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The Wild Extremes Texas Photographers Go To for Thrilling Storm Shots

The Wild Extremes Texas Photographers Go To for Thrilling Storm Shots

…“films featuring tornadoes.” First, we have Galveston native King Vidor, who survived that city’s great hurricane of 1900. Though he…

Galveston Island State Park’s Beachside Set to Reopen for First Time Since 2019

Galveston Island State Park’s Beachside Set to Reopen for First Time Since 2019

…notably Hurricane Ike in 2008. With the help of personnel and volunteers, the park was cleaned up and temporarily reopened…

Texas Beaches Are Awash In Baby Dolls, Messages in a Bottle, and Other Oddities

Texas Beaches Are Awash In Baby Dolls, Messages in a Bottle, and Other Oddities

…water from the Caribbean into the Gulf, which can intensify the strength of a hurricane. Aside from horrifying doll body…

Hunting for Haunted Galveston

Hunting for Haunted Galveston

…and the tragic events of the 1900 hurricane. The “Great Storm” of September 8, 1900, killed at least 6,000 Galveston…

Ghosts of Galveston

Ghosts of Galveston

…tragedies washed over Galveston as regularly as the tides: deadly fires, yellow-fever epidemics, and hurricanes. Anecdotally, this legacy of destruction…

In the Ballpark: A TH moment with Nolan Ryan

In the Ballpark: A TH moment with Nolan Ryan

…that you put in the family garage when a hurricane was coming. RYAN: Yeah, I talked my parents into letting…

A Stitch in Time

A Stitch in Time

The 1877-era sailing ship Elissa lost only one sail during Hurricane Ike’s rampage through Galveston. (Photo courtesy of Galveston Historical…

Into the Big Thicket

Into the Big Thicket

…rains had closed most of the classic Big Thicket paddling options during my visit. Downed wood from Hurricane Ike last…

Make Waves This Winter

Make Waves This Winter

…after the disastrous 1900 hurricane. Events start in December, with a celebration of Gary Cartwright’s new book The Hotel Galvez:…

Hills of Home

Hills of Home

…church congregation displaced by Hurricane Katrina), will doubtless provide the best eating day of my trip. The next morning begins…

Cottages by the Sea

Cottages by the Sea

…Gulf of Mexico, but within view of it—sits on stilts so sturdy they held up even when Hurricane Ike pushed…

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