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[City of Port Arthur Public Works Employees]

Description: Photograph of a group of City of Port Arthur Public Works employees posing in front of spools of electrical cable. The cable will be placed underwater to Pleasure Island. Five of the six men on the back row are identified as (left to right) Leo Langham, Doc Marsh, Roger Berthlot, P. R. Hollier, and Toby Duncan; the two men on the bottom row are identified as Pete Petite (of U. S. Corps of Engineers, diver) and David Petite (son of Pete Petite). In the background, there are two men standing beside a body of water.
Date: August 1967

[Ship Accident]

Description: Photograph of a ship accident involving the tanker, Pennsylvania Sun. The ship missed the channel through Pleasure Pier Bridge, and collided with piers. Tug boats are freeing the ship. In the background, there is a body of land and another body of water on the opposite side of it. Text on the top-right corner says "& damaged steel dolphins. Damages $ 91,370."
Date: 1966

[The Flying Crow]

Description: Photograph of a Kansas City Southern Lines train leaving the train depot in Port Arthur, Texas. A conductor is standing on the platform giving hand signals to the train as it pulls away. Several large trailers are in the background on the other side of the railroad tracks. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says: "Kansas City Southern Lines, 'The Flying Crow,' Port Arthur 5-10-68."
Date: May 10, 1968
Creator: Watkins Studio

[KCS Administration at Train Depot]

Description: Photograph of the railway manager and two other people standing outside of the Kansas City Southern Railroad Depot in Port Arthur, Texas. Their names are (L to R): Dow Wynn, Mrs. W. F. Fredeman, and Bill White. A large sign on the front of the building reads, "K.C.S. Lines."
Date: September 18, 1968
Creator: Watkins Studio