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Side view of [Steamboat J. J. Welder]

Description: Photograph of men installing engines in the steamboat J. J. Welder in the shipyard at Victoria, Texas.
Date: September 29, 1910
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library

Boys swimming across river, at pump house

Description: Photograph of three boys swimming in the Guadalupe River. Pipes from the pumping station can be seen.
Date: June 15, 1910
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library

County bridge and ice plant, Victoria

Description: Photograph of the Victoria County bridge over the Guadalupe River and the ice plant on the bank.
Date: January 1910
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library

Bank of Guadalupe River, cleared by snag boats

Description: Photograph of a section of the Guadalupe River after it was cleared of limbs and debris by snag boats to make the river navigable.
Date: January 16, 1910
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library

Sugar house, Victoria [Texas] - first stage

Description: Photograph of the buildings and equipment for the sugar mill built in Victoria in 1910. The mill was located above the shipyards south of the Southern Pacific Railroad tracks at the south end of Main Street in Victoria, Texas.
Date: January 1910
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library

Uncleared bank of the Guadalupe River and Snag Boat Number Two

Description: Photograph of tree limbs on the bank of the Guadalupe River six miles below Victoria, Texas. In the background is United States Snag Boat Number 2. Snag boats are used to clear limbs and other debris from rivers.
Date: January 16, 1910
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library

Bank of the Guadalupe River ahead of snag boats

Description: Photograph of tree limbs on the bank of the Guadalupe River prior to being cleared by snag boats. A snag boat can be seen in the background.
Date: January 16, 1910
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library

Scene on Guadalupe River from county bridge

Description: Photograph of Guadalupe River looking South. A bridge runs across the river and on the left bank is a group of buildings. Several boats are on the water.
Date: August 8, 1910
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library

Placing engines in steamboat John J. Welder

Description: Photograph of workers on board the "John J. Welder" installing engines in the steamboat built at the shipyard in Victoria, Texas.
Date: September 29, 1910
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library

[Steamboat John J. Welder under construction]

Description: Photograph of the boat, "John J. Welder" under construction at the shipyard, Victoria, Texas. Workers can be seen on the boat.
Date: September 29, 1910
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library

United States Snag Boat Number One on Guadalupe River near Victoria, Texas

Description: Photograph of United States Snag Boat Number 1 on the Guadalupe River five miles below Victoria, Texas. The boat is tied up for Sunday. Men and women stand on the boat; wash hangs on a clothesline. A rowboat is nearby in the water.
Date: January 6, 1910
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library

Fred and sister Allnoch going to wade in river

Description: Photograph of two children, Fred and Martha Agnes Allnoch, removing their socks and shoes and rolling up their pants and knickers to go wading in the Guadalupe River at Victoria,Texas. These are grandchildren of J. D. and Agnes Mitchell. Their parents are Fred J. and Rebecca (Mitchell) Allnoch.
Date: March 5, 1910
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library

General view of shipyard, Victoria, Texas

Description: Photograph of the shipyard at Victoria, Texas. Various kinds of boats, some at rest and some in movement, are pictured. Workers can be seen on the decks.
Date: October 10, 1910
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library