A Visit to the Battleship Texas (BB35), March 26, 2001



Scott is as excited as the day he enlisted!

Starboard side towards the bow

My Navy days are flooding back!

Scott and the stern guns



Rear battery 14 inch guns

BB35 built in 1913

Former Monument Inn restaurant falling down




The Galley

Center turret, starboard side, facing stern

Starboard 5 inch guns

Make more gasoline or I'll shoot!



Forward battery aims at Santa Anna's encampment


Number 1 turret, port 14 inch gun

Number 1 turret, starboard 14 inch gun

Number 1 turret, frontal battery direction finder





Former Monument Inn getting worse


Crows nest was off limits

Battleship Texas visitor's center

Center turret and crane facing stern

Dentist office

Visitors may not take naps!

Shore leave result?

Operating room

Officer's quarters

Scott heads down to the engine room





Really old stuff!

Propeller shaft heading out of ship



Darkened off-limits areas, illuminated by flash

Haven't cleaned these areas up yet



Hey you kids! Get out of my yard!





Sam Houston's twin sisters cannons

Darn power lines!

Cemetary near Texan's encampment



David's flagship and the flagship of Texas



Still refurbishing the San Jacinto Monument

BB35 stands sentry nearby

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