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Orange County History in Photos

If you a have an article about Orange County or its history, or a photo of an event in Orange County's past and would like to share it with us we will gladly post it on these pages. Please contact me and we will figure out the how-to's. Thanks. Lindsay

 

 
Orange Fire Dept (ca 1950) Tenth at Burton station 


Orange National Guard (ca 1902)
Orange National Guard, at the S.P. Depot,
getting ready to go to the Mexican Border War


Pine Grove fire station (ca 1944)
Fire Station Pine Grove , West Park


Sabine River Bridge
Sabine River Bridge, at the base of Green Avenue, was erected in the early 1920s. 
Prior to this, you had to cross the river on the ferry to go to Louisiana.
The bridge was demolished shortly after I10 was opened


The Salem Methodist Church
The Salem Methodist Church, on John Street, the pastors' pictures are on the top. ca 1920


Torpedo Fleet at Anchor at Orange, Texas -1919
These are torpedo boats, used in WW1, occasion unknown

These photos are from the website of Dr. Howard C. Williams and are used with permission.

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