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[Construction of Martin Luther King Bridge]

Description: Photograph of the construction of the Martin Luther King Bridge over the Sabine-Neches Canal in Port Arthur, TX. Large nets are suspended from the bottom of the bridge. A large ship is passing beneath.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Thomas Jefferson High School]

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of Thomas Jefferson High School on Jefferson Drive. In the foreground, there are tennis courts and a football field, with a parking lot separating the two. In the background, there are buildings. Thomas Jefferson High School was opened in 1959.
Date: September 10, 1969
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Pleasure Island Revetment]

Description: Photograph of a revetment around Pleasure Island in Port Arthur, TX. The revetment is part of a project to keep materials dredged from the Sabine-Neches Canal from floating into Sabine Lake. The material will be used to add to Pleasure Island. A portion of Port Arthur can be seen on the far right.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Martin Luther King, Jr. Bridge]

Description: Photograph of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Bridge in Port Arthur, TX. The bridge was completed in August 1970 at a cost of $8,750,882. The roadway is 5,032 feet long and 138 feet above the canal. The bridge spans the Sabine-Neches Canal. A ship is sailing about to sail underneath it. In the background is the town of Port Arthur. Beyond that are the oil refineries and fields.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library