This Model is located at Texas Parks and Wildlife Dept HQ, in Austin
This model was made prior to the construction of the ship, the Texas was built in 1912-1914
Close up of the forward tower and forward smoke stack. The towers were used for main and secondary battery fire control and look outs.
Nice view of the starboard side of the ship from the aft smoke stack to #4 and #5 14″ turrets.
This is the stern or back of the ship. Special note on this photo is the 5″ stern gun and the other 5″ gun mounted on the side or “Casemate” of the ship. These guns were later removed from these locations.