Burning Oil Well

Description:

Photograph on postcard of the C.L. Perkins No. 5 oil well on fire near Ranger, Texas in 1919. Fire and smoke reach high in the sky, towering over the nearby trees.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Eastland County - Ranger
Creation Date: 1919
Partner(s):
Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2009
Usage:
Total Uses: 118
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1919
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Eastland County - Ranger
Era
Oil and Gas, 1901-Present
Date
1919  
Description:

Photograph on postcard of the C.L. Perkins No. 5 oil well on fire near Ranger, Texas in 1919. Fire and smoke reach high in the sky, towering over the nearby trees.

Note:

From the J. D. Bonner Collection

Physical Description:

1 postcard : b&w ; 5 x 3 in.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): fires | smoke
Partner:
Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2009
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: PBPM_72-017-029
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth49866
Resource Type: Postcard
Format: Image