Fifty-two miles long and recognized as a public works engineering marvel, the Houston Ship Channel gave birth to the nation’s busiest port, its leading export port, its leading break bulk port, and its largest petrochemical complex. Indeed, the town that built a port that built a city sums up the Houston Ship Channel’s first century.
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Houston Remembers World War II Vol. 2, No. 2 – Spring 2005 Download PDF Letter from the Editor 2 Memorials and Memories by Joseph A. Pratt 8 The Cruiser Houston Peacetime Icon, Wartime Martyr by Jim Saye 11 Reinventing Houston: Mexican Americans of the World War II Generation by Maggie Rivas-Rodriguez 14 Facing History-CREW: The men […]
To read the full text of this article by Jim Saye that appeared in the Spring 2005 issue of Houston History, download the pdf version.