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  • Collection: Houston Waterways

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RECTO: Black and white image of a barge in Buffalo Bayou. The name Beach is in the lower left corner. Caption at the bottom: ""2222 Loading Cotton Barge on Buffalo Bayou. Houston, Texas."" There is an illegible handwritten note below that. In the…

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Harris County Auditor's Report for the Harris County Houston Ship Channel Navigation District, 35 pages with 2 color covers

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Contains descriptions of "Millionaires' Row, " the Sebonac, the Augusta, the Southern Breeze, as well as other yachts belonging to members of the Houston Yacht Club.

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Sailors enjoying the weather on Houston area bay, circa 1910

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22" x 17" newsclipping. Mentions members of the Houston Launch Club arriving in Pensacola for the Lipton Fish Class challenge.

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Yacht Clubs competing: Biloxi Yacht Club, Houston Yacht Club, Mobile Yacht Club, Pensacola Yacht Club, St. Petersburg Yacht Club, Sarasota Yacht Club, Southern Yacht Club. John S. Bonner, Commodore.

This national competition was hosted by the…

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Houston Ship Channel Map defining general cargo shipside terminals prepared by the Navigation District Engineering Department. Features Brady Island and shows nearby Harrisburg, the land area adjacent and south of the island.

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Engraving featuring a paddle boat navigation Buffalo Bayou in Houston, Texas in the late 19th century