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The Dow Chemical Collection - Historical Footage of Lake Jackson and Freeport (1978)
Lake Jackson Historical Museum
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  • Highlights
    Images of Freeport, Texas
    Ferry ferrying truck across river
    Dead sawfish being cut up
    Surveying the land for a chemical plant
    Flowers of Freeport Texas
    Construction begins on Freeport Plant
    Large construction equipment
    Silo construction and plant building construction
    Large pipe construction
    Holding tank construction
    Worker's living facilities
    Construction of worker's living facilities
    Clearing of wild and brush areas for plant construction
    Killing a snake and other wildlife
    Family housing
    Paving new roads and building living facilities
    Clearing land for construction
    Housing construction
    Family life in the family housing facilities
    Dredging land in the brush for building
    Very large crane
    Bulldozing brush
    School and community life in Freeport including dances and parades and fishing and BBQ
    African American men responsible for the preparation of Barbecue.
    Community events and life in Freeport
    Parade in Freeport, children riding bicycles
    Horseback riding in the brush
    Rodeo and carnival events in Freeport
    Cowboys in Freeport
    Chemical plant nearing completion
    Chemical plant up and running
    Awards ceremony for newly completed chemical plant