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[Canal Dredge]

Description: Photograph of a dredge on the water. It has a small smokestack and two flags on tall poles. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph identifies it as the dredge used to dredge the first canal in Port Arthur, and there is also a Port Arthur News stamp.
Date: unknown
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Big Melch Canal]

Description: Panoramic photograph of a large dirt canal with two men in a car on the right, a man with horse and plow in the center, and fields and farm buildings in the background.
Date: 1915~
Partner: The University of Texas – Rio Grande Valley

[Boat in the Canal]

Description: Photograph of a boat going through a canal. Two smaller boats can be seen in the background behind it. There are men on a dock observing on the right side of the photograph.
Date: unknown
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Album page with two photos "river boats"]

Description: Photograph of an early family album page with two photographs of different members of the Cuellar family. The top of the front page has a photograph of trajineras, flat-bottom river boats, on an unidentified canal. The bottom photograph shows trajineras, the canal, and trees from a farther perspective. Location is most likely Xochimilco, Mexico.
Date: 19uu
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Photograph of Canal Bank in Port Arthur, Texas, February 2, 1922]

Description: Photograph of the Port Arthur, Texas, ship canal and bridge showing signs of erosion. The grass and sand of the bank shows vehicle tracks, leading back past power lines and towards houses. The mid portion of the photo displays the bridge raised over the canal with some people standing along the structure. On the lower right portion of the photo is a dated note describing the view.
Date: February 2, 1922
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

Canal or Ditch Digging Machine.

Description: Patent for a canal or ditch digging machine that has a carriage and a mechanism that draws the carriage across the ground, and a boring-tool beneath the carriage. The boring-tool can bore at an adjustable angle.
Date: August 20, 1895
Creator: Hoefs, Otto
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Cargo Boat in Canal]

Description: Photograph of a large cargo boat in a canal with smaller boats at its side. There are different types of flags flying from its masts. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph reads, "One of the first cargo boats to go down canal."
Date: unknown
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast