Launching of W. E. Humphreville's first yacht, Hudie; named after Susie Humphreville who mispronounced her name as a child. On Opposite bank Mildred, boat owned by M. R. Waddell. At left: South Texas Grain Elevator.
Boat Emma and steamboat Lawrence at municipal wharves, now Allen's Landing, during flood. Lawrence was gift to Houston Yacht Club in 1905. Ownership changed but ship remained in Houston as excursion steamer.