Stage set for 'Backstage at Allen's Landing'

April 24, 2015 3:35 PM

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Brown water swirled and eddied as it rounded the bend where White Oak and Buffalo Bayous converge. The red brick fortress of the Harris County Jail and a train trestle loomed above.

But wild grape vines draped verdantly over the rampart. The Gothic-looking Willow Street Pump Station beckoned from atop a terraced knoll, and the graceful arc of the Main Street Viaduct framed a green view farther upstream.

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