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Houston Yacht Club, 1941 Aerial View Photograph

Archival materials:

Houston waterways materials online at Rice University, including Houston Yacht Club archival materials

Houston waterways materials online at Houston Metropolitan Research Center, Houston Public Library

Houston images online at University of Houston digital collections

Houston Yacht Club archives, LaPorte, Texas, Fleet Historian, at 281-471-1255

Postcard of the Turning Basin, Buffalo Bayou, Houston Texas

Published books:

From Buffalo Bayou to Galveston Bay : the centennial history of the Houston Yacht Club, 1897-1997 / by Dora F. (Sam) Akkerman. LaPorte, Tex.: Houston Yacht Club, 1998.

The port of Houston; a history /by Marilyn McAdams Sibley. Austin, University of Texas Press [1968]

Along forgotten river : photographs of Buffalo Bayou and the Houston Ship Channel, 1997-2001 : with accounts of early travelers to Texas, 1767-1858 / Geoff Winningham. Austin: Texas State Historical Association, 2003.

The story of Buffalo Bayou and the Houston Ship Channel / by R. M. Farrar. Houston, Tex.: Chamber of Commerce, 1926.

Galveston Bay / by Sally Antrobus. College Station: Texas A & M University Press, ©2005.

Best easy day hikes Houston / Keith Stelter. Guilford, Conn.: Flacon, 2009. Features Buffalo Bayou.

Loading Cotton aboard Japanese Steamship


Buffalo Bayou Partnership - non-profit organization working to preserve Buffalo Bayou

Port of Houston Authority - The Port of Houston is made up of the Port of Houston Authority and the 150-plus private companies along the Ship Channel. The Port of Houston is a 25-mile-long complex of diversified public and private facilities a few hours' sailing time from the Gulf.


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