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Houston - Beaumont - Lake Charles Industrial Area: Oil Reserves Corporation c. 1962

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  • Title: Houston - Beaumont - Lake Charles Industrial Area
  • Author: Oil Reserves Corporation
  • Date: c. 1962
  • Medium: Printed
  • Condition: Very Good - age toning, light foxing, fragile paper, issued folding
  • Inches: 25 x 24 3/4 [Paper]
  • Centimeters: 63.5 x 62.87 [Paper]
  • Product ID: 319001

Map of the Texas and Louisiana Gulf Coast showing pictorial representations of major industrial locales and other attractions. Includes Harris, Galveston, Brazoria, Chambers, Liberty, Montgomery, Hardin, Jefferson, Orange, Tyler, Newton, San Jacinto, and Polk Counties, Texas, and Cameron, Calcasieu, and Beauregard Parishes, Louisiana. Major topographical features include Lake Sabine and Sabine Pass, Galveston Bay, and West Bay, among others. Map also marks rail routes and contains a numbered legend listing industrial companies by region. Notable places and companies include NASA, the Shell Corporation, the Astrodome, and Jetero and Houston International Airports (today Bush Intercontinental and Hobby, respectively). Icons along the map's lower border indicate the types of industry represented: Shipping, Oyster Shell, Oil Refinery, Chemicals, Paper Mill, Rubber, Power Plant, Nylon, Cycling Plant, O.R.C. Oil or Gas Field, Other Oil or Gas Field, and Water. Features the cities and towns of Houston, Galveston, Baytown, Crosby, Texas City, Port Arthur, Beaumont, Orange, Conroe, and Cleveland, among others.