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[Fire Department Personnel]

Description: Photograph of a group of fire department personnel sitting in trucks outside of the new Central Fire Station on 300 Waco Avenue. The men are identified as D. M. Montgomery, T. L. Murray, L. C. Dugan, R. E. Daniels, A. O. Montgomery, L. J. Hebert, Tom Goode, Frank Finchum, J. B. Salyer, E. L. Etheridge, Bob Cox, H. Jack Vaughan, H. B. Hay, H. C. Sport, H. I. McIllwain, Ronnie Smith, Arch Hallmark, Dave P. Rachael, R. R. Rachael, T. H. Taylor, Mayor J. P. (Pink) Logan, and Fire Chief Clyde LaRose.
Date: 1926
Creator: Trost Studio
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

Oil Field in Beaumont, Texas, 1901

Description: Photograph of very many derricks in an oil field. In the foreground are wooden shacks, stacks of wooden boards, smokestacks with smoke plumes rising out of them. In the bottom right-hand corner is the name, "Trost".
Date: 1901
Creator: Trost Studio
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[View of Funeral Procession]

Description: Photograph of a large crowd at a funeral procession, held for 29 people that were killed in the Gulf Tanker "Venezuela" explosion. The view is from above, and shows crowds of people on both sides of the street that the procession is going down. There are parked automobiles in the foreground, and hearses and medical cars driving in the procession. The bottom right corner has a stamp from Trost Studio.
Date: unknown
Creator: Trost Studio
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Crowd at Funeral Procession]

Description: Photograph of a view of the large crowd at the funeral procession for the 29 people killed at the Gulf Tanker "Venezuela" explosion. People are crowding the street and even watching from the roofs of buildings in the background. There is a stamp from Trost Studio in the bottom right corner.
Date: 1926
Creator: Trost Studio
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Debris After Explosion]

Description: Photograph of a distant view of the aftermath of an explosion of the Gulf Tanker "Venezuela" while loading high-test gasoline, on April 12, 1926. The damage to the tanker is visible, and there is debris on board. There is a stamp from Trost Studio on the bottom right corner.
Date: April 12, 1926
Creator: Trost Studio
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Hearse in Funeral Procession]

Description: Photograph of a Pipkin & Brulin Co. hearse in the funeral procession for the people killed in the Gulf Tanker "Venezuela" explosion. A large crowd is visible surrounding the procession, and men in uniforms stand in lines to the side of the hearse.
Date: 1926
Creator: Trost Studio
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Debris After Gulf Tanker Explosion]

Description: Photograph of the aftermath of an explosion of the Gulf Tanker "Venezuela" while loading high-test gasoline, on April 12, 1926. The damage to the tanker is visible, and there is debris on board. There is a stamp from Trost Studio on the bottom right corner.
Date: April 12, 1926
Creator: Trost Studio
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Horses Hitched to Wagon]

Description: Postcard of horses facing left hitched to a wagon. A man is bending down in front of the horses attaching them to the hitch, and another man is standing behind the wagon. The back of the postcard is stamped by Trost Studio.
Date: unknown
Creator: Trost Studio
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Church Interior During Service]

Description: Photograph of the interior of St. James Catholic Church during a service. The audience is standing in the pews, and two lines are leading up to the altar. Writing on the back of the photograph identifies the service as the first Holy Communion Class, in 1941.
Date: 1941
Creator: Trost Studio
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[The Methodist Temple]

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of the Methodist Temple in Port Arthur. Ornate relief carvings and stained glass windows decorated the walls of the church. In the background, there are buildings.
Date: unknown
Creator: Trost Studio
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[First National Bank]

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of First National Bank on the corner of 500 Procter Street and Austin Avenue. The building is two stories high, and there is a sign on the top that says "First National Bank." Several people are walking on the sidewalk beside the bank. Cars are parked along its curb, and one car is driving down a street.
Date: 193?
Creator: Trost Studio
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[First National Bank]

Description: Photograph of an interior view of a building identified as the First National Bank. Two floors of the bank are visible, and columns extend to the ceiling. There are tables and a Christmas tree on the first floor. Garland hangs from the fences around the second floor, and a United States flag also hangs above a door on the first floor. The ceiling is intricately carved, and has a chandelier hanging from it.
Date: 193u
Creator: Trost Studio
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Parking Lot at Pleasure Pier]

Description: Photograph of a parking lot for a ballgame on Pleasure Pier. The cars are parked in rows and along a dirt road in a grass field. In the foreground, there are people sitting near parked cars. In the background, there is a skyline view of buildings. Text below the photograph says "Trost Studio Port Arthur, Texas" and "Pleasure Pier Early 1930's."
Date: 193?
Creator: Trost Studio
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library