Thanks for your comments. My real username is i underscore am underscore jim and I took this picture, but Google with their account merging madness have made it impossible for me to access this account.
I don't know if you noticed the "Show more"note below my description but it explains some of what you added.
Super sad Super Sabre.
It is wonderful and old - L
Kind regards, Finn
@powersalim- can you please contact me? thanks :)
The picture is at the wrong coordinates. Morgan's Point is about 15 miles NNW.
Morgan's Point is at N 29° 40.830 W 094° 59.033
Search for Morgan's Point in Google Earth
Nice photo -- would it be ok to use a slice of it in a collaged video projection for a moment in a small opera?
Here's a little history on the Ordinance Depot:
SAN JACINTO ORDNANCE DEPOT. San Jacinto Ordnance Depot was a World War II facility located on a 4,954-acre reservation on the Houston Ship Channel fifteen miles south of Houston. Its functions were to receive, store, and inspect all classes of ammunition (other than smoke) destined for shipment through its docks or through the New Orleans port and to receive, inspect, recondition, and store ammunition received from posts, camps, stations, and overseas theaters of operations. Captains of the ports of Houston and Galveston objected to the location of an ammunition depot so close to manufacturing plants, shipyards, and an oil refinery, but the United States Coast Guard approved the project. The first commanding officer arrived at the installation on November 21, 1941; on June 1, 1942, the depot received its first shipment of four cars of propellant charges. The first commercial vessel was loaded at San Jacinto on September 7, 1944. The depot supplied both the army and the navy; by December 31, 1945, it had received over 329,000,000 pounds of ammunition and had shipped over 208,000,000 pounds. The San Jacinto Ordnance Depot continued to ship army and navy supplies between 1945 and 1950, but plans had been made for phasing out activities as soon as the decreasing need for war materials would allow. With the involvement of the United States in the Korean conflict, the need for the depot and its services again arose, and phasing out was postponed. In 1959 the depot was declared surplus, and the United States Army Corps of Engineers took custody. In October 1964 all facilities of the San Jacinto Ordnance Depot were sold to the Houston Channel Industrial Corporation for somewhat more than ten million dollars.
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Great composition nd beautiful colour setting.....................like
Best regards from Berlin. Klaus
Very nice capture. I like.