[An aerial view of American Oil storage tanks in Texas City in 1934]

Description:

An aerial view of two large round black storage tanks of American Oil in Texas City in 1934. In the foreground are other refinery structures. Behind the large storage tanks can be seen some one-story buildings. Further back can be seen some homes and other structures. On the horizon can be seen other structures and the water tower. On the back of the photograph is written in pencil :"2-12-34". Taped to the back of the photograph is a label that reads: "Donated to Texas City Historical Committee by American Oil Company September 15, 1971."

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Galveston County - Texas City
Creation Date: February 12, 1934
Partner(s):
Moore Memorial Public Library
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2006
Usage:
Total Uses: 297
Past 30 days: 1
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: February 12, 1934
  • Digitized: June 13, 2006
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Galveston County - Texas City
Era
Oil and Gas, 1901-Present
Date
February 12, 1934
Description:

An aerial view of two large round black storage tanks of American Oil in Texas City in 1934. In the foreground are other refinery structures. Behind the large storage tanks can be seen some one-story buildings. Further back can be seen some homes and other structures. On the horizon can be seen other structures and the water tower. On the back of the photograph is written in pencil :"2-12-34". Taped to the back of the photograph is a label that reads: "Donated to Texas City Historical Committee by American Oil Company September 15, 1971."

Physical Description:

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

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Contributor(s):
Partner:
Moore Memorial Public Library
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2006
Identifier:
  • : AMIOIL-02
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth15333
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public