I missed the 54th anniversary of Hurricane Carla last month, but I'll post this entry anyway. I've posted a few items in the past about Carla's effects on Sugar Land.
Many local families took shelter in the refinery. It was a safe haven for those who didn't want to weather the storm in their homes. A couple of older buildings in the refinery complex suffered some damage, however.
Here are a few additional items I found when researching Carla a couple of months ago.