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HOUSTON METROPOLITAN RESEARCH CENTER COLLECTIONS

MSS 0114.0687--Barges tied up at Allen's Landing at the foot of Main Street, rail mounted dragline unloading barge and horse drawn carts in foreground, looking down Main Street.

The Photographic Archives Database contains records of photographs selected from approximately four million images in the Houston Metropolitan Research Center's (HMRC) archival collections. The searchable records offer glimpses of day-to-day life in Houston and Texas from the 1860s to the 1980s, and cover subjects such as farming, industry, oil exploration, transportation, festivals, parades, natural disasters, and cultural, civic and sporting events.

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