How did the 1900 hurricane forever change the Texas shipping industry?
The Supply Chain Journal
SEPTEMBER 12, 2021
On Sept. 8, 1900, a Category 4 hurricane smashed on shore in Galveston, an island city of about 38,000 people on the Gulf Coast of Texas. The hurricane had maximum winds surpassing 135 miles per hour and a storm surge that inundated as much as a third of the city with 5 to 12 feet of water.