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[1859 - 1965]
January 27, 1956
May 23, 1951
Art Engraving co.
Photograph by A.a.f. T...
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Harper Leiper Studios
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Group of businessmen
Black and whte picture of men in white shirts and ties inside of a building around a table with cardboard boxes on it. In the cardboard boxes is white material.
Ships and workers on Houston Ship Channel
Ships and workers on Houston Ship Channel. Three forklifts are shifting around freight in the foreground.
Japanese Liner on Houston Ship Channel
A Japanese liner sitting in the harbor. A piece of another ship and tie down ropes can be seen in the foreground, and more cranes and warehouses can be seen in the background.
Large piece of freight next to SS Jean Lykes
A large tank sits beside the SS Jean Lykes. Two men are walking by the freight and looking at it.
A crane on tracks is standing between the ship and the freight. A man is driving a tractor beside the crane.
Lykes Lines ships
A black and white picture of a group of large ships sailing in a body of water. Two of the ships have "LYKES LINES" written on the side.
The SS Schiedyk sitting at a dock next to a truck and a cart.
Businessmen inspecting freight
Men in suits standing and inspecting a large amount of freight.
Port of Houston
Black and white picture of a large tank hoisted up by a crane. Men stand on a platform to the left of the tank.
Black and white picture of a large black tank on a wooden platform.
Black and white picture of men standing around a large black tank to the right.
SS Jean Lafitte
6,156 Pcs. Lead Pipe and Sheets Imported from Japan; Approximate Weight 929,261#; Shipper: Asana Bussan Company Yokohama, Japan; Consignee: Commercial Metals Co. Houston, Texas; Forwarding Agent: J.R....
Ship uploading freight
Black and white photo of a ship unloading bags of it's cargo by net. A man stands under the net of bags.
Article about Port of Houston purchase of Long Reach docks
S.M. McAshan, Jr. and Port Commission Chairman Howard Tellepsen announce agreement; Tremendous Step; Embraces 40 Acres; Will Have 36 Wharves
A ship's keel is being held up by a crane, and is resting next to the ship's framework. A group of men watch from the dock.
Man loading freight onto rail car
A is loading bags of freight on a train car with a dolly. Two men stand at the entrance of the train car, and the car is filled with bags of freight.
Interior of warehouse
The inside of a warehouse with rows and boxes of freight. A truck sits at one of the entrances of the warehouse.
From C.A. Gillan's file History of all Plants
A short exerpt discussing the origin of the term "Long Reach" and the development of the Long Reach Docks since its construction in 1923.
SS Gulf Banker, Long Reach Berth No. 5
Agent: Lykes Bros. Steamship Co., Inc.; Broker: H.E. Schurig & Co.; Shipper: Mosher Steel Co.; Shipment of five carloads of steel girders and structural steel on marginal track prior to loading aboard...
SS Del Monte
The SS Del Monte sitting at a dock with a crane and a group of men right next to it.
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