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Back Lakeside Power Station "Before"

Description: Photograph of dirt ground and buildings, one of which has two smoke stack like features on top of it. In the front is a wheelbarrow full of dirt and also visible are small piles of darker colored dirt on the ground. On the top, two doors can be seen open on the second story of the building on the right.
Date: 1926~/1931~
Partner: Edison Museum

Sabine Station Startup #1 Unit

Description: Photograph of six men who are the "Sabine Station Startup #1 Unit", as stated on the back of the photo. Also written is "Left to right. John Graves, Operations Supervisor, Mike Griffin, Kenneth (Buddy) Hoffpauir, Earl Garner, Sam Norwood, Walter Burris, C.O.F.'S Picture taken Oct 1961 by Lonnie Cobb". The men are standing in front of a variety of controls.
Date: October 1961
Partner: Edison Museum

[Postcard from Milton Andrew Matlock to his Mother, June 12, 1912]

Description: Postcard from Milton Andrew Matlock to his mother with a tinted photograph the South Wallfleet Marconi wireless towers in Massachusetts; this includes four large towers and a small building. The note on the back of the card asks his mother why she has not responded to his letters, as well as mentions that he sent her a box of photos of the U. S. S. Utah and crew.
Date: June 20, 1912
Creator: Matlock, Milton Andrew
Partner: Murphy Historical Society Inc.

[Dam at Starcke Park]

Description: Photograph of the Guadalupe River flowing over a dam at Max Starcke Park located in Seguin, Texas. A red brick building identified as an abandoned power plant, and a section of the park can be seen in the background.
Date: May 1986
Creator: Streng, Evelyn Fiedler
Location Info:
Partner: Texas Lutheran University

[Yard behind the old City of Denton municipal power plant]

Description: Photograph of the yard behind the old City of Denton municipal power plant from across the railroad tracks in Denton, Texas, looking west. Sycamore Street is behind the building Trucks sit in front of the old power plant building to the right. The First State Bank Building can be seen in the background.
Date: December 1984
Creator: Denton (Tex.)
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Students at the Campus Power Plant]

Description: Photograph of four female students watching as the instructor explains an equipment part at the power plant on the North Texas State Teachers College campus. In the image the group is standing in front of a large machine inside the plant. Damage is evident to the physical negative and creates a white blob on the image.
Date: 1942
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Process of and Apparatus for Progressive Electrostatic Separation of Comminuted Materials

Description: Patent for a process of electro-static separation which is the improvement and consists in establishing three different types of electro-static fields upon a single conveying or electrical surface, shifting these fields across the line of normal movement.
Date: September 23, 1913
Creator: Sutton, Henry M.; Steele, Walter L. & Steele, Edwin G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Long Wooden Flume]

Description: Photograph of a flume running from the producer gas plant of Garwood. The plant is under end of flume and takes about ½ of the space of a steam plant of same capacity.
Date: unknown
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), Jr.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Near the grain elevator after the 1947 Texas City Disaster]

Description: A grain elevator, a smokestack and the ruins of a power plant stand in the middle of the picture. On the left, four railroad freight cars sit on a track. A row of train wheels sits near a power pole with dangling lines. Brick, metal and wood debris litter the foreground. A large pipe, twisted and broken lies along the railroad tracks on the right. Two men stand along a rail line. Behind them, two structures lie in ruins surrounded by piles of bricks and metal debris, with remnants of brick walls visible. Amid the debris are upturned vehicles, including a treaded vehicle.
Date: April 16, 1947
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[Near the grain elevator after the 1947 Texas City Disaster]

Description: The grain elevator stands in the middle of the image. Some damage is visible at the top of the structure sitting above the 12 cylindrical silos, and to the side and top of the last rear silo. The tower part of the grain elevator shows damage to the rear walls. In the left middle, in front of the grain elevator, a power plant and shop buildings have been destroyed, with only parts of two walls standing and metal framework standing near the smokestack. Piles of debris lie to the left front of the grain elevator. Two trucks and two treaded construction vehicles stand along the road. Debris is scattered in the foreground. An elevated steel structure enclosing a conveyor system has partially collapsed in front of the grain elevator.
Date: April 16, 1947
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[Smokestack and ruined power plant after the 1947 Texas City Disaster]

Description: An smokestack stands to the right of the ruins of a metal frame building in the middle of the picture. The building evidently housed a power plant. Three rows of train cars are visible behind and to the left of the metal framework. On the right of the smokestack are parts of two walls and large quantities of debris that are all that remain of a brick building. In front of the power plant are large amounts of twisted metal debris and a small ruined shed with a number of metal barrels. Debris is scattered over two parallel railroad tracks in the foreground. Downed and drooping power lines hang from two power poles. Three men are walking through the debris. The number "18" is written in the lower right hand corner of the photograph.
Date: April 16, 1947
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[Two locomotives and power plant debris after the 1947 Texas City Disaster]

Description: Two damaged steam locomotives sit amid metal and wooden debris from the power plant and shop buildings damaged in the concussion from the explosions. A large smokestack is visible behind the rightmost locomotive, but the structure next to it is heavily damaged with only the metal structural frame standing. To the right rear, only parts of one wall of a building remain standing; the rest of the building has been destroyed down to within a few feet of the foundation level. Behind the leftmost locomotive, which has the number "29" visible on its front, is the edge of a water tower. On the right in the foreground is a fire hydrant with a wooden box on a post above it with one side forming an open door. Inside the box can be seen a folded water hose and nozzle with one end of the hose attached to the hydrant below. A wrench is attached to the valve on the top of the hydrant. The number "27" is written in the lower right hand corner of the picture.
Date: April 16, 1947
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library