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Floating Wreckage from Galveston Nears Texas City

Unprotected by a seawall, Galveston's houses—many made of wood—are ripped apart and tossed around like matchsticks during the Great Storm of 1900.

This image, published by Underwood & Underwood, shows a scene from the disaster's aftermath. The Library of Congress provides this description:

Floating wreckage near Texas City—typical scene for miles along the water front—Galveston disaster.

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Media Credits

Library of Congress, Underwood & Underwood

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