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Frazier, Rex Dunbar [p...
Students of the Univer...
August 18, 1915
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Advertisement promoting land to immigrants
Image of a broadside advertisement for the Houston and Texas Central Railroad offering land for immigrants. Multiple landscapes and cityscapes--many of which showcase modern modes of transportation--are...
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...
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...
Souvenir Folder of Houston, Texas
Two men are in the foreground are racing , with a group of onlookers in the back. Taken at McCoy's Ranch, an old ranch where the stage always stopped before there were any railroads.
Crew repairing track at Texas City junction
A crew works at repairing the railroad track around Texas City junction.
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...
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...
Galveston Electric Company tracks
Galveston Electric Company tracks crossing City Park adjacent to Hotel Galvez after the hurricane.
Galveston Electric Company tracks through City Park
Galveston Electric Company tracks crossing City Park adjacent to Hotel Galvez.
Gasoline car from Southern Pacific
Southern Pacific equipment, specifically a gasoline car, borrowed for the cleanup/reconstruction of Galveston after the hurricane.
Grand Central Station Rail Depot
Photograph of a printed engraving of Grand Central Station Railroad Depot in Houston. Multiple train tracks and several rail passenger cars are shown in front of the station with people walking alongside....
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.
Huntsville Railroad Depot and Texas Department of Corrections
The Huntsville Railroad Depot and Texas Department of Corrections Huntsville (Walls) Unit, Texas.
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...
Many people disembark from rail cars among the trees in Magnolia Park on the south bank of Buffalo Bayou near Houston. John Thomas Brady owned the property that was developed into Magnolia Park. He also...
Main Street Viaduct and Ship Channel, Houston, Texas (1913)
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