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Wooded area and garden at Bayou Bend
The Bayou Bend property of Ima Hogg. The dense growth of the woods along Buffalo Bayou are seen in contrast to the manicured Diana Garden. The photograph appears to be taken from the terrace.
Printed halftone photograph of the two story Kellum-Noble House in Houston. It was constructed in 1847 of brick made in the Kellum brickyards on the property. This is the oldest known house in Houston...
Original Plan of Houston map
Photograph of a reproduction of a map created by Gail Borden, who was commissioned by the Allen brothers to produce a map of the city. The "Original Plan of Houston" shows a city hugging Buffalo Bayou...
Merchants and Planters Oil Company oil mill
Photograph of a printed illustration of the Merchants and Planters Company oil mill and surrounding area along Buffalo Bayou. The business was owned by William Marsh Rice.
International and Great Northern Railroad bridge over Buffalo Bayou
Photograph of a printed engraving of the International & Great Northern Railroad bridge over Buffalo Bayou. A barge laden with cotton bales is being towed in the bayou.
Buffalo Bayou at the head of Navigation
Photograph of a printed engraving of Buffalo Bayou at the head of Navigation. Three people are in a rowboat in the water. A loaded barge is on the bayou before a background of other boats and numerous...
Aerial map of Houston
Photograph of a printed engraving of a bird's eye view map of Houston. The view looks south from an elevated point north of Buffalo Bayou.
Ziegler and Company's cotton warehouses
Photograph of a printed engraving illustrating the port of Houston looking north from Allen's Landing across Buffalo Bayou. A side wheel paddle boat and barges towed by boats are all loaded with cotton....
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...
Aerial view of downtown Houston from the west side (1927)
Aerial photograph of downtown Houston viewed from an elevated position west of Buffalo Bayou looking east. The Esperson Building, on Travis Street at Rusk Avenue, is prominent in the top center of the...
Sam Houston Park
A view of Sam Houston Park. Tall pine trees dominate the photograph and numerous people sit around the contoured grounds. The city of Houston bought the Kellum-Noble House and the property around it in...
Elevated view of downtown Houston
A view of Houston, looking north, from an elevated position in the Esperson Building. The Eperson Building is located at Travis Street and Rusk Avenue. The top of the Rice Hotel is seen in the foreground...
Boats along bank of Buffalo Bayou
A view across the waters of Buffalo Bayou toward the opposite bank with several boats moored.
Boats and buidings along bank of Buffalo Bayou
A view across the waters of Buffalo Bayou toward the bank. A yacht typical of the day is moored while a small boat is on the bank. Several buildings are along the bank. Another small boat is in the water....
Boats and barge with a lifting crane along Buffalo Bayou
A view across the waters of Buffalo Bayou toward the bank. A yacht typical of the day is moored at the bank. Several buildings and a small boat are on the bank. Another small boat is in the water and a...
Lifting towers and boats at the Port of Houston
A view across the waters of Buffalo Bayou at the Port of Houston. A building provides a backdrop for a row of lifting towers lining the dock. Boats are moored along the dock.
View down Buffalo Bayou at the Port of Houston
A view across the waters of Buffalo Bayou at the Port of Houston. A building on the right provides a backdrop for a row of lifting towers lining the dock where several boats are tied. A barge and a larger...
Boats along Buffalo Bayou
A view across the Buffalo Bayou toward the bank. A large yacht with an unidentified man standing on deck is visible in the center of the photograph. Other boats are moored nearby. A few trees lead from...
A two story house on the top of a bank along an area of Buffalo Bayou known as Vicks Park. The area is now covered by the cloverleaf at Waugh Drive, Memorial Drive and Allen Parkway.
Pavilion on Buffalo Bayou
A large pavilion in Magnolia Park along Buffalo Bayou.
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