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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
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Destroyed Building After Tornado

Description: Photograph of a gutted building after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. The building is leaning towards the right side of the frame and half of the house closest to the viewer consists of piles of cinder-blocks and still-standing wooden beams. The ground is covered in debris which includes a ladder.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McCurry, J. W.
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

[Destroyed Car and Collapsed Buildings After Tornado]

Description: Photograph of a destroyed car with the words, "Grocery & Market" written on it after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. Behind the car is a collapsed brick wall. On the right side of the frame are three brick buildings. On the left side of the frame are other undamaged vehicles. All over the ground is debris that includes wooden beams and twisted metal.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McCurry, J. W.
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

Fallen House After Tornado

Description: Photograph of a house that has fallen after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. The house is white and two-story. It has been blown off it's cement foundation and is broken in half. In the foreground is debris and in the background is another building and trees.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McCurry, J. W.
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

Damaged Building After Tornado

Description: Photograph of a damaged two-story brick building after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. The windows of the building are blown out and the roof is damaged. In front of the building is a pile of debris with bricks and wooden beams. In the close foreground on the right side of the frame is a partial view of an old car.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McMurry, J. W.
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

Building with No Walls After Tornado

Description: Photograph of a building with fallen walls after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. Inside the buildings are shelves lined with buckets, boxes, doors, and sacks. The foreground is covered with the wall and wooden beams.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McCurry, J. W.
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

Car and Collapsed Buildings After Tornado

Description: Photograph of an old car amidst fallen buildings after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. The buildings are roofless, only parts of the walls remain standing. All over the ground are piles of debris that include wooden beams and bricks.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McCurry, J. W.
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

Collapsed House After Tornado

Description: Photograph of a collapsed house after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. The house was two-stories tall. The ground is covered in wooden beams and there is a broken tree in the foreground.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McCurry, J. W.
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

Debris and Houses After Tornado

Description: Photograph of a large pile of wooden boards and a group of houses after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. In the foreground is a fallen telephone pole and the ground is covered with boards.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McCurry, J. W.
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

Car and House After Tornado

Description: Photograph of a damaged car and house after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. The car is in the foreground on the left side of the frame and the house is in the background on the right side of the frame. The windows of th car and house are busted out and the roof of the house partially missing. All over the ground is scattered debris, including tree limbs, wooden boards, and pieces of metal.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McMurry, J. W.
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

Hewson Drug Store, Orange, Texas

Description: Photograph of the Hewson Drug Store in Orange, Texas. There are five men and one boy wearing vests and hats standing on the covered walkway in front of the store. One man has a mustache and another has a beard. The boy is leaning against one of the beams. The building's door is open and there are several windows.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Bancroft Lumber Company

Description: Photograph of the Bancroft Lumber Company yard. In the foreground are wooden beams and chains. On the right side of the frame is a metal fence and on the left is a large warehouse. In the background is a smokestack and a water tower.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Lumber Mill and Workers

Description: Photograph of several workers standing within a lumber mill. There are several large machines and saws on two levels of the wooden building. In the foreground are tracks, sawdust and cut logs. Light bulbs and run along the ceilings wooden beams.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum