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[Petrified Wood Station]

Description: Photograph of several trucks at the Texaco Petrified Wood Station on the Texas Tourist Camp site in Decatur, Texas. There are several other buildings, including a cafe and the Texas Plaza, behind the gas station, and the road is visible to the left.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Pumps at Gas Station]

Description: Photograph of a blue truck on the other side of three pumps at the Texaco Petrified Wood Station in Decatur, Texas. Stone buildings are visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Truck in Gas Station]

Description: Photograph of a blue truck in front of a gas pump at the Texaco Petrified Wood Station in Decatur, Texas. There are stone buildings in the background, and there is a plant by the sign reading "Texas Plaza".
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

Old Custer House

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of the Old Custer House at the corner of Houston and 5th Streets in Portland, TX. The house is a tall, two story building with a covered porch. The top of the porch is a balcony for the second story. Several power poles run by the house. A tall Texaco sign is in the foreground. In front of it, a man in a white jump suit is standing on the seat of a motorcycle. Something illegible is written on the man's back.
Date: unknown
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

[Series of Barrels]

Description: Photograph of a line of barrels on a railway platform outside of a building. There are six barrels, four made of wood and two of metal. Text in the lower-right corner of the photograph reads, "Plate No. 7570, 5-1-27." An accompanying card (which has the Texaco logo at the bottom) labels the photograph as "Original type asphalt product packages" and the same text is handwritten on the back of the photograph.
Date: May 1, 1927
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Barrel Construction]

Description: Photograph of a man constructing a barrel with machinery inside of a warehouse. He is wearing protective gloves, boots, an apron, and a hat, and is working on one of two barrels on what appears to be an assembly line. There are other machines and tools shown in the background. An accompanying card (with the Texaco logo at the bottom) labels the photograph "Making barrels in the Cooper shop."
Date: unknown
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Making Accessories for Containers]

Description: Photograph of an assembly line of seated women working in what appears to be a factory or warehouse, with one man standing near the front. The assembly line extends to the other end of the room and there are cables running from each station to the ceiling. An accompanying card (with the Texaco logo at the bottom) labels the photograph "Making accessories for containers."
Date: unknown
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Texaco Products Display]

Description: Photograph of an assortment of Texaco products arranged in front of a display with plants and a curtain. The display includes different types of motor oil canisters, buckets for axle grease, and lubricant packages. An accompanying card (with the Texaco logo on the bottom) labels the photograph "Display of Texaco products packaged in the early days."
Date: unknown
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[View of Port Arthur Terminal]

Description: Photograph of the Port Arthur Terminal, showing buildings and a handful of people in the foreground and multiple boats in the port in the background. The bottom right hand of the photograph has writing that reads "MFT 10405 P.A.T. 1901." An accompanying card (with the Texaco logo on it) labels the photograph "1901 View of Port Arthur Terminal."
Date: unknown
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Rotary-Type Filler]

Description: Photograph of five men standing around a rotary-type filler with tins of inside what appears to be a warehouse. Three of the men are holding carts up to the rotary, and two men in the background are watching. There is another large type of machine on the left. An accompanying card (with the Texaco logo on the bottom) labels the photograph: "Rotary-type filler used before World War I to fill 5-gallon tins of kerosine [sic] & gasoline."
Date: unknown
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Petroleum Container Manufacturing]

Description: Photograph of workers inside a factory making containers for petroleum products with various tools and machinery. All of the workers are female, besides one man near the center of the image. The photograph is dated on the bottom right corner with the date 3-2-26. An accompanying card (with the Texaco logo on the bottom) labels the photograph "Manufacturing containers for petroleum products."
Date: March 2, 1926
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[View of the Plant]

Description: Photograph of the Port Neches Works Plant, looking north. Multiple round structures and a series of buildings cover the grounds, and there is a road and railroad tracks to the west. The upper left hand corner reads "Port Neches Works, looking north 1952." Handwriting on the back and an accompanying card (with the Texaco logo on the bottom) label the photograph "View of the Plant looking north."
Date: 1952
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Later View of Plant]

Description: Photograph of a works plant by a river. There are multiple large buildings and three large smokestacks with smoke coming out of them. There is a road along the side of the plant and a river behind it. An accompanying card (with the Texaco logo on the bottom) labels the photograph "Later view."
Date: unknown
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Texaco Trade Fair Exhibit]

Description: Photograph of a roofing exhibit made by Texaco asphalt products. The exhibit is a covered patio that has Texaco slate covered shingles on its roof. There are women standing near the patio and a man underneath it. An accompanying card (with the Texaco logo at the bottom) labels the photograph "Texaco trade fair exhibit features asphalt roofing products."
Date: unknown
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Fleet of Wagons]

Description: Photograph of a line of Texaco tank wagons on a railway platform in front of three buildings. There are five men standing on the platform in front of the wagons, and one man sitting on top of a wagon. Text in the lower-left corner of the photograph reads, "Fleet of the Texas Company's wagons at Port Arthur." An accompanying card (with the Texaco logo at the bottom) labels the scene "Fleet of Texaco Tank Wagons," which is also hand-written on the back of the photograph.
Date: unknown
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Entrance to the Refinery]

Description: Photograph of the Texas Company Refinery, from the Houston Avenue entrance. There is a road leading into the refinery on the right side of the photograph, with two visible wagons on it. There are multiple buildings with smokestacks in the background, and two large round structures in the left middle ground. An accompanying card (with the Texaco logo at the bottom) labels the photograph, "Houseton Avenue Entrance to the Refinery 1910--12."
Date: unknown
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

Texaco Service Station Sign

Description: Copy negative of a black and white photograph of a dirt road and a patch of grass upon which a Texaco sign is standing. In the background, a group of buildings are visible. According to accompanying information, these buildings make up both the Danevang Co-op and the Lummus Gin Plant. Below the image, a handwritten inscription reads, "1012 L. Petersen."
Date: unknown
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Danevang Service Station

Description: Copy negative of the Danevang Texaco gas and service station, located in Wharton County. There is a sign above the gas station that reads, "Texaco Gasoline," and there is a car waiting in front of the station. There are four unidentified men standing next to the car, looking at the gas station.
Date: unknown
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Danevang Service Station

Description: Black and white copy print of a gas station otherwise known as the Danevang Service Station. A circular sign hanging from the building says "Texaco Gasoline"; a five-point star symbol is at its center. Underneath the sign are a couple of gas pumps that also display the star symbol. To the left of the gas pumps is a dirt road where an automobile is parked; a man wearing a hat is standing in front of it. There are tire tracks in the dirt road. Underneath the awning of the building and to the right of the gas pumps is an open door and a window.
Date: unknown
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Photograph of Men in Front of a Texaco Station in Port Arthur, Texas, June 22, 1932]

Description: Photograph of a group of thirteen men standing in front of a Texaco gas station. The men stand in two rows. The first row features three men in suits and a fourth man in a shirt and bow tie. The second row is primarily composed of men in white shirts and ties, with the third and eighth man wearing suits. Behind them, the Texaco station flies a Texaco and United States flag side by side. A single pump can be seen just behind the group, and a Texaco shaped like a question mark is further to the right. A body of water can be seen in the right background. The reverse side of the photograph identifies Fred P. Dodge as the person on the far right of the front row.
Date: June 22, 1932
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast