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Horse-drawn water wagon
An unidentified man poses in the driver's seat of a horse-drawn water wagon. A second unidentified man stands on the sidewalk. A row of buildings line the street in the background.
A large group of people stands on the edge of an unidentified body of water to witness a baptism in Waco, Texas. Horse carriages are drawn up alongside them. A small group of people stands in the water,...
Post Office and Water Works
Photograph of a printed engraving of the Houston Post Office. The building was completed on 1890 at the southeast corner of Franklin Avenue and Fannin Street.
World War I homecoming parade (unidentified intersection)
Cars are stopped in multiple directions at an unidentified Houston street intersection. A horse-drawn water wagon is stopped in front of one line of cars. A few cars travel in the opposite direction and...
View on the bayou at Houston
Photograph of a printed engraving depicting a view on the bayou at Houston. Large trees are leaning over the water as two men paddle a small boat in the stream.
Main Street fire at night
A night view of the destruction of the 1912 fire on Main Street. Light from the flames illuminates a burning building as streams of water are pointed at the fire. Electric wires, streetcar wires, unidentified...
Extinguishing of a fire at the Stowers building on Main Street
The damage from a 1912 fire on Main Street in Houston. A caption on the photograph identifies the last standing wall from the seven story Stowers Building. Streams of water are still pointed at the smoking...
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...
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...
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....
Unidentified swimming hole
A group of boys lounge on the bank of an unidentified swimming hole.
Unidentified oil well fire
An unidentified oil well fire. A billowing column of flame and smoke rises from the fire as a pair of unidentified men stand behind a small barrier. Shielded from the flames, they are spraying water off...
"Zeeland" yacht with owner
The yacht, the "Zeeland", owned by H. Baldwin Rice, one time mayor of Houston and nephew of William Marsh Rice.
Barge Party at Morgan's Point
A barge party on Buffalo Bayou at Morgan's Point with boats of different sizes in the water: a large barge, a mid-size yacht and several canoes. Unidentified people are in the boats and a large crowd of...
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