[American Oil Company Refinery in Texas City in 1934]

Description:

A view of the American Oil Refinery in Texas City in 1934. In the foreground, a man holds the reins to three mules in tandem, pulling something. A four wheeled car with metal drums and a flatbed truck can be seen behind the man. The refinery buildings, smokestacks and tanks and piping structures can be clearly seen in the picture. A row of railroad cars sit in front of the pipeline structure. On the back of the photograph in pencil is written "10-19-34." Taped to the back of the photograph is "Donated to Texas City Historical Committee by American Oil Company Sept. 15, 1971."

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Galveston County - Texas City
Creation Date: October 19, 1934
Partner(s):
Moore Memorial Public Library
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2006
Usage:
Total Uses: 1,296
Past 30 days: 39
Yesterday: 1
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: October 19, 1934
  • Digitized: June 13, 2006
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Galveston County - Texas City
Era
Oil and Gas, 1901-Present
Date
October 19, 1934
Description:

A view of the American Oil Refinery in Texas City in 1934. In the foreground, a man holds the reins to three mules in tandem, pulling something. A four wheeled car with metal drums and a flatbed truck can be seen behind the man. The refinery buildings, smokestacks and tanks and piping structures can be clearly seen in the picture. A row of railroad cars sit in front of the pipeline structure. On the back of the photograph in pencil is written "10-19-34." Taped to the back of the photograph is "Donated to Texas City Historical Committee by American Oil Company Sept. 15, 1971."

Physical Description:

1 photograph : b&w ; 10 3/4 x 13 1/2 in.

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Contributor(s):
Partner:
Moore Memorial Public Library
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2006
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: AMIOIL
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth15329
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public