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Galveston - No Barrier or Seawall Protection

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This image, of Galveston, depicts the lack of a seawall or other barrier before the "Great Storm of 1900."

After the storm devastated the town, changes were made.  One of the changes was a new seawall to try to prevent such a disaster from ever happening again.


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Galveston, before the "Great Storm of 1900."  Online, courtesy U.S. National Archives.

 

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