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Boca Chica (Tex.)

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Boca Chica - Palmetto Piling

 File — ELIBR-0154, other: Drawer 1, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents Folder contains one black and white photo of marker erected by State of Texas (1936). Text reads:"These Palmetto piling are the remains of the Boca cChica crossing of the railroad from Boca Chica inlet to White's Ranch on the Rio Grande. Begun by General Frances H. Herron, U.S.A., in 1864 and completed in 1865 by General Philip H. Sheridan for the transportation of military supplies.The cypress piling 1,000 feet north are what remain of a floating bridge constructed...
Dates: 1850s—2000s

Texas-Mexico Travel Album

 Collection — Box BLIBR-0030
Identifier: BLIBR-0030
Content Description Collection of 117 photographs and real-photo postcards. Album begins with ten photographs of street scenes in New Orleans, followed by nine larger zide images of wild flower and plant life in the Rio Grande Valley and Brownsville, Texas. The next thirty-six images depict life along the Texas-Mexico border, including architecture, culture, the Rio Grande, and a July 4th beach outing. Ten images follow of family life in Oklahoma and Mississippi, and then the focus of the album...
Dates: 1917 - 1922