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Students of the Univer...
August 18, 1915
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Repairing Galveston Electric Company track
Galveston Electric Company tracks in the process of being repaired near a baseball park.
Galveston Electric Company tracks through City Park
Galveston Electric Company tracks crossing City Park adjacent to Hotel Galvez.
Galveston Electric Company tracks
Galveston Electric Company tracks crossing City Park adjacent to Hotel Galvez after the hurricane.
Texas lands for sale by Texas Land and Immigration Company
Advertisement depicting Texas lands for sale between 1900-1920.
Crew repairing track at Texas City junction
A crew works at repairing the railroad track around Texas City junction.
Houston: Where Seventeen Railroads meet the sea
28 page pamphlet, commissioned by the Houston Chamber of Commerce in 1923, was one of the earliest to contain color photographs of Houston, shown here in 25 scenes.
Pradeep Anand came to Houston from Bombay in 1978. Born in 1950, his grandparents and ancestors were originally from Tamil Nadu. He attended a private Catholic school in his youth and trained as an engineer...
Captain Alistair Macnab is from Scotland and begin his maritime career with a Scottish Steamship Company. He spent 29 years in the international shipping/trade business, spending most of his later years...
Thorjussen, Terge "Ted"
Ted Thorjussen is a native of Oslo, Norway. He started in the ship-broker business, then came to the U.S. for work, and later joined the U.S. Navy. He moved to Houston in 1970 and worked for a ship-broker,...
Lyle Mellington was born in 1925 near Sedan, Kansas, the southern part of the state. His father was a pumper in the oilfields and moved the family to Oklahoma when Mellington was about 10 years old. He...
Railroad Map of Texas East of the One Hundredth Meridian
Souvenir Folder of Houston, Texas
Born in 1915, A. G. Domingue was raised in Carencro in a farming family. He began working as a roustabout for Superior Oil Company the summer before his senior year of high school in 1934. Although he...
Captain Roy Murray, Jr. began his maritime career with U.S. Merchant Marine before WWII. He sailed on cargo vessels during the war and became a captain at 25 years old. He came to the Port of Houston in...
Galvan, Irma Gonzalez
Ms. Irma Gonzalez Galvan was born Brownsville, Texas in 1941 and moved with her family to Houston’s 2nd Ward when she was a young child. Here, she learned to cook from a neighbor and began preparing...
Jim Baker is a retired Houston port captain for Lykes Brothers. A native of West Virginia, Baker is a graduate of King's Point U.S. Merchant Academy (1949). As a cadet, he traveled throughout the Caribbean...
Charles Mills is a native of Galveston, Texas and spent fifty years in the maritime industry. He joined the U.S. Merchant Marine in the late 1930s and sailed for Lykes Brothers Shipping. During this time...
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