the structure, each wearing a hard hat. The back of the photo is stamped "BM Photograph Business Men's Studio Beaumont, Texas"
Date: October 27, 1953
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Petroleum heater under construction]

Description: Photograph of a Crown Central Petroleum Corporation heater under construction. The structure was built by Alcorn Combustion Company out of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, with materials provided by John Dollinger Jr., Inc. Scattered construction materials and steel beams are located throughout the site. A ladder is leaning against the left side of the structure. Several men are standing near a building in the far right background. The back of the photo is stamped "Litterst Com'l Photo Co. 2007 Polk Ave. Houston, Texas PR 0703"
Date: October 27, 1953
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Preparation of railcars for transportation]

Description: Photograph of the preparation of railcars for transportation of a smokestack built for the Magnolia Petroleum Company. The smokestack unit was built and installed by Alcorn Combustion Company out of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, using materials provided by John Dollinger Jr., Inc. A flatbed railcar is being lowered on to tracks by two cranes. Large stacks of steel beams are in the area. Several men are nearby observing the operation. The back of the photo is stamped "BM Photograph Business Men's Studio Beaumont, Texas"
Date: November 1953
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Ragland's store remodeling]

Description: Photograph of Ragland's, a store in Kingsville, Texas, under construction during a remodeling. The construction was done by Arthur Brothers Incorporated using materials provided by John Dollinger Jr., Inc. Signs at the site read "Ragland's, Open for business, use rear entrance." Scaffolding is on all sides of the building. Several automobiles can be seen in the road at the left side of the photograph. The back of the photo is stamped "Fox-Tome Print Fox Co. San Antonio, Texas November 1950"
Date: July 1950
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Ragland's store remodeling]

Description: Photograph of Ragland's, a store in Kingsville, Texas, under construction during a remodeling. The construction was done by Arthur Brothers Incorporated using materials provided by John Dollinger Jr., Inc. Signs at the site read "Ragland's, Open for business, use rear entrance." Scaffolding is on all sides of the building. To the far right is a road sign for "Business Route U. S. 77." Automobiles are in the street to the far left. The back of the photo is stamped "Fox-Tome Print Fox Co. San Antonio, Texas November 1950"
Date: July 1950
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Ragland's store remodeling]

Description: Photograph of Ragland's, a store in Kingsville, Texas, under construction during a remodeling. The construction was done by Arthur Brothers Incorporated using materials provided by John Dollinger Jr., Inc. Construction materials including wheelbarrows, bags of concrete, bricks, and lumber are scattered throughout the work area. A worker at the center is mixing concrete in a wooden frame. Scaffolding is at the top of the photograph with several workers upon it. The back of the photo is stamped "Fox-Tome Print Fox Co. San Antonio, Texas November 1950"
Date: July 1950
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Ragland's store remodeling]

Description: Photograph of Ragland's, a store in Kingsville, Texas, under construction during a remodeling. The construction was done by Arthur Brothers Incorporated using materials provided by John Dollinger Jr., Inc. Construction materials including wheelbarrows, bags of concrete, bricks, and lumber are scattered throughout the work area. A worker at the center is mixing concrete in a wooden frame. Scaffolding is at the top of the photograph with several workers upon it. The back of the photo is stamped "Fox-Tome Print Fox Co. San Antonio, Texas November 1950"
Date: July 1950
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Ragland's store remodeling]

Description: Photograph of Ragland's, a store in Kingsville, Texas, under construction during a remodeling. The construction was done by Arthur Brothers Incorporated using materials provided by John Dollinger Jr., Inc. An automobile is turning at the street corner in front of the building. Signs at the site read "Ragland's, Open for business, use rear entrance." Scaffolding is on all sides of the building. The back of the photo is stamped "Fox-Tome Print Fox Co. San Antonio, Texas November 1950"
Date: July 1950
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Ragland's store remodeling]

Description: Photograph of Ragland's, a store in Kingsville, Texas, under construction during a remodeling. The back of the photo is stamped "Fox-Tome Print Fox Co. San Antonio, Texas November 1950"
Date: July 1950
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Ragland's store remodeling]

Description: Photograph of Ragland's, a store in Kingsville, Texas, under construction during a remodeling. The construction was done by Arthur Brothers Incorporated using materials provided by John Dollinger Jr., Inc. A man can be seen walking in to a walkway that surrounds the building. To the right is a sign that says "Ragland's, Open for business, use rear entrance." Scaffolding is on all sides of the building. The back of the photo is stamped "Fox-Tome Print Fox Co. San Antonio, Texas November 1950"
Date: July 1950
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Ragland's store remodeling]

Description: Photograph of Ragland's, a store in Kingsville, Texas, under construction during a remodeling. The construction was done by Arthur Brothers Incorporated using materials provided by John Dollinger Jr., Inc. An automobile is turning at the street corner in front of the building. Signs at the site read "Ragland's, Open for business, use rear entrance." Scaffolding is on all sides of the building. A traffic light can be seen near the top center of the photograph. The back of the photo is stamped "Fox-Tome Print Fox Co. San Antonio, Texas November 1950"
Date: July 1950
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Ragland's store remodeling]

Description: Photograph of Ragland's, a store in Kingsville, Texas, under construction during a remodeling. The construction was done by Arthur Brothers Incorporated using materials provided by John Dollinger Jr., Inc. Signs at the site read "Ragland's, Open for business, use rear entrance." Scaffolding is on all sides of the building. The back of the photo is stamped "Fox-Tome Print Fox Co. San Antonio, Texas November 1950"
Date: July 1950
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Smokestack in transport]

Description: Photograph of a smokestack built for the Magnolia Petroleum Company. The unit was built and installed by Alcorn Combustion Company out of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, using materials provided by John Dollinger Jr., Inc. The photograph shows the stack laid on a flatbed train for transportation to final location. Two men are at the bottom right adjusting valves at the end of the rail car. The train has stopped within a railroad crossing and two automobiles are waiting to the right. Houses and buildings are in the background. The back of the photo is stamped "BM Photograph Business Men's Studio Beaumont, Texas"
Date: November 1953
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Smokestack transportation preparation]

Description: Photograph of smokestack built for the Magnolia Petroleum Company being prepared for transportation. The smokestack unit was built and installed by Alcorn Combustion Company out of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, using materials provided by John Dollinger Jr., Inc. The smokestack is being lowered onto a railcar with the help of several men to set it in the right place. Several stacks of steel beams are in the surrounding area. The back of the photo is stamped "BM Photograph Business Men's Studio Beaumont, Texas"
Date: November 1953
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library