Texas Iron works was located at 1401 Maury in Houston, Texas. They manufactured oil field supplies and also did repair work. Among their services were pipe straightening, threading and heavy forging plus acetylene and electric welding. Shown here is a multiple crank disk truck.
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The Sloane Gallery contains images of Houston from the early 1900s thru the 1980s. The emphasis will be on black and white photography created during the building boom era of mid 1920 - 1936. Located at 1570 South Dairy Ashford, Suite 113, Houston, TX 77077. Gallery Hours - Tuesday - Friday 12PM - 6PM and Saturday 12PM - 4PM.
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