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Galveston Bay, Texas.

Description: Map shows early twentieth century Galveston Bay, Texas railroads, shipping channels, bays, and lakes. Includes sections on authorities, tides, lights, life saving stations, storm warning displays, time ball, and soundings. Scale [ca. 1:80,000].
Date: 1905
Creator: Riché, C. S.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Galveston Bay, Texas,: showing proposed improvement of Galveston Channel

Description: Map shows existing and proposed wharves, jetties, Pelican and other islands, Galveston Wharf Co., Fort San Jacinto, shipping channels, and city streets. Includes notes on land ownership. Depths shown by soundings. Scale not given.
Date: 1900
Creator: Riché, C. S.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Plan of the city of Galveston showing proposed sea wall and raising of grade.

Description: Map shows early twentieth century street names and layout of the city of Galveston, Texas and the location of a proposed sea wall. Includes diagram of a cross section of the proposed sea wall, text describing the flooding history of Galveston Island, and estimated cost of the project. Insets: "Cross Section of Proposed Sea Wall," "10th Street," "25th Street," and "39th Street." Relief shown through diagrams. Scale [ca. 1:18,000].
Date: 1902
Creator: Clarke & Courts.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library