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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

[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

[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

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

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

[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

[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

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

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
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[McBride's Crew in Louisiana]

Description: Photo postcard picturing a crew of men working to gather timber in Fields, Louisiana. The card has "McBride's Crew" written on the front.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

[Orange High School]

Description: Photo postcard picturing Orange High School. Students stand outside the three-story brick building. Palm trees are in the foreground.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

[Postcard of Neches River Bridge]

Description: Postcard of the South's tallest highway bridge built across the Neches River between Port Author and Orange, Texas. Many miles of timber lands are visible while crossing this astounding piece of engineering structure, 230 feet high, 5.7 miles long, and costing $2,750,000.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard