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Decorated doorway and balcony
A building features the phrase "San Jacinto Trust Company" embossed above the doorway, as well as a mural depicting a pioneer scene with covered wagon.
Dock view of the "Saltilla" at the second opening of the Houston Ship Channel
A large crowd gathers beside the "Saltilla" at the Houston Ship Channel. One unidentified man walks toward the camera. A crowd stands on railroad boxcars on the right of the photograph. The "Saltilla",...
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.
Mule drawn streetcar
Unidentified men pose in a front of a mule-drawn streetcar. By 1874 eight cars were in service by the Houston City Railroad Company that used wooden tracks. In June 1891 spectators saw the first test of...
Painted portrait of Dick Dowling
Photograph of a printed reproduction of an oil painting of Dick Dowling, an Irishman from Houston and Confederate Army war hero, in uniform with descriptive caption. At the time of his death from yellow...
Shepherd Laundries Company
A view of a long four story building located on Washington Avenue at Melnar Street. There is a sign advertising the Shepherd Laundries Company on the near end of this building as well as on a second building...
Southern Tire & Rubber Company in the Bryan Hall Building
The Bryan Hall building in Houston was located at 812 Fannin. Barber Plumbing Company is advertised on the right side of the storefront. The Southern Tire & Rubber Company is operating out of the left...
The "Saltilla" at the second opening of the Houston Ship Channel (black and white)
A large crowd gathers beside the "Saltilla" at the second opening of the Houston Ship Channel. The "Saltilla", of the Southern Steamship company, was celebrated as the first deepwater ship to visit the...
The "Saltilla" at the second opening of the Houston Ship Channel (sepia)
A sepia tone photograph of the "Saltilla" at the second opening of the Houston Ship Channel. A large crowd gathers beside the ship and the wheelhouse is visible above the crowd. The "Saltilla", of the...
Two Curtiss Oriole airplanes at an aviation meet
Six people pose by two Curtiss Oriole airplanes at an aviation meet in Houston. The airplane in the background is painted with the name S.E.J. Cox. The first commercial airline to enter Houston was started...
Unidentified oil rigs with shrubbery
An unidentified oil field near Houston. A number of drilling derricks are scattered among the trees and shrubs. A work building on the left side of the site is painted with the name "Texas Company." The...
Union Bank Trust Company decorated for the No-Tsu-Oh Carnival
Night view of a building in downtown Houston decorated with lights for the No-Tsu-Oh Carnival. There is a lighted sign that reads "Union Bank Trust Co."
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....
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