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Breakwater, &c.

Description: Patent for an improved way of constructing piers, jetties, breakwaters, and similar structures. "It can be constructed from boats, barges, or from a trestle, or can be built continuously from a starting-point on shore to the objective point in the lake, bay, gulf, or other body of water" (lines 17-21). This invention is especially useful for places that don't have banks or ledges.
Date: August 9, 1892
Creator: Shannon, Alexander M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Three Women at Clear Creek Bridge]

Description: Photograph of three women, each wearing Victorian-style attire, sitting together in a small row boat at Clear Creek Bridge which once stood at the end of Kansas Street in League City. The bridge, part of which is visible in the background, was the main road between Houston and Galveston until its demolition before Highway 3 was built.
Date: unknown
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Man Fishing at Clear Creek]

Description: Photograph of Chester Knight, father of Zonnie Knight Kilgore, fishing in a row boat on the banks of Clear Creek in League City. The bridge in the background is Clear Creek Bridge; it was once the connection between Galveston County to Harris County. It was demolished upon construction of Highway 3.
Date: August 1939
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library