Circus Train

May 2016 Once upon a time, the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus train would roll through town. It is no more. This was taken where the old Southern Pacific (now Union Pacific) main line crosses Beechnut in Houston, just south of Bellaire.

Spring along South Rice

It’s just a drainage ditch that runs out from under the streets of Bellaire, down between the two sides of South Rice Avenue and empties into Brays Bayou. Maybe it was once a natural little bayou that was channelized, or maybe it’s a remnant of the time this area was all rice paddies. Most likely, […]