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M-K-T Freight Terminal, 1811 Ruiz Street, Houston, Harris County, TX



See 11 maps of this location


B&W Photos

HB1111924
View Of West And South Fronts (1992)

HB1111925
View Of South And East Fronts (1992)

HB1111926
View Of South Front (1992)

HB1111927
Distant View Of West And South Fronts (1993)

HB1111928
View Of South Front (1993)

HB1111929
View Of East Front And Shed (1993)

HB1111930
View Of West Front Of Docking Bays, Looking Southeast (1993)

HB1111931
West Side Of South Front (1993)

HB1111932
Detail Of Main Entrance, South Front (1993)

HB1111933
Detail Of Main Entrance And Door Surround, South Front (1993)

HB1111934
Detail Of Lantern Window To East Of Main Entrance, South Front (1993)

HB1111935
Detail Of Elevation Marker, Main Entrance, South Front (1993)

HB1111936
First Floor Window, East Of Main Entrance, South Front (1993)

HB1111937
Docking Bays And Awning, West Front, Looking Northwest (1993)

HB1111938
Docking Bays, Awning, And Drainpipe, West Front, Looking Southeast (1993)

HB1111939
Interior Of Docking Bays, Looking North (1993)

HB1111940
Site View, Looking West On Ruiz Street (1993)

HB1111941
Site View, Looking South On Mckee Street (1993)

HB1111942
Detail Of East Sidelight And Door Surround Panel, Main Entrance, And Interior Staircase (2 1/4 X 1 5/8' Negative) (1993)

HB1111943
Detail Of West Sidelight And Door Surround Panel, Main Entrance (2 1/4 X 1 5/8' Negative) (1993)


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Photo Caption Pages


Item Title


Location
1811 Ruiz Street, Houston, TX

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS TX-3395
Building/structure dates: 1927 initial construction
Significance: Houston's M-K-T Freight Terminal is significant for its association with the growth of Houston's rail freight business in the 1920s, the development of the city's port, and the evolution of Houston as a regional and national transportation center.

Subjects
Freight Terminals


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW OF WEST AND SOUTH FRONTS (1992)
2. VIEW OF SOUTH AND EAST FRONTS (1992)
3. VIEW OF SOUTH FRONT (1992)
4. DISTANT VIEW OF WEST AND SOUTH FRONTS (1993)
5. VIEW OF SOUTH FRONT (1993)
6. VIEW OF EAST FRONT AND SHED (1993)
7. VIEW OF WEST FRONT OF DOCKING BAYS, LOOKING SOUTHEAST (1993)
8. WEST SIDE OF SOUTH FRONT (1993)
9. DETAIL OF MAIN ENTRANCE, SOUTH FRONT (1993)
10. DETAIL OF MAIN ENTRANCE AND DOOR SURROUND, SOUTH FRONT (1993)
11. DETAIL OF LANTERN WINDOW TO EAST OF MAIN ENTRANCE, SOUTH FRONT (1993)
12. DETAIL OF ELEVATION MARKER, MAIN ENTRANCE, SOUTH FRONT (1993)
13. FIRST FLOOR WINDOW, EAST OF MAIN ENTRANCE, SOUTH FRONT (1993)
14. DOCKING BAYS AND AWNING, WEST FRONT, LOOKING NORTHWEST (1993)
15. DOCKING BAYS, AWNING, AND DRAINPIPE, WEST FRONT, LOOKING SOUTHEAST (1993)
16. INTERIOR OF DOCKING BAYS, LOOKING NORTH (1993)
17. SITE VIEW, LOOKING WEST ON RUIZ STREET (1993)
18. SITE VIEW, LOOKING SOUTH ON MCKEE STREET (1993)
19. DETAIL OF EAST SIDELIGHT AND DOOR SURROUND PANEL, MAIN ENTRANCE, AND INTERIOR STAIRCASE (2 1/4 X 1 5/8' negative) (1993)
20. DETAIL OF WEST SIDELIGHT AND DOOR SURROUND PANEL, MAIN ENTRANCE (2 1/4 x 1 5/8' negative) (1993)


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