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[1859 - 1965]
January 27, 1956
May 23, 1951
April 11, 1952
August 21, 1952
Art Engraving co.
Photograph by A.a.f. T...
Bob Bailey Fine Photog...
Harper Leiper Studios
Merchants Photo Servic...
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Man using forklift to move freight
A man is moving a pallet of freight with a forklift.
On-deck view from ship at port
A picture from the deck of a ship of a rampleading to the port. A cart full of livestock is at the edge of the ramp, as a few men at various parts of the port.
A picture of the arm portion of a crane.
A pile of freight secured by a chain.
SS [...] Morris
A railway leads to a ship on the for end of the dock. There are trailers near the ship on either side of the railway.
Ship loading freight onto deck
A ship crane is loading a large pipe freight onto the deck. A truck sits in front of the freight.
SS Over [...]
A ship sitting at dock while a nearby crane loads freight.
Freight being loaded onto ship
A ship's crane is loading freight onto the ship while several men watch from below. A man in a forklift is also bringing freight within the crane's reach.
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.
A shipment of 10 Trailer Houses; 68,000 lbs.; Shipper - Loffland Bros. Co. of Venezuela; Point of Origin - Houston, Texas; Destination - Guanta, Venezuela; Freight Forwarder - R.W. Smith & Co.; Steamship...
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.
Crane loading freight onto ship
A stationary crane is loading a large piece of freight onto a ship while a group of men watch from below.
A suspended industrial magnet picking up the scrap metal below.
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 Gulf Trader
Agent: Lykes Bros. Steamship Co., Inc.; Shpt: One Tank - 125' long; Weight: 111,100# Destination: Chile; One tank 125' long mounted on three flatcars being handled car to ship by Long Reach's stff - leg...
SS George Lykes
Air Liquefier; 122,000 lbs.; Origin: Manufactured in Frankfurt/Main, Germany - loaded at the Port of Bremen, Germany; Shipper: Messer Co., Bremen, Germany; Consignee: Foster Wheeler Corporation; Destination:...
Lykes Lines ships
B-1 Texita; B-2 Elizabeth Lyhes; B-3 Brinton Lyhes; B-4 Frank Lyhes; B-5 Whittien Jietory; B-6 Anna Adlaud; B-7 Open; B-8 Mayo Lyhes (SPELLING)
Group photo of the Port of Houston Propeller Club
Back Row, Left to Right - Norman B. Avenell, Board of Governors; Robert S. Smith, Board of Governors; Sam D.W. Low, Board of Governors; Vernon Bailey, Board of Governors; J.H. Branard, Jr., Board of Governors;...
Birds eye view of ships at Long Reach
Berth #1 - Fred Morris, Owner - Lykes Bros. Steamship Co., Inc.; Berth #2 - Trajanus, Agent - Strachan Shipping Company; Berth #3 - Groton Trails, Operator - States Marine Corporation; Berth #4 - Elisabeth...
Birds eye view of ships on Houston Ship Channel
Berth #1 - SS Helvig Torm, Biehl & Co. - Agent; Berth #2 - SS Aggersborg, Rice, Kerr & Company, Inc. - Agent; Berth #3 - SS Almeria Lykes, Lykes Bros. Steamship Co., Inc. - Agent; Berth #4 - SS Pelican...
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