postcard of the cantilever bridge crossing the Neches River
in Southeast Texas. It connects Port Arthur with Bridge City
in Orange County. It is the highest bridge in Texas and is
now known as the Rainbow Bridge. The card was mailed Dec 10,
1950 from Orange, Texas.
Fifth and Main Street location in Orange, Texas in 1895.
Main was only a bayou crossed by the Fifth Street bridge.
TheFirst Baptist Church is under construction in the
background. Wooden fences surround nearby homes.
an Orange, Texas residence after a snowfall. The residence
is two-stories tall and has a porch and a balcony with vines
on it. There is a wooden gazebo in
foreground. A man and a woman wearing coats and hats are
standing on the left side of the frame. In the background
are tall trees.
Hubbards: Baseball men in women's clothing. Photo taken in
1907: Bellevue, Texas.
many oil wells west of Orange, Texas, in an area later named
photograph picturing a lynching in the "hanging tree" at
Fifth and Front Street in Orange, Texas in 1888. Across the
street is a saloon. Many spectators are watching, including
children. A steam engine is standing by in the background
a hanging on Front Street in Orange, Texas. On the left side
of the frame is a tree next to a storefront from which a man
is hanging from one of the limbs. On the ground are several
men and boys, some in hats and vests. Across the street are
more buildings and a boardwalk with a sign that reads,
"Saloon". On the right side of the frame is a train and
railroad tracks that lead into the foreground. Typed across
the top of the photograph is, "Hanging on Front about turn
of century either fourth or fifth."
the Sabine River in Orange, Texas. On the banks of the river
are large buildings, trees, fences and in the background are
three smokestacks. In the top left hand corner are the
on the back of the photograph is, "around 1900 Sabine River
a group of men and women attending the opening of the Sabine
Power Plant in Bridge City, Texas-1960
a view of Main Street in Orange, Texas during a flood in
1916. There are people standing in the knee-deep water. Tall
telephone poles, houses and trees line the road. A sign is
in the foreground on the left side of the frame. "Main St."
is written and faded on the right side.
(So Ike was
NOT a 100 year flood!)
an early flood at Second Street near Green Avenue. There is
a man crossing the flooded street with stilts. There are
houses on either side of the street.-Date Unknown
a fleet berthing facility near Orange, Texas. There is a
large pier with several large boats on top and behind it. In
the center of the peer is a large tower with cables. In the
background is a tree-covered hill and in the foreground is a
stretch of water. Typed across the bottom right hand corner
is, "Brown and Root Inc. Contract NOy 13243, Fleet Berthing
Facilities, Orange/Texas, View of Pier 1 From Pier 2,
8/2/46, NO 64".
of an Armistice Day Parade in Orange, Texas. There is a
large crowd holding a large American flag. In the bottom
right hand corner is a tin roof and on the left hand side is
a building under construction and a telephone pole. Written
across the top is, "Nov. 11th 1918 Orange Tex".
eleven baseball players in baseball uniforms and baseball
gloves. Two other men are standing with them, one in
pinstripe pants, hat, and necktie and the other wears a
pocket watch, hat and is holding a cigar. In the background
is a fence and bleachers upon which a woman and two boys
automobiles traveling on the Orange - Calcasieu Memorial
Bridge across the Sabine River in Orange, Texas. The bridge
was opened on November 11, 1927.
Toale Well Number 1 belonging to the Orange Petroleum
Company in Orange, Texas. Photograph was taken April 29,
photograph of the mothball, or reserve, fleet docked in
postcard picturing the entrance to the DuPont Sabine River
Works, a power and chemical plant in Orange, Texas. Outside
the entrance is a tall flag pole and a landscaped parking
area full of automobiles. -1950
an oil field. Handwritten on the back of the photograph is,
"Orangefield Oilfield 5/31/27."
a group of seven men with a team of two horses moving a
large two story house in Orange, Texas.
an evening Christmas celebration in Orange. There is a large
number of people walking in the street and the street lamps
are decorated with garland.
a wooden bridge near Orangefield, Texas. The bridge is
probably crossing Cow Bayou. Oil derricks stand along the
the Orange Jail in 1888. It is a small building on the
river's edge. -1888
the Orange High School track team.
Information on back of photo:
Left to Right
1. Carl Cottle
2. J.V Tinnin
3. Herbert Massey
5. Grady Watson
6. Leon Skeeler
7. Claude Myers
8. H.O. Metcalfe
the 1st Orange High School football team. Picture was taken
on October 15, 1909.
the employees of First National Bank of Orange, Texas. Some
of the people include:
Row 1, L-R: #5
Row 2, L-R: #8 Mary Broussard, #10 Elise Ritter, #11 J.O.
Sims; Row 3, L-R: #13 Travis Jarvis; Row 4, L-R:#3 Thom
Hudson, #5 Herbert Journey, #10 Johnelle Peveto Armstrong.
Acres oranges-Rain Belt of TX. Orange trees.
the Senior Class of 1932 -1933 at Orange High School in
Orange, Texas. The students wear their caps & gowns before a
backdrop of a wooded landscape.
a dugout home in Orangefield. There is a stick holding up
part of the dugout and there is a tall structure in the
a boat and raft on the Cow Bayou. There is a barrel on the
raft and a barrel in the water.